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By |July 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Puyallup Hours

Top 3 Smile Makeover Alternatives

Very few of us are perfectly happy with our natural smile. In fact, more than half of American adults are not satisfied with the appearance of their teeth. If you are self-conscious about having crooked teeth or just want to freshen up your looks, you can consider different smile makeover alternatives to create the perfect […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Blog, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on Top 3 Smile Makeover Alternatives

How to maintain good orthodontic hygiene at home?

One of the vital elements for maintaining optimal oral health is great oral hygiene at home.

When you are going under orthodontic treatment, good oral hygiene is even more important, as plaque builds up quicker around brackets, bands, and wires.

To prevent gum disease and cavities, you need to clean both your teeth and braces properly.

Teeth cleaning […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Blog, orthodontic hygiene|Comments Off on How to maintain good orthodontic hygiene at home?

Good oral hygiene is the first step to the perfect smile

Do you take a good overall care of your smile? How often do you brush and floss? If you do that on a regular basis, you should be proud of yourself, as the Americans who really take good dental care of themselves are not many. In fact, it is less than 30% of U.S. adults, […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Blog, oral hygiene|Comments Off on Good oral hygiene is the first step to the perfect smile

How can orthodontic treatment change your life?

Are you perfectly happy with your smile? Or are you secretly dreaming about having one of those brilliant straight Hollywood grins, so you can smile whenever you want, without being conscious about your looks? If you are not absolutely confident about your smile, you should know that more than 50% of all Americans share your destiny.  However, thanks to modern dentistry and professional orthodontic specialists like the team of Orthodontic Excellence, you can now achieve the smile of your dreams. […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Blog, orthodontic treatment|Comments Off on How can orthodontic treatment change your life?

Fluoride and dental health

Fluoride is natural occurring mineral that can be found in different types of food and water. Every day, fluoride helps the enamel to receive the mineral lost through the demineralization process. The enamel layer, which is the protective layer of your teeth, loses mineral (demineralization) when acids from sugars in the mouth and plaque bacteria […]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Blog, Fluoride and dental health|Comments Off on Fluoride and dental health

How to choose a toothpaste based on your oral needs?

It is that time again when you have to buy new toothpaste. But wait! Do you know which to choose? How can you be sure that the kind of toothpaste you picked up from the shelf is good for your teeth and gums? In this article, you will learn about the types of toothpaste you […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Blog, toothpaste|Comments Off on How to choose a toothpaste based on your oral needs?

What are the effects of alcohol on your teeth?

Today, moderate alcohol consumption is considered to be a healthy lifestyle, even though alcohol is not necessarily considered healthy. The mixed reputation of alcohol comes from the short-term and long-term effects it has on the human body and health. In this article, you will learn about the effects of alcohol on your teeth, gums, and […]

By |November 30th, 2016|alcohol, Blog|Comments Off on What are the effects of alcohol on your teeth?

Why do children grind their teeth? – Is it serious?

Bruxism, commonly known as teeth grinding, is a serious condition where the patient clenches the teeth vigorously and moves the jaw. This causes the strong enamel of the teeth to erode, resulting in what is commonly known as tooth erosion. Despite all this, bruxism in children is rather common. In this article, you will learn […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Blog, Bruxism|Comments Off on Why do children grind their teeth? – Is it serious?

What is oral thrush and how can a dentist help?

Thrush is the name of a mouth infection caused by the Candida fungus. The Candida fungus lives in many people’s mouths, but if they overgrow, it will cause oral thrush. This condition is a surface infection and could affect the corners of your mouth, the tongue, the roof of your mouth, the inside of the […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Blog, oral thrush|Comments Off on What is oral thrush and how can a dentist help?