Maintaining the Beauty of Your Dental Veneers

Choosing dental veneers has helped you reach the smile you have been dreaming of. Adapting some new everyday habits will help ensure that they provide you with your ideal smile for many years to come. Even though the porcelain veneers are not vulnerable to tooth decay, they will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene regimen. Be... read more »

The Differences Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

Gum disease is a very complex dental issue that can leave many confused and puzzled. If you are one who doesn’t quite understand the disease, our Ken Caryl Dental Center team is happy to help you! First, we would like to explain that the disease involves two different stages: gingivitis and periodontitis. These stages are very different and you can... read more »

Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is a term used to describe problems related to the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. These sophisticated ball and socket joints allow you to open your mouth, chew your food, speak and also enable some facial expressions. Early symptoms of a TMJ disorder include a persistent dull ache near the ears or temples, which is often accompanied... read more »

3 Things to Look for When Purchasing a Child’s Toothbrush

As you search for the perfect child’s toothbrush at the store, you might feel a little bit confused or overwhelmed. If that’s the case, you are not alone. Toothbrushes can be very tricky, especially when it comes to picking the perfect brush for your child. So, to help you choose the best brush, we recommend picking one that: Is easy... read more »

3 Reasons to Try Dental Veneers

Many people dream of having a flawless smile. Dental veneers are a way to achieve that. Having a flawless smile is not only appealing, it is also a way to boost your self-esteem and feel better about yourself in your particular needs. Dental veneers are small, thin, tooth-colored and custom-made shells that fit over your teeth. Because they are custom... read more »

How Invisalign® can Change the Way You Smile

If you have been dreaming of a straighter, brighter smile without turning to traditional braces for the result, you may be in luck! Our office offers Invisalign® treatment for our patients who are a good match for this system. As you may have heard, traditional braces can be painful; they can cause mouth sores or irritation from the wires in... read more »

What is a Plaque Discoloring Agents?

Do you know why it’s important to brush and floss? Mostly, you need to remove the plaque that can harden into tartar. Sadly, while you can remove plaque by brushing and flossing, once it’s hardened, only a dentist can remove it and can lead to gum disease, which can lead to the loss of teeth and gum tissue. Fortunately, there... read more »

Dental Checkups: Is It Time?

If you do everything right—brush twice a day, floss and visit your dentist every six months-you’re doing a great job. But, did you know that what you are doing might not be enough. Arguably there is nothing you can do that is more important for your oral health than cleaning it well. But, there are other times when it’s important... read more »

How to Care for Your Dental Implants

We all know or have at least heard the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth. And, when you receive dental implants, it’s still extremely important. Many people think that because implants are fake teeth, they don’t need to care for them as if they are natural. However, it is important to care for your implants as if they are... read more »

Protect Your Smile from Wear

Your teeth are tough. In fact, with proper care they can last a lifetime. Unfortunately, there are many things that can wear down your teeth. Today, we’re going to address three of the more common issues that culprits. On an important note, the wear we will be discussing does not include tooth decay or injuries caused by trauma. Wear is... read more »