White Spots

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WHITE SPOTS or hypocalcification areas can now be treated in one visit and without a drill! Starting this December, GSD will be offering ICON treatment to painlessly and beautifully correct these white spot lesions! Call or email to inquire! Repost 📸 by the wonderful

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Retainers

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RETAINERS • every patient asks me how long they need to wear their retainer for after #invisalign. My answer? For life. Teeth always shift, and consistent nightly retention is the absolute best way to keep your alignement…well, aligned!

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Teeth Cleaning

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According to research conducted by the Mayo Clinic, Periodontitis is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease and that people with chronic gum disease have increased thickness of their neck blood vessels. There is also a strong correlation between diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and evidence that people with diabetes benefit from professional teeth

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Nightguard

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“You’re either grinding your teeth or chewing on rocks!”-things I’ve said to a patient 😆 It’s no wonder why teeth, fillings and even porcelain crowns will chip, or even fail because of grinding! Nighttime grinding can have forces upwards of 900 pounds of pressure 💪🏼 Talk to your dentist about making a custom nightguard and

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Dental Infections

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Dental infections are no joke 💣Once a cavity gets too deep it starts a cascade of irreversible symptoms which can lead to a dental abscess. These swellings not only hurt but they can be very dangerous and travel to deeper spaces. If a dental abscess forms you only have two choices of treatment. Root canal

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Sealants

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SEALANTS✨ I recommend them for YOU👉🏼YOU👈🏼 and YOU👋🏼! Most of us have grooves and cracks in our molars that collect bacteria and are too narrow to properly clean! If we seal them properly with sealants (not gold 😎) we can prevent future cavities! Absolutely NOT just for kids!

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Chewing on Ice

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Chewing on ice falls into a broader category called Pica. “Pica” which some of you may have heard about before, describes the craving and chewing of substances that have no nutritional value — such as ice, clay, soil or paper. This habit which many people suffer from can also be masking underlying nutritional deficiencies. If

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Dry Mouth

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Dry mouth also known as xerostomia affects 10% of the population (more often in women 💁🏻than men) and if you suffer from it, the effects can be devastating! Dry mouth is extremely uncomfortable and can lead to problems with speech, eating, cavities and altered taste! Most often dry mouth is caused by a decrease in

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Oil Pulling

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Oil Pulling and Canker Sores👌🏼! Coconut oil is natures anti-inflammatory. It can reduce the swelling that causes these sores to rub against teeth more often, while soothing the pain. Coconut oil happens to also be antibacterial and antiviral ✨, helping to heal those canker sores faster! If you suffer from canker sores try oil pulling

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Smoking

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Quitting Smoking is not easy, but you can do it. To have the best chance of quitting and staying quit-you need to know what you’re up against, what your options are, and where to go for help. Set your goals and get to it!

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Brushing

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Looking for a magic pill? It’s 2 minutes ⏳Most of us brush anywhere from 30 seconds to 1 minute leaving behind food and plaque that can lead to decay, gingivitis and periodontitis (bone loss). I love using an electric toothbrush because they have timers and notifications to tell you to move to another area of

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Porcelain Veneers

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  Out with the old in with the new 💥Changing four old #porcelainveneers with new ones • redesigning contour, shape and color to harmonize @kfabny‘s beautiful teeth to the rest of her! Thanks lady! Not all that seems the same IS the same! When deciding on #veneers make sure your #cosmeticdentist partners with only the

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Getting Kids to Brush

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If you make brushing look like fun, your kids will want to do it too. Let them copy you. Buy them the same color 🔵🔵 toothbrush as you have, or try an electric one, which may be more entertaining for them. Let them try brushing your teeth and then you can brush theirs to make

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