Choose the Right Mouthwash

If you would like extra protection against tooth decay and gum disease, consider adding rinsing with mouthwash to your daily oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash does not replace brushing and flossing your teeth, but it can complement the positive effects to your oral health. Mouthwash can do many things for your smile, including: - Freshen your breath - Help prevent tooth... read more »

Benefits of Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is the process Dr. Niles and Dr. Niles-Smith use to attach materials directly to a tooth to improve the color or shape. The tooth enamel is fused with the bonding material, which may be porcelain or resin, to create a strong restoration that feels like your original tooth. What are the benefits of dental bonding? - Unlike some... read more »

3 Things That Aggravate Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity has a wide variety of causes, ranging from enamel erosion to genetics. Having sensitive teeth can make eating your favorite foods uncomfortable or unbearable. And while having sensitive teeth is not necessarily a sign of neglect or decay, there are things you can do that can worsen it. Here are three. Excessive mouthwash - Who doesn’t like fresh... read more »

7 Tips on How to Get Your Braces off Quickly

As you sit there in class, do you ever despise the wires that poke you? Or do you ever daydream about the day you get your braces off? Well, we get it, and we’re happy to tell you that there are a seven things you can do to finish your orthodontic treatment quickly! First, attend all of your orthodontic appointments... read more »

It’s Never too Late to Straighten Your Teeth.

Braces used to be just for children, but that notion is now long gone. People of all ages are embracing the benefits of braces, and now you can too. There are more than 1 million American adults currently wearing braces and reaping their benefits. There are many benefits to getting braces and, in some ways, adults may appreciate the results... read more »