The ADA (or American Dental Association) has been around for 125 years, making sure dental products are safe and effective for the public to use in its quest to advance oral health. Advertising can be misleading, and for as long as products have been around, sales pitches have been exaggerating claims.
The ADA has set standards
Taking care of your teeth and gums is not really that hard to do. Diligently brushing and flossing twice a day, along with bi-annual dental visits for cleanings and checkups can go a long way in ensuring that your smile is healthy for years to come. But adding a good mouthwash to your daily mix
These days, braces are not your only option to straighten front and side teeth or correct a misaligned bite. The Invisalign® treatment has fast become a viable option in what has long been traditional braces. It is always nice to have choices, and depending on your needs, you may be a good candidate for Invisalign.
It’s easy to think of your teeth when you consider a beautiful smile, but your gums are just as vital when it comes to flashing those pearly whites! You really can’t have a healthy smile without healthy gums. Your gums are the pillars that support your teeth in doing their job.
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There needs to be enough tooth enamel available above the gum line for your dentist to place a crown or a large filling. Sometimes there simply isn’t enough available for the crown to be properly seated and cemented into place.
When this happens, your dentist might recommend that you receive a crown-lengthening treatment. This is an