We all want that Hollywood smile, although sometimes, because of genetics, we are left with less than perfect smiles. The wonderful thing about advancing technology in the dental world is one’s options to achieve the smile that they have always wanted but maybe never had! Have you considered straightening your smile lately? As an adult, […]
It’s no secret that an important part of our self-confidence comes from our appearance, and one feature that plays a pivotal role in this is our smile. What if we’re unhappy with our teeth? One of the most effective ways to boost your confidence in this aspect is the use of dentures. Dentures are not […]
When it comes to your dental health, you know that choosing the right products has a large bearing on proper dental care. This is why it’s so important to consider what products to choose from toothpaste to toothbrushes to something more advanced like a Waterpik device. If you grab the most basic and least expensive […]
It is a scary fact that about 40% of 2-5-year-olds that have not been to a dentist develop cavities. Proper oral health is very important to a child’s development and instilling that in them from an early age is crucial. For many parents, it can be a bit of a struggle to get their children […]
Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, so you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep it in good condition. Outside of brushing regularly, though, it can be hard to know the best ways to care for your teeth. Here are 3 dental tips to make sure your […]
It seems like people who want whiter teeth and are overall health-conscious, are always looking for ways to keep their smile clean and healthy between meals. Thankfully, it’s not that hard to do! Snack Healthy If you snack all day long, especially on sugary foods, that means that food and bacteria-causing sugar stick to […]
Yes, they are only around for a short while, but healthy primary teeth are still important. Strong baby teeth set the stage for even stronger adult teeth. When you help children establish good oral care practices early, they will continue those habits for life. Top 3 No-Nos for Toddlers There are several factors that can […]
Dental implants are certainly the most popular restoration options for a missing tooth or teeth. But this has not always been the case; in the past, dentures and dental bridges were the more readily used to fix missing teeth. Just like many dental procedures, dental implants have pros and cons and is not for everyone. […]
We all hope to breeze through our six-month check-up and dental cleaning without a cavity, but not everyone is so lucky. When found quickly and filled in by your dentist in a timely fashion, small cavities can be prevented from turning into painful and expensive issues. But what exactly are cavities and what causes them? […]
The modern toothbrush you use is an essential tool for maintaining good oral hygiene. The current synthetic or nylon toothbrush has been around for decades, after undergoing many changes and evolving over time. The Ancient Egyptians and Chew Sticks The Ancient Egyptians are credited for many useful creations, most notably their unique instruments for dental […]
Dental work while pregnant is a common concern for expectant mothers. Preventative care such as professional cleanings and routine exams are not only safe during pregnancy but recommended. Gestation causes an increase in hormone levels, resulting in swollen and bleeding gums. Inflammation can cause food to get trapped between teeth and below the gum line, […]
Are you looking for a way to protect your teeth or a loved one’s teeth? At our D’Iberville, MS dental office we believe preventative dental care is extremely important for optimal oral health. For this reason, we offer dental sealants to all of our patients. Although at-home dental care such as brushing and flossing can […]
We’ve all heard those dental habits you should be practicing regularly – floss, brush twice a day, see your dentist for your cleanings. But there are also dental habits you should stay away from that you might not be aware of.
Having crooked or misaligned teeth can lead to a host of problems, including jaw pain, tooth wear, and improper mouth function. Traditional metal braces will straighten your smile, adjust spacing issues and align your bite. But traditional braces are very eye-catching.
Custom mouth guards are dental orthotics that protect your teeth and mouth from injury they can be used as a shield during contact sports.
When most of our D’Iberville dental patients think of good oral hygiene, they think of white, straight teeth. But, did you know optimal oral health goes far beyond a pretty smile?