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Surprising Foods That Sabotage Your Dental Health

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 2:15 pm
A bowl of saltine crackers ready to disrupt your dental health

Cavities are nature’s way of telling you you’ve been neglecting your dental health. These small pits form in your teeth when the acid from bacterial plaque eats away at your enamel over time. While it’s obvious that candy or sweet drinks can cause cavities, some foods are much harder to sus out.

If you want to learn more about cavities and how foods impact your dental health, continue reading. Below are examples of four unassuming products that may give you a toothache.


What If I Only Want Invisalign for My Top Teeth?

September 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 3:39 pm
Woman wearing red plaid in front of sunny trees inserting top Invisalign tray

Invisalign is a popular way to get a more unified smile without the hassle of bulky metal braces. That said, many patients who are happy with their lower teeth wonder whether they can reposition just the upper set. While this kind of single arch treatment is possible, it’s not always recommended. Keep reading to learn why!


Smile Makeover: Combining Dental Implants and Orthodontics

August 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 8:06 pm
A man smiling with braces over his dental implants

So, you’ve recently had a successful dental implant, but now you wish to address other aspects of your smile. You searched through multiple options and found that braces or some other orthodontic treatments would be a good solution.

The problem? Orthodontic treatments work to shift your teeth into alignment with various methods. Will the titanium post in your jawbone present a problem? Continue reading to explore this conundrum in more detail.


Dental Bridges or Partial Dentures: Which Are Right for Me?

July 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 3:38 pm
A partial denture sitting on the palm of someone's hand

If missing teeth are affecting your oral health or confidence, there are a few options for tooth replacement to choose from, such as dental bridges or partial dentures. Although they both can restore your smile, there are a few differences that can help you determine which one is best for your unique situation. Here’s what you need to know to find out if dental bridges or partial dentures are right for you.


What to Do if you Lose your Invisalign Aligner

June 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 6:55 am
Invisalign aligner lying on a table

One of the main things that Invisalign aligners have over other kinds of orthodontics is the fact that they’re removable. While traditional braces tend to come with quite a few dietary restrictions, Invisalign aligners can be removed before mealtime, meaning that you can eat just about anything you want.

However, that removability also means that you can lose your Invisalign aligners if you aren’t careful. If you do, here are a few things that you can do to make sure that you stay on track with your Invisalign treatment.


Is it Possible for Veneers to Make My Teeth Sensitive?

May 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 5:22 pm
person smiling and drinking coffee

Veneers can cover up just about any aesthetic issues you may have with your smile, transforming a set of less-than-stellar teeth into the pearly whites you’d always hoped for. As you may know, this involves removing a small portion of your enamel and replacing it with a set of thin porcelain shells.

If you’re interested in getting veneers, the prospect of removing a portion of your enamel may be a little bit intimidating to you—you may wonder if that could make your teeth more sensitive. If you’re curious, here’s what you should know about the prospect of sensitivity when it comes to your veneers. 


The Surprising History of Fluoride

April 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 12:10 am
Open book with the words “Fluoride F”

It’s no secret that dental experts consider fluoride to be extremely important for preventing cavities; in fact, the American Dental Association will only give their Seal of Acceptance to toothpaste that contains fluoride. But how exactly were the benefits of this essential mineral discovered? Here’s a quick overview of the history of fluoride and how it came to be so relied upon.


Does Smoking Affect Your Chances of Getting Dental Implants?

March 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 12:12 pm
a man breaking a cigarette in half

Dental implants are widely considered the best option by most dental professionals for replacing missing teeth. They offer incomparable stability and longevity, as well as being very natural-looking. The biocompatible steel posts are embedded into the jawbone, mimicking the tooth from root to crown. The posts eventually integrate naturally with the jaw, giving you the long-lasting support that a complete set of natural teeth offers. However, to be a good candidate for implants, your oral health needs to be in good condition. So, does smoking impact the chances of getting the gold standard of tooth replacements? Here’s what to know about smoking and dental implants.


How Long Can You Wear Your Dentures in a Day?

February 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 7:20 am
a woman taking her dentures out after a certain amount of time

Whether you need to replace several teeth or an entire arch, dentures are a wonderful option for restoring your pearly whites. They can return the confidence that comes with a complete and natural-looking smile. Additionally, they give you back the functioning that comes with having a full set of teeth, such as bite power. You can also count on your prosthetic to last up to 10 years or more. However, despite all these benefits, it’s essential to give your mouth a daily break from your dentures. Read on to learn about the optimal time for wearing them in a 24-hour period.


Will Missing Teeth Affect My Appearance?

January 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_resnick @ 6:43 pm

No matter how you’ve lost a tooth, it can be stressful. You might be concerned about a few things, including how missing a tooth will affect your appearance.

As it turns out, the relationship between missing teeth and facial structure is complicated and depends on several factors. If you want to know how tooth loss will affect how you look, here’s a guide that can tell you more about that, and what you can do about the issue.

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