Has Gerd (Acid Reflux) Eroded Your Smile? Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help

When you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux disease, your smile is hugely impacted. This is because strong, corrosive acids that normally reside in your stomach can make their way up to your mouth. When this happens, these acids can quickly work to damage tooth enamel. Enamel is essential for protecting [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are replacements for missing teeth that incorporate a small screw into your jaw with a crown fixed onto the end. Dental implants are rapidly becoming known as the most effective replacement for your natural teeth due to their strength, durability, and beauty. If you’re considering dental implants for your missing teeth, you probably [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Thank you for your kind words! #HappyPatient

From time to time we enjoy sharing the kind words we receive from our patients. Below is a recent review from an actual patient that we would like to take this opportunity to share. "I was a crying mess when I finally showed up at DC Dental Spa, but the whole team was completely professional from [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Dcds Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Custom Mouthguards: Are They Really Worth It?

Many people remember mouthguards as those bulky, uncomfortable things that they had to wear during childhood sports. Buying mouthguards at the store is easy and can be relatively inexpensive, but they’re often the wrong fit for our individual mouths. This not only makes store-bought mouthguards uncomfortable—they tend to lack in their ability to fully protect [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Root Resorption: What Is It and What Can Be Done?

Root resorption is a generally uncommon problem where your tooth’s structure is actually eaten away. Although resorption is a natural process that happened to all of us when we were kids (think about shedding your primary teeth and getting permanent teeth), root resorption shouldn’t occur in adult teeth. How does root resorption happen, and what [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Is Chewing Gum Bad for Your Teeth?

Chewing gum has come a long way since it was first introduced. Most chewing gums now are made without sugar, the ingredient that caused dentists to caution their patients against participating in this popular practice! Although many people chew gum to help freshen their breath after a meal, this practice can have some surprising benefits [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Tips to Avoid Dry Socket After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom tooth removal is a procedure that millions of people have done every year. Dry socket can happen within a few days after wisdom teeth are removed. This happens when the blood clot that stops the bleeding and encourages healing dislodges itself and exposes the bone. This is very painful, so here are some tips from [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Don’t Ignore That Wisdom Tooth

These days, many people find that getting their wisdom teeth removed is the best course of action for their smile. Our wisdom teeth are often so far back in our mouths that they’re impossible to keep clean with regular brushing, often resulting in cavities and decay. As humans have evolved, wisdom teeth aren’t needed as [...]

By |February 25th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Is Mouthwash Really Necessary?

Although mouthwash is no substitute for regular brushing and flossing, mouthwash can function as a great aid to your oral health when used appropriately. There are many different kinds of mouthwash, and not everyone has the same oral care needs. However, the benefits of mouthwash are numerous, so if you don’t incorporate using mouthwash into [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments

Nutrient Deficiencies and Oral Health

Everyone knows that diet plays a crucial role in our health, but diet is also extremely important for our oral health. Of course foods that you eat such as sugar can immediately impact your teeth; however, vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that we consume both from foods and from supplements have a larger role to play [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Dcds Blog|0 Comments