X-rays are an important diagnostic tool that can save you physical, emotional, and financial distress. Tooth decay and other problems may be forming between or below your teeth that cannot be seen by the naked eye. Digital x-rays were invented to make x-rays easier, faster, and more comfortable. Take our true and false quiz below to find out what you know about digital x-rays.
Are you a woman? Are you aware of the increased risk you have for gum disease because you are female? Fluctuating hormones put women at risk for dry mouth, periodontal disease, and other oral health issues from puberty to post menopause. Most women probably are not aware of this fact. Even as a teen, girls need to be diligent with their oral health care to ward off these dental issues. Read on to find out why women are at risk.
Tooth whitening is a popular industry these days, racking up billions of dollars. People want white teeth. White teeth look nice and make you feel better about yourself. They even come with many other perks. Research shows that people with a nice smile have more romantic opportunities, more professional opportunities, more friends, and overall get more attention, but are you a bleachaholic? Tooth whitening can be a good thing, but over bleaching can damage your teeth. How often do you bleach? Take our true or false quiz below to find out the results of over bleaching.