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4 Times Teeth Whitening Doesn’t Work

Teeth Whitening Is Very Popular Teeth whitening is one of the most popular Cosmetic Dentistry procedures at our office, hands down. A recent survey showed 80% of Americans aged 18 to 49 want whiter teeth, with women leading in this area at 85%. And 6 out 10 people believe a whiter, brighter smile would boost […]

FDA Issues Benzocaine Warning for Parents With Teething Babies

Benzocaine Puts Teething Babies At Risk Got a teething baby? Don’t give your baby anything that contains benzocaine! According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “The FDA is committed to protecting the American public from products that pose serious safety risks, especially those with no demonstrated benefit,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “Because […]

4 Benefits of Root Canal Treatment

When Is A Root Canal Necessary? Despite the fear-inducing reputation, root canal treatment preserves the dead or infected tooth. Root canal therapy is recommended when there is a need to repair and preserve a severely damaged or infected tooth. Here at Advanced Dental Arts, we perform non-surgical root canals when there is a need to […]

Steph Curry’s Mouthguard Is For Sale

Steph Curry’s Mouthguard Could Sell for Over $25,000 Steph Curry’s mouthguard from Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals is up for auction. Which begs the question, would you really want someone else’s mouthguard? Even though Steph’s mouthguard spends a lot of time out of his mouth, there are more bacteria in our mouths than […]

The Smile Benefits of Coffee & Tea

Coffee & Tea Can Be Good for Your Teeth It’s common knowledge that drinking coffee or tea is one of the most popular ways to begin your morning, and you probably also know that regular coffee & tea consumption can lead to stained or yellowing teeth. But what are the dental health benefits of coffee […]

Iceland’s Soccer Coach Is A Dentist

A Dentist & A World Cup Soccer Coach In case you missed this past Sunday edition of the New York Times, Heimir Hallgrimsson, the head coach of the Iceland National Soccer team pulls teeth when he wants to relax. In addition to leading Iceland into this year’s World Cup, Heimir Hallgrimsson pulls double duty as a dentist. […]

3 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are Healthier Than Dentures

Why Are Dental Implants Healthier Than Dentures? Do you have one or more missing teeth? It has been estimated that sixty-nine percent of Americans age 35-44 have at least one missing tooth, and 1 in 4 adults over the age of 74 have lost all of their teeth. When most people consider dental implants to […]

National Smile Day Is May 31st

National Smile Day There is a new “national day” on the calendar this year, May 31st is National Smile Day! According to National Day Calendar, there are over 1,500 national days, and that number just increased by at least one as of the time of writing this dental health blog post. INCYMI last week when […]

May Is National Dental Care Month

National Dental Care Month Is In May There’s a new national month dedicated to taking care of your smile, May 2018 marks the first annual National Dental Care Month. National Dental Care Month will be observed annually, beginning in 2018. According to the good folks at National Day Calendar – who commemorate these days & […]

Cleaning Your Tongue Helps Prevent Bad Breath

Do You Brush Or Scrape Your Tongue? Maintaining a diligent daily dental hygiene regimen is essential to your optimal oral health, and cleaning your tongue is an equally important part of that preventative smile maintenance. While you brush your teeth – twice a day, for two minutes at a clip – and floss daily, you […]