One of the most popular items on the market for teeth whitening is Crest White Strips. They’re one of many products marketed to consumers that promise an easy way to whiten teeth and brighten smiles. The question is this–do they work? Are they safe products to use, or are they just quick fix that offers no real results? Today, we’ll find out whether these are safe to use.
Maintaining your oral health is important to your overall health. If you have received a retainer to improve your smile, you likely already know how valuable it is to keep your retainer clean. If you don’t clean your retainer on a routine basis, your retainer can accumulate tartar, bacteria, and germs. Sometimes the best way to clean your retainer is with a safe and healthy DIY cleanser.
Brush your teeth, floss, and swish with mouthwash. This is the system most of us have come to know and stick to care for our teeth and gums. However, it’s important to question if your mouthwash is helping or hurting your oral health. Read on to see our take on the matter!
Along with visiting your dentist for regularly scheduled checkups, the standard for brushing teeth is twice per day in order to support dental health. However, there is more to maintaining teeth than the number of times we brush. The key to optimum effectiveness is when we brush our teeth. Dr. Skopp provides information below that addresses this key matter.
Just like food, vitamins, and beauty products, our toothbrushes can go bad. Over time, our toothbrushes experience wear and tear that makes them less effective at removing plaque. Old toothbrushes can also accumulate germs, bacteria, fungus, and even mold. Most dentists and the American Dental Association recommend changing your toothbrush every three months. Keep reading to learn more about replacing your toothbrush.
Dental work can be daunting for many, but taking care of your teeth will not only improve your smile, but it will also improve your overall health as well! If you’ve lost any teeth and need dental implants, do not delay the process. Here at the offices of Dr. Marshall S Skopp, we want you to feel safe and confident on your tooth replacement journey. Read on to learn why it is so important to start now, and not later.
While carrying a pregnancy to full term, the most important aspect to pay attention to during the entire duration is the health of both yourself and your unborn child. While much has been made about the importance of diet, exercise, and abstaining from alcohol, maintaining proper dental hygiene is just as important and a necessity for the healthy development of the fetus.
Your smile is one of the first things people see and depending upon how good it looks, it’s important when making an important first impression. If your smile isn’t what it should be, then you might want to consider restorative dentistry. While you might be nervous about visiting the dentist, the offices of Dr. Marshall S Skopp in Staten Island can restore your smile to its original form. Whether it’s appearance or function that you need to restore, there are a few procedures that can do both.
Finding a cavity at your dental appointment is never something to look forward to. Traditional fillings can be an eyesore due to their silver coloring. Luckily if a cavity is found there’s a more modern way to go about fixing it. Tooth-colored fillings blend beautifully with the natural color of your teeth leaving you with a perfect smile. Here is some more information on how tooth-colored fillings with Dr. Marshall Skopp can make dealing with your next cavity less dreadful.