Let’s get one thing straight. Straight is a concept that’s all over our language. From having our facts straight, to keeping a straight face, the idea of straight has become an ideal to aim for. Straight arrows. Straight pictures on the straight walls. And, of course, straight teeth. But what if the teeth you have [...]
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You see your dentist regularly for a checkup and cleaning. Maybe you’ve had a cavity filled, or maybe several. That kind of dental work is commonplace. But when your childhood fillings begin to deteriorate, or you bite into that delicious Brazil nut and chip off a bit of your front tooth, a filling won’t solve [...]
“You are what you eat” is, essentially, true. And because everything you eat touches your teeth, it’s also essentially true that you should know how what you eat can affect your teeth. Why? Because eating certain foods can leave a sticky film, called plaque, on your teeth. Plaque carries bacteria. Bacteria can lead to cavities. [...]
Anyone who’s ever been to a dentist, for any reason, has heard the mantra: brush and floss, brush and floss, brush and floss. Brushing your teeth twice a day is effective for cleaning the parts of your teeth that you can see (and others see when you smile). But part of each tooth is below [...]
Quickly. Think of three things that are white. For instance, vanilla ice cream, snow, and teeth. Well, two out of three isn’t bad. And maybe it’s a surprise to learn that without some intervention, human teeth are never pure white. In fact, over time, many of the things we do day-in and day-out are not [...]
Dentistry has been with us for a long time. Cavities were being filled 6,500 years ago. Braces for straightening teeth were introduced in 1819. But, like almost every other modern convenience, both procedures have evolved over time, even though the reasons for needing them remain unchanged. Read on for the Stiles Dental Care overview of [...]
We all know that it’s important to stay hydrated in order to stay healthy. Even to stay alive. Still, wetting your whistle requires making a choice: Coffee or tea? Soda or a sports drink? Red wine or white? You have to drink something, sometime, so while we at Stiles Dental Care will never suggest that [...]
Dentures vs. veneers: If you find that you need a cosmetic dental procedure, you’ll need to know which is the right choice for you. Thankfully, the experts here at Stiles Dental Care are here to break things down for you and help steer you in the right direction. We’ll let you know the situations in [...]
Do you ever feel like you need to hide your teeth when you smile? Whether it’s gaps, chips, or discoloration, there are many possible reasons your smile might make you insecure. At Stiles Dental Care, we know that this isn’t fun for anyone. That’s why we’re excited to offer you another solution — porcelain veneers. [...]
Whenever you move, you’ll have to find a new dentist. But much like so many dental procedures, it’s all about the right fit. Of course, you want a dentist with the right professionalism and credentials, but you also want to go to an office where you feel welcomed and comfortable. Since choosing a new dentist [...]