Stress is a pain, literally. This feeling can manifest itself in the body in many ways, from stomach upset to weight gain to gray hair. Stress can also be felt in the jaw, causing pain in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In the time of COVID-19, everyone’s defenses are up. We’re all a little more anxious […]
The world may be on hold right now, but there will come a time when you are free to do all the things you used to do, all the things you’ve long wanted to do. Until then, you can daydream about what your future holds – and that includes a smile makeover.
A dental problem is the last thing you want to worry about when you’re following stay-at-home orders. But if you develop a problem, it’s important to know the difference between a minor dental issue and a true dental emergency. Some things can wait – others can’t. You might need emergency dental care and an in-person […]
There’s an assumption that we all have plenty of time on our hands to get things done during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. That’s really not the case for most people. We’re busier than ever, it’s just that every obligation is happening at home. Amid all the needs your family has and the alterations your habits have […]
The last thing you may feel like doing when you’re sick in bed is get up to brush your teeth. While skipping a brushing session or two isn’t the end of the world, it’s certainly not helpful to your overall oral health. If you, your partner, or your kids are sick, here are the best […]
If you’re considering a porcelain veneers smile makeover, you’ve probably done your homework. You’ve discovered that there are many different colors of veneers. You know that every veneer is uniquely customized to you and you alone. Now the question is, how do you choose the best color of veneers for your one-of-a-kind smile?
You’ve probably heard plenty about Invisalign, the innovative and discreet way to straighten teeth. But is it right for you? Only your Arlington Invisalign provider can tell for sure if you’re a good candidate for Invisalign, but if you relate to any of the following points, it’s a good indication that this smile makeover is […]
Swiss researchers made a stunning discovery about the relationship between attractiveness and happiness: How attractive someone finds a person is strongly influenced by the intensity of that person’s smile. In fact, a happy facial expression is enough to compensate for relative unattractiveness. Smiles really are powerful. But if you’re not smiling because you’re embarrassed by […]
Your biannual dental cleanings and checkups are about far more than just shining up your teeth. If you’ve ever wondered exactly what’s happening in your mouth with all those different tools and noises, here are 10 things your dentist or hygienist do at every dental cleaning.
Tired of joining a gym then never going? Dislike starting a new diet that you can’t maintain? It’s a new decade and it’s time to make resolutions, but it’s also time to make changes you can really keep. So, this year, make your self-improvement efforts long-lasting with a smile resolution. Find out what kind of […]