Smile Makeover: Aesthetic Vs Cosmetic Dentistry
The smile makeover is a complex and intricate process that requires in-depth knowledge of both aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry. In order to understand the differences between these two branches, it is important to familiarize oneself with their individual components. This article aims to provide an overview of dental makeovers, highlighting the key distinctions between aesthetic […]
Are Dental Crowns Natural Looking? Find Out From Drs. Sanderson & Haynes in Monroe, LA
Find out if dental crowns are natural looking from experienced dentists Drs. Sanderson & Haynes of Apple Dental in Monroe, LA. Learn what makes up a crown, how long they last, and more.
The Top Tips for Flossing Properly
It is important for you to floss your teeth every day. You should get in the habit of either flossing in the morning when you wake up or flossing in the evening before you go to bed. Try to floss your teeth after you finish brushing. That way, any large food debris has already been […]
What Are the Signs of Gum Disease?
If you go to the dentist regularly, you probably understand the importance of taking care of your teeth. At the same time, this means taking care of your gums as well. Your gums play a critical role in the health of your teeth because they provide a firm surface for the roots of your teeth […]
Are You Red or Blue? FYI Random Dental Facts
More people choose blue Red is the next best seller. Americans spend over $850 million a year on toothbrushes. Each person’s set of teeth is unique much like their fingerprints. Even identical twins do not have exactly the same set of teeth. Did you know that your tongue print is also unique? The average woman […]
When to Start Caring for Baby Teeth? Before He’s Born!
One evening a young mother was helping her beautiful four-year-old daughter brush her teeth as part of their regular nighttime routine. The mother noticed four dark spots on her daughter’s teeth, one in the same place on each of her four canines. She then commandeered control of the toothbrush and set to scrub away the […]
Word of the Day: Temporomandibular
Temporomandibular refers to the joint that essentially is a hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull in front of each ear. This joint lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew, and yawn. We call him TMJ for short. If you […]
The Tale of the Toxic Toothache…
Just a few weeks ago, a 26-year- old truck driver and father of two preschoolers left home to make a routine cross-country haul. Before he left, he was complaining about a slight toothache. By the time, he got to Oklahoma, he sought out a dentist who treated the tooth and gave him antibiotics with an […]
Bleeding Gums: No Big Deal, Right?
It’s normal for gums to bleed from time to time, right? Well, is it normal for your eyes to bleed when you rub them? Is it normal for your fingers to bleed when you tap your fingernails? No, healthy skin does not bleed….anywhere and gums should not bleed with normal brushing and flossing. Bleeding gums […]
Your Pearly Whites Are Under Attack!
Watch Out for these Culprits. It’s the modern ideal—a smile full of perfectly spaced, straight, sparkling white teeth. Advertisements and toothpaste aisles are full of solutions to help you get back that brilliant smile. But what is staining them in the first place? Is there anything you can do to prevent it? There’s nothing you […]