We know eating healthy can help keep our bodies in shape, but did you know your diet can also affect your oral health? Certain foods can damage your teeth in various ways. Let’s take a look at how food can affect your smile. Eating for Stronger and Healthier Teeth Your teeth are an essential part […]
Professional Teeth Whitening vs. Retail Whitening Products
Your smile is one of the first attributes people notice about you. So what do you do when your smile is yellowed or discolored? Many people may look to retail or drug store products that promise a whiter, brighter smile. Over-the-counter whitening products come in many forms, including: Toothpastes. Mouthrinses. Whitening strips. LED or UV […]
Do I Have Gum Disease?
Did you know that 47% of adults older than 30 have periodontitis? Having healthy gums is an important part of your oral health. Many patients don’t know they have gum disease, but catching gum diseases like periodontitis in the early stages is your best defense. Signs of Gum Disease in Different Stages The advancement of […]
Teeth Grinding, Gnashing and Clenching Can Damage Your Teeth Do you clench your teeth during the day without realizing it? Has your partner told you that you grind your teeth during your sleep? Once you know you have a problem with grinding your teeth, it’s time to look into your treatment options. What If I’m […]
The Difference Between Invisalign Clear Braces and Traditional Braces
Orthodontic treatment with Invisalign clear aligners is a great way to straighten teeth without traditional metal braces. Invisalign braces can be used to treat overbites, underbites, crossbites, and other misalignments. What Are the Major Advantages of Invisalign Clear Braces? Clear braces are especially helpful for adults who want orthodontic treatment. Metal braces can draw unwanted […]
Why You Should Wash Your Hands Before You Floss
Have you ever thought that your dental hygiene habits should include washing your hands? Think about everything you’ve been doing before you brush your teeth, especially at night. Now think about everything your kids have been doing before brushing their teeth. Would you want all those germs getting in your mouth? Include Hand Washing in […]
February Is National Children’s Dental Health Month!
The American Dental Association Declares February 2021 National Children’s Dental Health Month Bringing awareness to your child’s dental health is one of the most important ideas we can promote. Children with regular, routine dental care are much less likely to have severe problems down the road. From check-ups to sealants to fillings, we want your […]
Dental Care During the Pandemic
Your Teeth Still Need Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic This past year has been a roller-coaster ride for everyone, and many patients haven’t been making dental care a priority. Now that mandates are in place, we can change all that. At Vaida Avery Dentistry, we work hard to provide a safe and healthy environment for […]