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Best Oral Hygiene Practices for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Best Oral Hygiene Practices for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Oral health is much more important than many people think. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums isn’t only necessary for good breath and an attractive smile. There are many different conditions that can affect our teeth if they aren’t looked after properly, some of which can be painful and debilitating, and, without the right care, we are at very real risk of them falling out.
Does Invisalign Work for Crowded Teeth

Does Invisalign Work for Crowded Teeth

Overcrowding in dental terms refers to a situation where there is not enough room in your jaw to accommodate all your teeth comfortably. This type of malocclusion can develop into a more serious problem if left unchecked.
What Is the Difference Between Implants and Permanent Dentures?

What Is the Difference Between Implants and Permanent Dentures?

Having removable or permanent dentures can be daunting if you do not have the right information. You can get benefits to alleviate the stress that comes with damaged teeth. Dental implants such as frames or metal bases in place of where your teeth were being helpful. However, there are differences between permanent dentures and implants.
Why Is Fastbraces the Better Solution?

Why Is Fastbraces the Better Solution?

Fastbraces® offers the same user benefits as traditional braces. This treatment is faster and without the many setbacks that traditional braces usually pose.
In-Office Whitening vs. Home Whitening

In-Office Whitening vs. Home Whitening

As many as 80% of U.S adults aged 18 to 49 would like to enjoy a whiter smile. Fortunately, this is easier than ever thanks to the wide range of whitening treatments now available. However, with so many to choose from, how do you know whether to opt for in-office whitening or do the job yourself at home? To help you to make this decision, here’s what you need to know about the main areas of comparison between in-office and home teeth whitening.
Tips for Teaching Kids How to Floss Their Teeth

Tips for Teaching Kids How to Floss Their Teeth

You probably know yourself that flossing is one dental habit that can be tricky to master. Nevertheless, it is a vital component of our oral hygiene routine and as such, the sooner we can teach our kids to floss properly, the better it will be for their dental and general health.
Invisalign vs. ClearCorrect

Invisalign vs. ClearCorrect

If you require orthodontic treatment to straighten out your smile, you will be pleased to know that you now have more options than ever before. In the past, patients who needed treatment to bring their teeth and jaw into better alignment had very little choice but to wear a conventional orthodontic brace. Comprised of metal and wire and permanently attached to the teeth, they did and still do require patients to make a variety of compromises in their day to day life for the duration of the time that they need to wear them. Fortunately, orthodontic treatments have continued to evolve and today, clear aligner solutions offer patients an effective and convenient alternative.
What are Veneers and How do They Work?

What are Veneers and How do They Work?

At Progressive Dental, we understand the importance of your smile. If you've noticed that your teeth are discolored, cracked, or perhaps even worn down, then veneers may be the appropriate solution for you. Essentially, veneers are thin customizable shells that fit directly over an existing tooth. They can be shaped and colored to match your existing teeth. Their job is to make your smile look flawless.
Types of Dental Implants: Which is Right for Me?

Types of Dental Implants: Which is Right for Me?

One of the biggest misconceptions about dental implants is that there is only a variety. This isn’t the case. The technique used in dental implants is now being used across several different types of dental restoration.
Dentures vs. Dental Implants

Dentures vs. Dental Implants

An attractive smile is a powerful attribute to own. The general consensus is that people who have great-looking teeth are healthier, happier, more desirable to have as a partner, and generally more successful in life. Unfortunately, very few of us are happy with our teeth, and for a percentage of the population, tooth loss is a very real problem that prevents us from being confident about the appearance of our smile.