Archive for August 2016
How does heartburn affect dental health?
Suffered for centuries as burning pains in the throat and middle chest, we call it “heartburn.” Today we know heartburn occurs when acid escapes from the stomach and travels back up the esophagus. The one-way valve (sphincter) designed to keep acid only in the stomach sometimes relaxes open enough to allow the acid out. Powerful…Read More
Invisalign – The Benefits of Invisalign vs Traditional Braces
To achieve the confident, beautiful smile that you desire, you need to straighten your teeth. Today’s braces have come a long way. Traditional braces offer colorful elastics, and the brackets can be made in a variety of fun shapes. But let’s face it: metal braces are not attractive. Many people just don’t want to deal…Read More