4 Dental Misconceptions
Flossing is not essential
Flossing allows you to clean in between your teeth where your tooth brush can’t go. Around a third of your teeth are not reachable by your toothbrush! If you have a hard time flossing, you can also use interdental brushes.
Teeth whitening is harmful to your teeth
Nowadays, bleaching products have a reduced concentration. These reduced concentrations cause less side effects, like tooth sensitivity. We can guide you to the best type of whitening based on your dental needs.
Dentists are painful!!
Studies say that up to 60% of the American population do not go to the dentist for fear! Now, there are many ways we can avoid discomfort in the dental chair. For example, many people do not like the thought of getting numb for procedures. We have an amazing tool called The Wand that makes delivering anesthetic a quick and painless procedure.
It’s not important to replace a missing tooth
When all your teeth are in your mouth in place, there is a balance. The loss of a tooth creates extra space for the other teeth to try and fill causing bite issues and bone loss. THere are many ways to replace a missing tooth now days, we can recommend the best method for your dental needs.
Your oral health plays such an important role in your overall health. Let us help you have a healthy smile!