In many cases, DIY projects make a lot of sense. Why pay someone to do something when you can (theoretically) get the same results on your own? There’s only one problem: DIY doesn’t apply to every situation! Sure, DIY home projects are one thing. But DIY braces? Not so much. Having said that, it’s still easy to see why the idea is so appealing. Not only is it free, but you don’t have to spend any time in braces. However, before you rush out for super glue and craft wire, keep in mind that there are serious potential consequences to DIY braces. Learn more below about the 6 best reasons to leave your teeth to the professionals and find out why Invisalign is such a great way to get safe, reliable results – without having to wear braces!
Monarch Smiles Blog
September 17, 2018
September 16, 2018
As another year is rapidly approaching its end, you’re looking to tie up any loose ends. One area your local dentist reminds you to not overlook is your dental health. Have you fully taken advantage of your dental insurance? Are you aware of what you can do to maximize your dental health plan and save money? If not, then read on as your dentist provides some valuable information!
August 29, 2018
One of the advantages of living in a technologically advanced society is that people are able to receive cutting-edge care, which translates into a greater life expectancy overall. As a result of people living longer lives, their teeth are forced to endure the volatile environment of the mouth longer. Thus, data show that for those 74 and older, nearly a third of them will lose all their permanent teeth. Thankfully, they have a viable answer for a complete restoration with dental implants, and as you read on, you’ll learn about the technological advancements that will appear in the future.
July 31, 2018
Talking to your dentist is one of the most important steps you can take towards better oral health. Almost as important, however, is educating yourself about timely dental topics. This includes knowing a little about the five stages of tooth decay.
Seeing an implant dentist is the first step on the journey towards improved oral health and cosmetic benefits. Unfortunately, some people avoid taking this step because of misconceptions from well-meaning friends or the Internet. In truth, modern dental implants are safe, effective, and amazingly comfortable.
June 20, 2018
It’s another typical morning for you where you begin your day by brushing your teeth, but when you do, you notice bleeding from your gums. Should you take this seriously? Your local dentist says you should and that it can be an early sign of gum (periodontal) disease. As you read on, you’ll learn what brings this about and what you can do to both restore your oral health and prevent gum disease.
June 5, 2018
Have you been living without the usage of your teeth and desire to make a change? Your local dentist says whether you’re missing one or more teeth, the best way to restore your full function and smile is with dental implants. As you read on, you’ll learn about the process and how it will help you regain the confidence that you once had!
May 14, 2018
Have you noticed that when you awaken in the morning, you feel like you haven’t rested? Are you lethargic throughout the day? Your local dentist says you could be suffering from sleep apnea and weighs in to explain the different types, their symptoms and how they can be treated.
May 11, 2018
If you brush your teeth every day, but still have questionable breath, you might be forgetting one simple thing: to brush your tongue! Cleaning your tongue daily can freshen your breath, reduce bacteria in your mouth, and so much more. Plus—it just makes you feel so much fresher. Learn more about why tongue cleaning is an essential part of the dental hygiene routine and how to correctly do so from your local dentist.
April 15, 2018
In the summertime, one of life’s small pleasures is sitting down to enjoy a bowl of ice cream on a hot day. Unfortunately, it may not be all that pleasant for someone with sensitive teeth! Sensitivity affects your overall quality of life and keeps you from enjoying your favorite foods and beverages. Since it’s such a common problem, we thought we’d write a blog to give you five of the best tips for both reducing and preventing it. Some of these tips are things you can do at home and some you can talk to your dentist about at your next checkup. Find out more today!