Congratulations! If you have just undergone professional teeth whitening you now have the bright, radiant smile of your dreams. Now the next step is to make some minor adjustments to your diet so you can preserve those pearly whites for the long-term. In the first few days after whitening, your teeth can be especially susceptible to staining. A good rule of thumb to follow is: if a food or drink can stain a white shirt, then it can stain your teeth as well. For some concrete examples of food and drinks to avoid after teeth whitening in Newark, continue reading below.
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July 16, 2018
June 28, 2018
If you are like many adults, you do not like how your teeth look. Imperfections like discoloration, chips, or cracks cause you to feel insecure about your appearance. To revamp your confidence, you are ready to see a cosmetic dentist in Newark to transform your teeth, but which is the right option for you? There are many great dentists in the area, but not all will meet your needs or your expectations. To make the right choice for your smile, there are several things that you should consider.
June 1, 2018
Did you wake up in the middle of the night with a toothache? Maybe you were hit in the mouth while playing a game of basketball? No matter the cause, you are now facing a dental emergency. Although you never expected to find yourself in their situation, it is more common than you might believe. In fact, one in six Americans faces one every year. When it happens to you, do you know what to do? In addition to calling your dentist in Newark right away, there are several things you should do at home.
May 26, 2018
In your quest to improve your family’s oral health, you make sure that the supply of toothpaste is always replenished. Furthermore, you try hard to encourage everyone to practice oral hygiene on a consistent basis. You’re wondering, though, “Is there one toothpaste that’s perfect for the whole family?” As you read on, your family dentist in Newark weighs in to answer that question and provide other valuable information.
April 27, 2018
Happy oral cancer awareness month! Oral cancer awareness may not sound like something to celebrate, but according to researchers at the Oral Cancer Foundation, more patients who are aware of the warning signs and seek screening and diagnosis in the earliest stages means less annual deaths from this disease. That’s why we’re here to encourage patients to celebrate oral cancer awareness month by getting to know the warning signs of this disease and visiting the dentist for oral cancer screenings at least twice a year during preventive dentistry appointments.
April 17, 2018
Traditional tooth replacement solutions like dental bridges and dentures only replace the parts of your teeth above the gum line. While this is preferable to foregoing tooth replacement altogether, without the roots of your teeth, your smile is not complete. That’s why more dentists than ever before are recommending dental implant supported tooth replacement for their patients. Implant posts replace missing tooth roots and provide natural looking and feeling support for any number of replacement teeth.
March 8, 2018
Nothing is more important than the health and beauty of your family’s smiles. In addition to home oral hygiene, you know that regular appointments with your dentist in Newark are equally as necessary. Unfortunately, when raising a family, your life is busy. As a result, dental appointments often get placed on hold because you simply do not have the time to run to different offices for each person in your home. To keep their oral health a priority and to make scheduling appointments easy, you need a dentist who can care for your entire family.
January 2, 2018
It’s impossible to not feel a sense of hope for the new year as the clock ticks down on the previous 12 months. You begin to think about all the changes and improvements you want to make to your life. If not careful, you can set a series of lofty goals that may be not reasonable, but what if you changed things up this year? What if the focus for the upcoming cycle stayed on making improvements in certain behaviors, allowing them to fuel all of your goals? A prime example is with your oral health. A simple resolution that your dentist in Newark suggests is that you place it at the top of your list of priorities. Read on to learn why this is some sound advice to follow and how preventive dentistry will help you accomplish it.
November 29, 2017
Every year, the dental field takes leaps forward. While you may not see the results of innovative techniques and technologies entering the dental office right away, you can look forward to reaping the benefits of these advances in years to come. Read this post to learn more about studies and discoveries in the last year that are impacting dental care. Visit your dentist twice a year for regular, preventive dentistry services to keep your smile whole and healthy for life, and ask your trusted dentist about the latest in dentistry innovations.
July 20, 2017
Healthy teeth and gums will ensure that your smile lasts for a lifetime while also keeping it looking great. However, they also have a larger impact than you may realize. Your systemic health is directly linked to your oral health. As a result, you can develop health complications if you do not keep your teeth and gums healthy with regular care from your Newark dentist. At White Clay Dental Associates, we strive to promote your overall well-being through preventive dentistry.