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Brush your teeth the right way

When it comes to brushing teeth, many people might think that there is no “right” or “wrong” way. However many people think that as long as they are brushing their teeth in any way at all that they are doing it correctly. The truth is that there is a correct way to brush your teeth and there is also an incorrect way to brush your teeth. The correct way of brushing your teeth is very important in many ways.   How are you currently brushing your teeth? Is it the correct technique and with the correct toothbrush? One step in the direction of correct tooth brushing is to be using a toothbrush...

All about mouthguards

A mouth protector, commonly known as a mouth guard, as the name implies, is a device that is used to protect the mouth and especially the teeth against damage and injury during sporting or recreational activities. Mouthguards can be of a common side or can be custom made to fit a particular person and they are highly essential for those who use braces or have their anterior bridgework fixed. Mouthguards can minimize or even prevent the damage caused to teeth or the brackets from blows and physical contact. They also act as a barrier between the teeth and softer tissue like the inner lining of the...

Facts about electric toothbrushes

A gift of modern science and technology, electric toothbrushes are designed to make the process of dental cleaning easier as well as more efficient. They are also designed to enhance oral hygiene and to ensure less human effort. They have come a long way since they were first invented in the 1950s, so let us know some great facts about electric toothbrushes. The electric toothbrush was first introduced in Switzerland by Dr Phillippe Guy Woog, who manufactured them in collaboration with the company Broxo. The product was called Broxodent, with many people still referring to electric toothbrushes...

Toothbrush damage and how to prevent it

Brushing your teeth is the most important aspect of ensuring proper dental care and hygiene, but as they say, even a good thing can become a bad thing if not done in a proper manner. Similarly, if the process of brushing teeth is not doing in the correct way, it can lead to harm in the form of damage to teeth and gums. We will discuss about toothbrush damage and how to prevent it to ensure proper dental hygiene while keeping our teeth undamaged and healthy. In the world of dentistry, the damage caused due to toothbrushes are known as “toothbrush abrasion”. The most common cause of toothbrush...

Remineralizing teeth enamel

One of the key causes for increased pain and sensitivity as well as increased chances of cavities and other dental ailments can be traced to the enamel, specifically the demineralization of enamel. The solution to this is to remineralize the enamel to make it stronger and more resilient and we  would discuss ways and measures to remineralize enamel as well as know how to avoid their demineralization. But let us first know about demineralization and how it is caused.   Demineralization is caused when the mineral levels in the enamel of the tooth decreases due to the constant attacks of acids...

Ways to Reduce the Pain of Braces

Braces can ultimately lead to healthy and beautiful smiles, but they take time to show their action, and in that intermediate time period, one may suffer pain and discomfort of varying degrees. The susceptibility to pain increases after adjusting the wires of the braces. A visit to the orthodontist is required every four to six weeks to check the progress as well as for adjustments if any, these adjustments can cause increased pressure on the gums and the teeth. We look at some ways to reduce the pain of the braces while having the perfect smile. Consuming cold food and using ice packs Ice is...

Get Braces off Faster

We can certainly sympathize that you want to get braces off faster. Braces are a way to straighten your teeth, which can yield a better smile and an easier way for you to practice good oral hygiene. However, remove the braces too quickly and you’ll have to get braces or other corrective means in order to redo the good work that you have already put in. Still, there are some ways that you can slightly accelerate the process to get braces off faster. Know that What You Eat Does Count to Get Braces off Faster When you get your braces, you will also be told what foods to avoid. These foods usually...

Invisalign and Self Confidence

Invisalign is a revolutionary technology that almost entirely transformed how orthodontics used to work. It is a way of straightening crooked teeth. Everybody deserves to have a beautiful smile and we at Williams Family and Cosmetics Dentistry aspire to help you transform your smile and restore its original beauty. Invisalign has helped millions of people attain and retain their desired smile and for some, it has proven to be nothing less than a miracle. It has totally replaced the old ways of straightening teeth like braces or retainers. Experts say that it can be used to treat almost any orthodontic...

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry in Charlotte, NC

When your searching for cosmetic dentistry in Charlotte, NC look no further! Here at Williams Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we are one of the best dental facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our staff is very skilled and well trained to handle all of your dental needs. We treat our patients with respect and like you are part of a big family. In this article we will be discussing why you should look for us when you search for cosmetic dentistry in Charlotte, NC. Are You Looking For Any Cosmetic Dentistry in Charlotte, NC Here at Williams Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we can do all sorts...

How Teeth Implants Can Make Life Better for You

If you have any missing teeth, broken teeth, or teeth that need to be extracted, and you want something to take their place, teeth implants can be the right decision for you. Here at Williams Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we strive to be one of the best dental offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and in this article, we are going to be discussing how teeth implants can make your life better. Teeth Implants and How They Can Improve Your Life Teeth implants is one of the best choices for replacing you missing teeth. Teeth implants have done more than just provide a cosmetic solution, we have seen...