What is cold laser therapy?Cold Laser Therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to treat painful and debilitating conditions.How does laser therapy work?Light energy enters the damaged cells and stimulates inter-cellular activity. This reduces pain in the area and speeds the recovery of the damaged cells. Once the cells recover, the healing process
Over time teeth become stained due to a variety of reasons—coffee, tea, red wine, and tobacco are the biggest villains. They contain chromogens—intensely pigmented molecules that can attach to your tooth’s enamel and cause surface stains, also called extrinsic stains. Surface stains can be removed with whitening toothpaste that has mild silica abrasives or cleansers
Dental implants are metal frames or posts that are inserted into your jawbone so your dentist can attach replacement teeth. After the procedure, the implant fuses to your jawbone and stabilizes the replacement teeth. The anchors fuse with the bone over the course of a few months. After the fusing process, known as osseointegration, abutment
You've been told by your dentist plenty of times that brushing and flossing every day are important in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Swollen and bleeding gums are early signs that your gums are infected with bacteria. If you don't receive early treatment, the infection can spread and compromise structures that destroy your teeth
Visiting the doctor can be a stressful experience. Whether you scheduled an appointment because of an ailment, or you are there for a well-check, the doctor’s office tends to make people feel vulnerable. With changing healthcare regulations and insurance policies, understanding the costs related to visiting the doctor can help ease some of the burden.
Fluorine is the 13th most common element in the earth’s crust. It occurs naturally in water, soil, and rocks. Fluoride is a negatively charged ion of fluorine that combines with other ions, such as the sodium ion, to make some of the ingredients found in toothpaste. These fluoride compounds in dental care products strengthen your
As the Twelve Days of Christmas fall upon us, we want to reiterate how important healthful sleep is to maintaining our wellness and vitality during the holiday season and throughout the year. Here are 12 holiday tips to healthier sleep that you can implement tonight without any expense! 1. Don't stay up late wrapping presents!
Well Beyond Dental is dedicated to providing excellent dental care in the safest environment possible for our patients and our team. As we prepare for another potential increase in COVID-19 cases and other winter-related illnesses, we want to share the COVID-19 safety procedures we have put in place to address the health and safety concerns
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be an embarrassing condition and Americans alone spend one billion dollars per year on various breath products. Fortunately, most cases of bad breath are easily treated. Below is a list of some of the main causes of halitosis: Diet: Certain foods and drinks such as garlic, onions, coffee, and alcohol
Ask the Expert: The Importance of Breathing Through Your Nose by Tamra L. Neaugebauer, DDS The Connection Between Good Oral Hygiene and Sleep Noses are for breathing, mouths are for eating. When I ask most of my patients whether they breathe through their nose I often get a resounding “Of course!” When I investigate