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Dr. Greaves Blog

Oral hygiene has come a long way since the days when people rubbed a twig against their teeth to remove bits of food. Today there are so many different kinds or toothbrushes that it can be confusing and hard to pick the best one. One option is to consult with your trusted dentist to get a professional opinion. The majority of dentists recommend a soft...

It is important for you to understand several important facts about your wisdom teeth that are also known as third molars. Fact 1: The Number Of Your Third Molars Can Vary Some individuals have four third molars while others have one to three of these teeth. It is also possible to have no third molars or extra supernumerary teeth. Fact 2: When Do Third Molars Erupt In Your...

If one of your New Year’s Day resolutions was to have better dental habits, then you should understand these important tips that are recommended by dentists. Make Sure to Use These Healthy Teeth Habits On a Daily Basis 1: Remember to Brush and Floss Your Teeth It is essential to brush and floss your teeth each day to remove food debris and bacteria that will lead to decay,...

2016 was an action packed year for dentistry. Here are some of the year's most shared dental highlights from around the world. Why Dentists Should Be Using A Microscope The most experienced dentists can benefit from microscope usage. Microscopes lead to enhanced magnification beyond the power of any traditional lens. Even when using a microscope on low zoom, the additional intervals will guarantee the perfect magnification. For...

Putting your best face forward is a daily task. Not being able to do so can lower your self-esteem. Your appearance truly informs how people respond to you at work, at play and nowadays online. You may feel great about yourself, but sense there is something you need to improve: bad teeth. Some people love to let their winning smiles flourish in real life and online....

Although you mean well, it's almost certain that at some point or another, you have been guilty of a bad teeth habit. You know what can ruin your teeth, but, just like the rest of us, you frequently take your teeth for granted. The problem is that bad dental habits can do permanent and irreversible damage. Tooth damage can be extremely painful and dental implants are...

Dental veneers also sometimes referred to as porcelain veneers are thin, customized shells that have a similar color to your natural teeth. Veneers are designed to protect the front side of your teeth and to enhance their appearance. These shells are fixed on the front surface of your teeth to change their shape, color, length, and size. Porcelain veneers The most common type of veneers includes porcelain...

If prospective patients wish to continue enjoying excellent dental health throughout the entirety of their lives, they will of course want to have regular dental cleanings, exams, and Xrays. Dental professionals will be able to assess the condition of the mouth and ensure that small cavities are caught before they balloon into incidents of significant tooth decay. Regular visits will protect both teeth and gum...

While we encourage our patients to ask as many questions as possible before, during, and after their appointments, we also realize that some dentist questions come up more often than others. The following dental questions are often asked by patients who have concerns about their procedure or how we can help. Hopefully these dental tips will help relieve any anxiety you may have about scheduling...

Brushing your teeth seems like such a mundane task. However, unfortunately, many people tend to do so improperly, resulting in their mouths and teeth not being as healthy as they should be. Knowing how to brush teeth properly ensures that your teeth and gums are the strongest and healthiest they can possibly be in the long term. Here are 10 tips for brushing teeth.</p> <h4>Choose the...