There is a reason the phrase for teeth is “pearly whites” and not “dull yellows.” Yellow teeth can be a sign of poor dental hygiene, and, with today’s standards of beauty, they can significantly bring down the attractiveness of your smile. So what exactly leads to tooth discoloration in the first place? We tackle some of the main causes behind tooth stains and yellowing.
Some people have teeth that are naturally more yellow due to their genes. If you notice that ...
Think about how often you move your jaw each day – each time you talk, chew, yawn, or open your mouth at all, your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) hinges to open your mouth. If moving your jaw causes you pain, contact our office today! Your comfort and safety are our top priorities, so we will work with you to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cho as soon as possible.
What Are the Symptoms of TMD?
Disorders of the TMJ often involve pain, ...
At Lynn Creek Dental Care, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive dental services for your whole family. We want you to feel confident that we’re providing quality care for your children’s developing teeth, so we encourage parents to ask questions. Our patients with young children often ask us what they can do to ensure their children’s teeth grow healthy and strong.
One recurring question we get from parents is: “Is fluoride safe for my kids?” Our answer is yes – ...
If you have a tooth that has been damaged by decay or trauma, you may need a dental crown to restore it to its former strength and durability. Getting a dental crown is a straightforward procedure that is accomplished usually within just a couple of appointments. At Lynn Creek Dental Care, we do everything possible to make your experience a smooth and comfortable one when you are getting a crown on your tooth.
The Dental Crown Process
In your first appointment, we prepare ...
At Lynn Creek Dental Care, our patients know that we recommend flossing at least once per day. We understand that it might not be your favorite thing to do, but flossing is an essential part of maintaining good oral hygiene and keeping your teeth and gums healthy!
But you don't have to just take our word for it! Here are five things that can happen as a result of neglecting to floss regularly:
Flossing removes plaque, especially in the places where your ...