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Foods That You Should Avoid After Whitening Your Teeth

March 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 9:44 pm
person with nice smile thanks to teeth whitening

Smile whitening is an incredibly popular way to revitalize your pearly whites and give your grin a more aesthetically pleasing look. In fact, the global teeth whitening market was valued at over $6 billion in 2020 and is forecasted to grow to over $8 billion by 2026. After undergoing a teeth whitening treatment, your smile will temporarily be more prone to staining. To make your results last as long as possible, here are some foods and drinks that you should avoid and what you should have instead.

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Store-Bought vs. Professional Whitening

February 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 12:42 pm
patient undergoing teeth whitening

From the color of your teeth to how often you flash your pearly whites, a smile says a lot about a person. If discolored teeth have your smile saying the wrong thing, you may be considering undergoing a whitening treatment. Though there is a range of over-the-counter whitening products on the market, how do they match up to professional teeth bleaching? Read on to learn about the different kinds of professional and store-bought teeth whitening products to see which one is the best option for your smile.

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3 Reasons to Replace Your Missing Back Tooth

January 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 9:25 pm
person smiling after replacing their missing back tooth

When you lose one of your front teeth, it can make your grin look gapped and uneven. But, since back teeth aren’t visible when you smile, losing one won’t affect your smile at first glance. That’s why some people choose to avoid having it replaced. Even though the missing tooth may not be apparent in family photos and when you see yourself in the mirror, that doesn’t mean that it’s fine to leave it as is. Read on to learn three reasons why you should speak to your dentist about having your missing back tooth replaced as soon as possible.

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Porcelain Veneers Throughout History

December 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 12:46 am

Veneer held in front of woman’s toothAlmost anyone can have a picture-perfect smile with the help of veneers because you don’t have to be a movie star to get them anymore. People from all walks of life are choosing porcelain veneers to enhance their smiles, which is why they rank among the top elective procedures year and year. Although you might believe they are a new advancement, veneers date back to long before your favorite celebrities ever stepped on stage. Actors from the late 1920s used the revolutionary treatment to create their red-carpet smiles. Here’s how the history of porcelain veneers has made it possible to achieve the confident, flawless smile you desire.

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Will Getting Veneers Make My Teeth Sensitive?

November 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 3:19 pm
patient getting veneers in Columbia

If you have stained, cracked, chipped, or misaligned teeth, these things can lead you to feel less than confident in your smile. Luckily, veneers can help! However, since a small amount of tooth enamel is removed to attach the veneers to the teeth, many patients wonder if this will lead to increased tooth sensitivity. Read on to learn more about how the veneers process works, their benefits, and whether they will make your teeth more sensitive than usual.

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Can You Whiten Bonded Teeth?

September 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 2:47 pm
Woman with dental bonding in Columbia

You recently had your teeth bonded to fix a chipped tooth and are considering having them whitened as well. Though it’s possible to whiten your teeth if you’ve had them bonded in the past, the process is more complicated than it is with your natural ones. Here’s what you need to know about whitening bonded teeth.

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4 Possible Reasons for Tooth Pain While Exercising

August 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 5:54 pm
woman experiencing tooth pain while exercising outside

You feel great whenever you go for a jog around the neighborhood. After all, getting your heart rate up and your body moving causes your brain to release feel-good chemicals that boost your mood. However, if you develop tooth pain while you’re exercising, it’s hard to feel good about anything else. Why do you sometimes get a toothache when you work out? Here are four of the most common reasons.

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Painful?

June 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 5:41 pm
girl pointing to her smile

Whether you’re looking to eliminate stubborn stains or correct chipped, cracked, or misaligned teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help address your concerns. However, some patients are hesitant to seek treatment because they’re worried it will be painful. Fortunately, modern technology and advancements in dentistry allow these procedures to be more comfortable and convenient than ever before! Read along to learn how your cosmetic dentist ensures you have a pleasant experience and what you can expect from a few treatments.

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Can Drinking Beer Affect the Appearance of Your Smile?

March 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 5:26 pm
how does beer affect your teeth

With spring break and St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, millions of Americans are anxiously awaiting the opportunity to get out and have some fun, which usually includes them consuming their fair share of beer. How does beer affect your teeth? Read on to get the answer and discover what can be done to protect your smile and prevent any dental problems.

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dentures This Thanksgiving

November 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgoodman @ 9:33 pm

Laughing couple enjoying their dentures in Columbia

Now that it’s November, the holiday season is almost here! Are you ready? It’s the best time of year to show your loved ones you care, honor family traditions, and eat plenty of great food! If you’ll be enjoying the festivities with dentures, don’t forget to take a moment to appreciate them. Here are five reasons to be thankful for your dentures in Columbia this Thanksgiving!

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