Posts By: Thanasi Loukas

Clear Answers from this Invisalign Quiz

Many adults will avoid orthodontic work out of the fear that the look of braces and other appliances designed to straighten teeth will be embarrassing. While self-improvement should be something to garner pride, one can see why the idea of wearing traditional braces might lead to avoidance. Luckily, there is Invisalign, a completely inconspicuous method… Read more »

Meet your Beautiful Teeth

Naturally, dentists are very fond of teeth. They are fascinating things if you take the time to learn about them. The average person focuses mostly on the part you see, which is the dentin covered by enamel. But understanding all of the parts of your teeth and how they work together to provide you with… Read more »

Are You Uncomfortable Smiling?

In the American culture, we tend to give smiles freely. There are other countries which consider excessive smiling to seem insincere. Are you someone who smiles as naturally as you breathe? While you may plaster a fake smile on your face for a photo you’re not in the mood to take, if you’re pleased with… Read more »

True or False: Bad Breath Can Ruin your Date

Saliva is the clear, watery liquid in our mouths which we don’t generally wish to think about. You may be surprised to know that saliva plays a rather important role in your dental health. Saliva is a soldier inside your mouth, waging battle against bad breath, dry mouth, and bacteria. Did you know that saliva is constantly battling against the germs which cause bad breath? Park… Read more »

Advantages of Ceramic Crowns

Dental crowns have several uses in dentistry. A crown can hold together the parts of a cracked tooth, while protecting the tooth from decay. Crowns are used as a restorative measure for teeth which are broken or significantly worn down. If a cavity is particularly large, and there is more filling than actual tooth, a… Read more »