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    How Do Sports Drinks Affect Your Teeth?

    Last updated 6 days ago

    Energy drinks and sports drinks might be just as bad for your teeth as soda. These drinks contain high levels of acid and sugar, which can lead to cavities and tooth decay.

    The beverages and food that you consume on a daily basis can have a big impact on your oral health. Talk to your dentist about the best kinds of drinks for your teeth. Check out this video to learn more about the sugar contents in some popular drinks.

    Studio B Smiles can help you get healthier teeth and gums. As the top cosmetic dentist in Scottsdale, we make it easy to figure out how to care for your teeth. Call (480) 619-5102.

    A Look at Tooth Decay with Aging

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Tooth decay can happen at any age. Periodontal disease, trauma, and genetics can cause the gums to recede, which exposes a more vulnerable part of the tooth. If this happens, you are more susceptible to periodontal disease. Check out this video to learn more about tooth decay and how to prevent it.

    Studio B Smiles provides extensive cosmetic dental services to the Scottsdale area to make it easy for you to get a healthy, attractive smile. Whether you need a checkup or teeth whitening, we can help. To learn more about our services, visit us online or call (480) 619-5102. 

    Are You a Good Candidate for Minimal Prep Veneers?

    Last updated 2 months ago

    If you want to get a better smile without invasive surgery, Minimal Prep Veneers could be your ideal solution. With an easy visit to the cosmetic dentist, you can be on your way to a smile that you cannot wait to show off. 

    People with chipped or cracked teeth can instantly benefit from Minimal Prep Veneers. This cosmetic treatment can also help issues with discoloration, gaps or spaces between teeth, and even teeth that are misshapen or misaligned. This is a good solution for patients who have issues that throw off the appearance of the smile.

    Come to Scottsdale’s Studio B Smiles today to find out if you are a good candidate for Minimal Prep Veneers and be well on your way to a bright smile. Our dental team helps you get rid of cosmetic issues that are marring your teeth. For more information on our services, call (480) 619-5102.

    How Invisalign Compares to Traditional Braces

    Last updated 2 months ago

    Crooked teeth can ruin the aesthetic of a smile. If you are tired of hiding your smile from the world, it might be time to visit the cosmetic dentist for a straightening treatment that works for you. In the past, dentists mostly offered braces as a viable option to straighten teeth. Now, Invisalign offers an alternate treatment option. Keep reading to find out how Invisalign and traditional braces compare:

    The Similarities between Treatments
    Both Invisalign and traditional braces are considered effective methods of fixing oral issues with crowding, spacing, crossbite, overbite, and underbite. They can both also be used to straighten teeth and perfect a smile. While they have similar effects, they use very different processes to achieve them.

    The Differences between Treatments
    With Invisalign, patients can remove their aligners and eat whatever they want. Braces have food restrictions that keep patients from enjoying a wide range of food throughout the duration of their treatment. Invisalign aligners are almost invisible, which offers more aesthetic appeal than chunky metal braces. They also help patients maintain a thorough oral hygiene routine, which leads to better teeth and gum health. Patients who wear Invisalign will need to visit their Invisalign provider every four-to-six-weeks to obtain more trays and ensure their teeth are aligning properly. The aligners are comfortable to wear and easy to remove to give the patient the best straightening experience possible.

    If you are ready to get straighter teeth and a perfect smile, Studio B Smiles is here to help. With our cosmetic dentistry services in Scottsdale, we can help you remedy your oral issues and get a smile of which you can be proud. To learn more about how Invisalign can help you get a smile makeover, visit our website or call (480) 619-5102. 

    Tips for Caring for Your Invisalign Aligners

    Last updated 3 months ago

    The Invisalign system makes straightening your teeth easy and comfortable using clear plastic aligners rather than metal and wire braces. Caring for your aligners will ensure they remain in good shape, keeping them clear and preventing delays in your results. If you have further questions about your Invisalign treatment, check with your cosmetic dentist for personalized answers. 

    Remove Aligners to Eat and Drink
    Eating and drinking during treatment with the Invisalign system is easy. You should remove your aligners every time you eat or drink. Removing your aligners will not only prevent damage to the aligners from hard foods, but avoid staining them as well. Rinse out your mouth with water or brush your teeth before replacing your aligners to prevent trapping food or stains.

    Clean Aligners Daily
    Your aligners must be cleaned every day. You can use the official Invisalign cleaning kit or brush the aligners with your toothbrush and toothpaste. However, check with your dentist first to ensure your toothpaste is safe to use with your aligners. The wrong type of product could abrade or discolor the trays. Always use a soft-bristled toothbrush when brushing your aligner, and use lukewarm rather than hot water. Hot water could deform the aligner, making it difficult or impossible to snap back over your teeth.

    Use Mouthwash for Fresh Breath
    Over time, food particles and bacteria trapped in your aligners can cause bad breath. You can freshen your aligners and your breath by soaking them for a few minutes in a solution of whitening mouthwash. Avoid using colored mouthwashes, as the dyes may also stain your aligners. You can also use a denture cleansing tablet to help break up built-up food and plaque for fresher breath.

    Studio B Smiles is pleased to offer Invisalign and other cutting-edge dental treatments to our patients in Phoenix and Scottsdale. You can learn more about our dental practice and the technology we use by clicking through our comprehensive website. Please call (480) 619-5102 to schedule your consultation with Dr. B. and find out if Invisalign is right for you.

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