Dr. Iebba's Blog
November 23, 2020
Who doesn’t want whiter teeth? Even people without significant stains often want to simply brighten their smiles by lightening their teeth a shade or two. If you’ve used a whitening treatment and then noticed that your teeth feel particularly sensitive afterward, you’re completely normal! Many people find that teeth whitening causes their teeth to ache or become more sensitive to temperatures. So, is there a way to alleviate the discomfort and still achieve a whiter smile? Your Reading MA teeth whitening experts say there is. Check out the information below to learn what causes teeth sensitivity from whitening and how it can be avoided.
August 18, 2020
Between much-loved movie stars and new-aged social media personalities, influencers from all industries are known for their jaw-dropping, camera-ready smiles. While these celebrities have access to the latest and greatest that dentistry has to offer, many people try to achieve the same results at a fraction of the cost using ingredients like charcoal. However, few stop to think about whether it is actually safe to use on their teeth. Read on to learn whether you should use charcoal, the risks involved, and why you should use professional teeth whitening in Reading instead.
June 19, 2020
You know the secret to a healthy smile relies on routine care from your dentist in Reading, but did you know your semi-annual visits are important for more than just a cleaning and checkup? Your preventive appointments are also necessary for oral cancer screenings. Although you might not think you’re at risk, over 53,000 people will be diagnosed with it in 2020. Here’s what you can expect if your dentist finds anything suspicious.
May 18, 2020
Tooth sensitivity is an inconvenient and uncomfortable sensation many of us have experienced at one point or another. However, sensitive teeth can sometimes be a warning sign of an underlying oral health issue. Since most dental practices are only treating emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to know what situations require urgent care. Read on to find out if your tooth sensitivity can be treated at home until quarantine orders are lifted or if you should call your Reading emergency dentist right away.
April 26, 2020
During the outbreak of the Coronavirus, you’re probably cleaning more diligently than ever. Your counters, tables, chairs, living areas, and bathrooms are just some of the places you’re tidying up. However, you may be forgetting something—cleaning your mouth. Your dentist in Reading wants you to know that your mouth should be no exception during these efforts for sanitation. Keep reading to learn more about dental hygiene during COVID-19 and how mouthwash can help.
March 2, 2020
Most people know that regularly visiting a dentist is an important way to prevent tooth decay and other oral health infections from developing. However, did you know routine dental checkups can actually save your life? It is true! That is because your dentist in Reading performs an oral cancer screening to check for signs of the potentially fatal disease during every routine dental checkup. Surprised? Keep reading below to learn more about oral cancer and why early detection with the help of a dentist is so important.
February 7, 2020
Everyone knows that it’s important to keep your enamel healthy with regular brushing and flossing, but how much do you really know about the outermost layer of your teeth? The more you understand about this important part of your teeth, the better you’ll be able to take care of your smile. Read on as your dentist in Reading answers all your questions about tooth enamel.
December 20, 2019
Just when you thought you could relax and enjoy all the holiday activities you organized, you start experiencing a severe toothache. Would you know what to do? Dental emergencies typically happen at the least convenient moments, making them stressful to deal with. Instead of letting oral pain and discomfort ruin your family holiday get-together, read on for five oral health tips from your emergency dentist in Reading to avoid a stressful situation. (more…)
September 26, 2019
Do you have bad breath that makes you self-conscious during social interactions? Oral bacteria can release a sulfur-smelling waste when they’re not regularly removed from your tongue, gums, and teeth. Instead of avoiding making new connections out of embarrassment of your lack of minty-fresh breath, tackle the issue head-on. Your dentist in Reading offers five tips to help you combat stinky breath so you don’t have to be self-conscious about it anymore. (more…)
July 26, 2019
After years of drinking coffee and red wine, your pearly whites aren’t so white anymore. You’re ashamed to smile in pictures these days. It sounds like it’s about time you tried teeth whitening in Reading. Whitening can restore your self-confidence, but it’s not for everyone. Let’s look at 5 things you need to consider before getting your teeth whitened.