Hawaii’s children have the highest prevalence of tooth decay in the nation

  A new survey shows that Hawaii’s children have the highest prevalence of tooth decay in the nation. This doesn’t surprise me. I grew up in Honolulu, where despite having parents who hovered over my three brothers and me while we brushed our teeth and sent us to the best dentists they could find, we […]

Celebrity dentist reveals the top 10 ways to get whiter teeth naturally

  GET a beaming Hollywood smile with these simple teeth whitening tips. There has been a sharp rise in people opting for home teeth-whitening kits and whitening toothpastes. However, many kits that can be bought online aren’t actually safe and some toothpastes are abrasive and can wear your teeth down over time. So what is […]

Dental implants help more than patients

  As the old saying goes, a smile is contagious. At our Hybridge practice, we are fortunate enough not only to witness the joy that a new, healthy smile brings our patients, but also the positive reverberations that a patient’s transformation has on spouses, children and family life. Conversely, family members can understand and feel […]

Food and drink to AVOID for white teeth

Food and drink to AVOID for white teeth – and KETCHUP tops the list Certain foods should be avoided to maintain a pearly white smile The popular sauce is top of the list of the ten foods that stain teeth the most according to leading dentist Tariq Idrees. And surprisingly, white wine is just as […]

Texas A&M Prof Gets To The Root Of Dental Implants

  On the surface, we know that dental implants are popular. We may have heard about them from a friend or family member’s positive experience, and when we’re faced with tooth loss, wonder if they may be right for us. Or perhaps we’ve seen the ads. From digital billboards to glossy magazine pages, the bright […]

CAD/CAM Uses Computer to Make New Teeth

Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing, or CAD/CAM, is a process that allows dentists to create teeth using technology. The stuff of science fiction is showing up in dental offices. Dentists and prosthodontists are using computers to make teeth, implants and dentures. It’s a process called computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing, or CAD/CAM. Doctors Use IVF […]

How Cosmetic Dentistry Improves Quality of Life

  Have you ever been embarrassed of your smile? Did you know that 1-in-4 adults avoids smiling because of the appearance of their teeth? Cosmetic dentistry can improve the look and the health of your teeth. Cosmetic dentistry encompasses a wide variety of things, aimed to improve overall oral health and appearance. Cosmetic whitening, tooth […]

The 10 easy teeth whiteners you might find in your cupboard

  As much as you brush, floss and care for your teeth, they can still start to appear yellow as you age. While there are plenty of fancy toothpastes and tooth whitening products on the market, some of them can be costly. What if there was a way to make your teeth whiter using every […]

Check dentist’s experience before getting costly implants

  Any dentist can do an implant, even without specialized training, and prices for the three-step process can vary widely. So check out a dentist’s success rate. Dental implants are taking off as an alternative to bridges, dentures and single-tooth partials. But patients should be cautious before jumping into the expensive procedure: All dentists can […]

Teeth whitening business HiSmile makes glowing returns

  It’s not easy to make a killing in the competitive cosmetics industry. These guys have done it. Start-up founders Nik Mirkovic and Alex Tomic have much to smile about after generating a $10 million turnover in just 18 months. They credit the glowing results from their teeth-whitening business HiSmile to just one thing – […]