The Dangers of Oral Piercings

Posted: June 30, 2016   Article

Bakersfield, CA – Tattoos and piercings are becoming more accepted and more mainstream. They can be a wonderful form of self-expression, but oral piercings especially have their downsides. It is important to think through potential dangers before making the decision to get an oral piercing. Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria, which makes swelling and infection a common side-effect that can occur after an oral piercing.…Continue reading…

What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

Posted: June 14, 2016   Article

Bakersfield, CA – As you age, you might notice that your smile becomes less bright than it used to be. Foods and drinks we consume can lead to discoloration over time, but in addition to that, the enamel that covers our teeth naturally thins as we age. This allows our dentin to show through, and the dentin naturally yellows over time. Stains on the enamel can range from…Continue reading…