The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported on January 20, 2020. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. For 8 weeks, from March 19 to May 11, Radiance Dental treated only dental emergencies to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and free up valuable … Continue reading Dentistry during COVID-19
Traditionally, metal braces have been the most common form of braces and are the least expensive option for dental alignment, but there are several options depending on preferences and needs.
We’ve seen quite a few cracked teeth in our day, so you may be wondering what advice we have about getting it fixed. Read on to find out how we make a cracked tooth look and feel like new when you book your dentist appointment with us.
Radiance Dental shares five surprising foods that are harming your teeth.
As parents, you want your children to be healthy, happy and strong. One crucial component of your child’s quality of life as they grow into adulthood begins with their dental habits. Proper dental care and oral hygiene play a major role in one’s overall health. In addition to regular visits to the dentist, it’s imperative … Continue reading 3 Tips for Improving Your Child’s Dental Habits
While most people know that flossing is important, many don’t realize just how important it is. As few as 16% of adults floss every day, with 8% reporting that they never floss. Most people fall into the “sometimes to rarely” category. Many only floss weekly or to dislodge visible foodstuffs from between their teeth, and … Continue reading Why Flossing Is As Necessary As Your Dentist Says
Dental hygiene is not something that can be addressed only during your biannual dental cleanings. Maintaining a healthy smile is an everyday endeavor that takes dedication and intentional action. While we can help alleviate problems such as cavities, cracks, and even misalignment, the majority of dental issues can be prevented altogether through proper dental hygiene … Continue reading 4 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Smile in Between Dentist Visits
Back to school means back to sports. Over 5 million teeth are knocked out each year. Mouthguards help prevent chipped, broken and knocked out teeth. A boil-and-bite mouthguard is what you'll typically find in the sporting goods store. They are often too bulky, uncomfortable and difficult to talk with it in. A custom-made mouthguard is … Continue reading Protect your teeth
The number one reason most patients choose to straighten their teeth is appearance. Orthodontic treatment not only improve the appearance of your teeth, it improves tooth alignment and occlusion, decreasing the risk of dental problems such as tooth decay, gum disease and TMD. Orthodontic treatment is minimally invasive and with new techniques and technologies, there … Continue reading Why braces?
Radiation is all around us. Currently, two main sources of ionizing radiation are from natural background radiation and medical/ dental exposure. Natural background radiation comes from the sun and stars (cosmic radiation), the Earth (terrestrial radiation) and the elements that make up the human body, radioactive isotopes potassium-40 and carbon-14 (internal radiation). Natural background radiation exposure accounts for an average of 3.1 mSv/yr with variations … Continue reading Are dental x-rays safe?