Jeff E Rubel DDS
2575 Coral Court, Coralville, IA 52241

Steps for Getting the Best Smile Possible

There are a number of factors that impact the look and health of your smile. If you want to have the best smile possible you need to give attention to your overall oral health as well as the look of your teeth. Keeping up with your oral hygiene routine is the first and most important step for getting the best smile possible. Once you have your oral health under control you can address surface-level stains and explore cosmetic dentistry in order to improve the aesthetics of your smile.

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Is a White Smile Possible for Everyone?

The color of your teeth can have a significant impact on the look of your smile. If your teeth are dull and stained it can cause you to feel self-conscious and avoid smiling.  A bright white smile, on the other hand, can provide you with a boost of confidence and an improved appearance. Most people have some type of staining on their teeth that will respond to surface whitening options. It is important to remember, however, that there is a limit to the level of whiteness you can achieve. This limit is based on a number of factors outside of your control. The good news is that even if your smile does not respond to surface level whitening, there are other options available to get the white smile you want.

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Three Ways to Improve Your Overall Oral Health

Your oral health is an important part of your overall health. It also impacts the way you look and how you feel about yourself. Improving your overall oral health can have far reaching benefits and it is not a complicated process. You can have a significant impact on the health of your gums and teeth by following a few basic steps. If you start flossing, keep brushing, and visit your dentist regularly you will see an improvement in your overall oral health.

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Steps to Getting Healthy Gums Once Again

Gum disease can cause serious problems in your life. Untreated gum disease can lead to pain and eventually cause tooth loss. Severe gum disease (periodontitis) can have permanent consequences. Fortunately, the early stage of gum disease (gingivitis) is completely reversible if it is identified and treated quickly. If you want to get healthy gums once again, consider following the four steps outlined below.

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Learn to Identify the Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease starts out as a relatively minor and treatable issue. However, if it is allowed to progress, gum disease can turn into a serious problem that causes permanent damage. One of the best ways to prevent the consequences of serious gum disease is to identify and treat the symptoms in the early stages. It is not difficult to recognize some of the symptoms of gum disease. They include bleeding, sensitive, inflamed, and receding gums as well as persistent bad breath. 

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Is It Possible for Gum Disease to Be Cured?

Gum disease can be put into two broad categories – mild and severe. Mild gum disease is called gingivitis and severe gum disease is called periodontitis. Each type of gum disease comes with a long list of potential side effects. These are side effects that you want to avoid even if they are considered ‘mild’.  The reality is that any type of oral problem can be a major disruption in your life. If you have been diagnosed with gum disease your first question was likely, ‘can it be cured?’ The answer to that question, in most situations, is yes. However, the steps required to get rid of gum disease depend on whether you are dealing with gingivitis or periodontitis.

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