Factors That Can Increase Your Risk for Gum Disease

You've likely heard of gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease, an oral infection that attacks the gums and bone that support your teeth. Did you know that some people are more at risk for gum disease than others? Dr. Nattiv and our team are happy to share the risk factors... Read more »

How to Maintain Your New White Smile

Did you just receive a professional whitening treatment from our dentist, Dr. Nattiv? If so, you're probably wondering how to maintain the results for as long as possible. Fortunately, there are things you can do to maintain your new white smile, and our dental team is happy to tell you how! First, use... Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Can Result in Dental Caries

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day. Along with flossing at least once each day, this daily oral hygiene routine will significantly improve your chances of maintaining a healthy mouth. If you're inconsistent with your daily brushing and flossing, plaque acids and hardened tartar... Read more »

Dry Socket Basics

If you just had a tooth extracted or will have one in the near future, you may want to educate yourself on a condition called dry socket. Dry socket is exceedingly rare, occurring in only 2-5% of patients who have an extraction. It can be very uncomfortable, but is easily... Read more »

How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums in Tip-Top Shape

Did you know your teeth and gums can stay in tip-top shape throughout your life if you take good care of them? Well, it’s true! This means you won’t need to worry too much about dental issues, like tooth decay, gum disease, and even bad breath. So, it’s encouraged to... Read more »

Dental Veneers for a Beautiful Smile

Are you aware that many celebrities and wealthy people turn to dental veneers for their tooth restoration of choice? Did you know that many actors’ perfect smiles can be achieved by anyone? Dental veneers are popular because they can give you a smile that even nature in many ways cannot... Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Mouth

It's been almost four years since I was pregnant. And even though I had an easy and healthy pregnancy, my teeth suffered. My pregnancy made me nauseous so I couldn't floss my back teeth without throwing up. And the only thing that helped was to eat sour foods and to... Read more »

Are You Ready for a Dental Bridge to Bring Back Your Healthy Smile?

If you currently have a gap in your smile because of missing teeth, you will want to consider closing that gap. One of the ways we do this at Polished Dental is through a non-surgical tooth replacement called a dental bridge restoration. If you leave the gaps in your smile... Read more »

Are You Doing Your Best to Keep Cavities From Taking Over Your Smile?

Next to the hazards of gum disease, tooth decay is a prevalent dental issue that can harm your oral health. If you have untreated dental decay in your smile, you are setting the stage for tooth loss. Today, Dr. Nina Nattiv and our dental team have some recommendations we hope... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Polished Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »