Archive | FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

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What to look for in an oral rinse

Choosing a mouthwash to treat bad breath after eating an “everything” bagel is very different from selecting an oral rinse that will combat gingivitis. There is also a difference between products intended for adults and child-friendly options. Before you pick an oral rinse or mouthwash, talk with your dentist about your dental health Cosmetic mouthwash Use […]

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I smoke: what can I do to whiten my teeth and freshen my breath?

The best solution is to stop smoking. If that is not your choice, try these options: Brush teeth as frequently as you eat Floss at least once a day Follow brushing and flossing with an oral rinse that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal for reducing “oral malodor” or bad breath Limit other foods, […]

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How does Invisalign work to straighten teeth?

The Invisalign system uses a series of nearly invisible, clear plastic aligners to gradually reposition your teeth. Unlike veneers, which may mask flaws, Invisalign actually corrects problems with the spacing and alignment of your teeth, giving you a beautiful smile. During your initial consultation here at Hughes and Hughes Family Dentists, we’ll develop an Invisalign treatment […]

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