Archive for February, 2015

Strawberries and Baking Soda for Whiter Teeth: Debunked – Roya Arbab, D.D.S

You may have heard the recent claim that a mixture of fruit and baking soda applied to the teeth will whiten them dramatically, inexpensively and in a much more “organic” way than traditional bleaching methods. In particular, young adults and teens have shown themselves to be susceptible to this advice. They readily experiment with it […]

Invisible Braces: Not Just for Looks – Roya Arbab, D.D.S

When most of us think of invisible braces such as Invisalign®, we naturally assume that their sole purpose is to enhance the aesthetic value of one’s smile. And to a certain extent that assumption is true. For most people with braces of any type, the primary goal of straightening their teeth is improving their look. […]