The 3 Best Ways to Keep Your Smile Beautiful

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Ice cream, popsicles, lemonade—now that it’s finally summer, all anybody wants is a cold, sweet treat to cool down on a hot day. It’s too bad all of those delicious summertime treats mean major trouble for your teeth. Everyone knows that the best way to keep your smile shining is with daily brushing and flossing and the occasional dentist visit. But are you doing everything you can to maintain a healthy mouth? Check out these lesser known tricks: 1. Beverages like red wine, coffee and tea (even green tea!) can leave stains. Avoid these drinks if you can. If you must have your morning joe, sip through a straw, swish a gulp of water around your mouth a few times while you drink and make sure you brush right afterwards. Do the same thing after you have a sugary popsicle or ice cream sandwich to minimize the harmful effects of …

Make a Statement at Summer Weddings with a Sparkling Smile

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Summer is wedding season and you definitely want to put your best tooth forward when you’re dressed to the nines at a garden wedding. Or maybe you’re in the wedding party and you’ll be in the spotlight (and the camera flash) in front of friends and family. Make sure your yellow teeth are not the conspicuous blemish in all of the wedding photos! There are many different options for teeth whitening treatments nowadays, from over-the-counter strips to extensive sessions at a clinic or salon. If done incorrectly, some teeth-whitening methods can leave painful and unsightly chemical burns on your lips and gums. There are lots of amateur teeth whiteners out there, so make sure you put your trust in a professional. At Paragon Dental, we use a tried-and-true method that really works, so you can relax knowing that you’re in capable hands. Our patients are always thrilled and grateful that …

Why You Shouldn’t Avoid the Dentist

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I’m sure all of you know somebody who has avoided going to dentist for years. Somebody who doesn’t even want to think about their oral health because they can’t bear the idea of the pain and cost of dental work. They think if they go to the dentist even for a check-up, it’s guaranteed to be trouble—for their teeth and for their wallet. But Paragon Dental doesn’t work that way. Our team of dentists and assistants is ready and waiting to hear about your dental issues so that together, we can begin a comprehensive, effective treatment. We focus on building mutual respect, trust and understanding so that you feel safe and comfortable when you make decisions about your health. We want you to be satisfied with the way your mouth feels, functions and looks, so don’t put off your check-up. Your procrastination is just another step between you and a …