Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Is the Better Option?

Invisalign vs. Braces

Exploring which is better: Invisalign or Braces? Are you looking to achieve that perfect, confident smile? If so, you’re not alone! Many young people are seeking orthodontic treatments to correct misaligned teeth and enhance their smiles. In this post, we’ll compare two popular options for achieving straighter teeth: Invisalign and traditional braces. To make your … Read more

Autoimmune Series: Oral Health Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rhumatoid Arthritis and oral health

Exploring the Oral Health Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis We’re kicking off a new blog series here at Ballard Dental Arts! For the rest of 2019, we will be highlighting different autoimmune diseases bimonthly and discussing their impacts on oral health, and vice versa. Autoimmune diseases are wide ranging diseases that affect many systems of the … Read more

The Truth: Oral Health Effects of Methamphetamine

The Truth about Methamphetamines and Oral Health

Looking at the oral health effects of Methamphetamine This month we’re focusing on a difficult subject; drug addiction. It’s heartbreaking to hear the rising rates of drug addiction in our country and even worse to hear a loved one struggling with addiction. As dental professionals, we are trained to look for oral signs of drug … Read more

The Mouth to Heart Relationship: Oral Health & Heart Awareness

The Mouth to Heart Relationship

Oral Health and Heart Awareness in February Many people think of hearts and Valentine’s Day when you mention February. In the medical/dental world, we think about American Heart awareness month. You’ve heard us say time and again that oral health is linked to overall health. Most individuals treat their mouth separately from the rest of … Read more