Sarah Pitarra DDS Blog
May 15, 2018
You probably love to laugh, eat, and smile. Having a beautiful, healthy smile allows you to do all of those things—but it will only last as long as you care for it properly. This means not just brushing your teeth—although that’s important! You have to also floss your teeth every day.
As dreadful as that may sound to you, there are products that can make your flossing routine more enjoyable, effective, and that is highly recommended by your dentist in Corpus Christi. Learn more about a new flossing product: Cocofloss!
April 1, 2018
As your dentist in Corpus Christi, we love our community. We enjoy interacting with everyone who comes into our office, and building relationships with our patients is truly a privilege as we strive to take excellent care of their oral health. Our efforts to provide top-notch dentistry in a caring, compassionate manner has paid off! We’re proud to say that we recently won a “Best of the Best” Award from the Caller Times in the dentistry category.
March 10, 2018
Whether you know it or not, the quality of your grin is constantly being evaluated, evidence of which is reflected in a recent data set. It shows that one-third of Americans say the first thing they notice about a person is his or her smile. So if people are paying that much attention to the aesthetics of your ivories, then wouldn’t you like to wow them? If you answered ‘yes’ to that question, then any stains that are present have to be eliminated. Your local dentist offers help in your quest by explaining the benefits and convenience of take-home teeth whitening in Corpus Christi. Continue reading to learn how the process works.
January 24, 2018
If you’re missing one or more teeth, you might be thinking about filling in that gap in your smile with artificial pearly whites. Modern dentistry has bestowed on us a range of tooth replacement options, each with its own unique advantages. If you’re trying to decide whether dentures or dental implants in Corpus Christi are a better choice for you, we’re here to help. Let’s take a look at each option.
January 5, 2018
These days it can feel like everyone has a perfect smile. Everywhere you look, from magazine covers to the cashier at the grocery store, you see straight, white teeth smiling back at you. If you weren’t able to have braces when you were younger, there’s still hope – and the best part is that it doesn’t involve getting braces as an adult. If you’d like to correct your smile and have more self-confidence, a dentist in Corpus Christi talks about the benefits of getting porcelain veneers rather than braces.
October 19, 2017
Everyone is always looking for the next best thing to make their lives easier while saving money. If you are suffering from tooth discoloration, charcoal teeth whitening may seem like the solution for you. You have seen the videos online that showcase the drastic benefits the messy toothpaste offers. While many say that the treatment it is a safe and effective way to brighten your smile, is it really a good idea? If you ask your cosmetic dentist, they will likely advise against the use of the risk home remedy. Instead, they will suggest that you choose professional teeth whitening in Corpus Christi.
September 21, 2017
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have missing teeth, you might be thinking about getting dental implants in Corpus Christi. They’re a fantastic way to replace those pearly whites because they’re extremely sturdy, and they can prevent your jawbone from weakening. Many people prefer them over dentures and other methods that might be used to replace teeth. However, just like anything in the medical world, implants aren’t free from potential complications. If you don’t take care of them properly, you may face serious consequences.
September 19, 2017
Throughout history, people have struggled to care for their teeth. Our ancestors often had to deal with painful infections and crude methods of dentistry. Of course, people have always wanted attractive smiles, too, which is why the history of orthodontics stretches back further than you might have guessed. Let’s take a look at the path that led to the modern innovations that help people achieve beautiful, straight teeth.
August 3, 2017
Tell me if this sounds like you.
You’re an adult, with a job and a family and everything else, and you’re pretty happy with your life, except for one thing: your smile. You see, your teeth have always been crooked, crowded, or gapped, and you’ve wanted to do something about them for years. The problem is that the absolute LAST thing you want to do is bring even MORE attention to your teeth by getting bulky, noticeable metal braces. So, you just hide your smile whenever you see someone you know or a picture is being taken. Does this sound familiar?
Fortunately, there is now another way you can get the straighter smile you’ve always wanted, and it doesn’t involve metal brackets or wires. ClearCorrect in Corpus Christi uses a series of custom-made clear plastic aligner trays to gently straighten the teeth, and it offers numerous advantages over traditional orthodontics. (more…)
July 19, 2017
When you open your mouth, you should see sparkling white, healthy teeth. Your teeth are critical components of your body that make it easier to eat, digest food, and speak—not to mention their aesthetic components that boost confidence every time you smile. But have you ever thought of what really makes up a tooth, the true inner and outer workings of a tooth. Or even a step further—what happens when your tooth isn’t healthy? Why is it so important to correct tooth decay and how does the office of Dr. Sarah Pitarra help you save your tooth from falling out or causing you excruciating pain? Our practice wants you to understand what’s really going on in your mouth from root to crown and how root canals are here to help you, not hurt you.