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Can You Benefit from Veneers?

If you’re self-conscious about your smile, veneers might be your answer. They can cover embarrassing dental issues and support your oral health at the same time. Keep reading to find out how veneers work and learn about their many benefits.

Dec 1st, 2021
5 Ways to Bolster Your Oral Hygiene

You do everything you can to keep your teeth and mouth healthy, but you might be wondering if there’s more you can do than just brushing twice a day and flossing. Follow these tips to keep your oral hygiene in tip-top shape.

Nov 1st, 2021
Dental Implant vs. Bridge: Which Is Right for Me?

When you have one or more missing teeth, the sooner you replace them, the sooner you smile fully, chew normally, and feel like yourself again. But how, exactly, do you replace them? With a bridge? A dental implant? The answer depends.

Oct 3rd, 2021
Dental Health Benefits of Invisalign

In addition to improving your appearance and self-esteem, did you know that Invisalign® clear aligners can also provide dental health benefits? Straighter teeth support your overall dental health in multiple ways. Read to learn more.

Aug 1st, 2021
5 Tips to Help Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety

If your child has such strong fears of visiting the dentist that they’re getting in the way of necessary procedures, oral sedation can help. Discover how oral sedation helps even the most nervous children relax and stay calm when receiving dental care.

Jun 1st, 2021
Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

Are you ashamed of your discolored teeth, hiding them and refusing to smile? Stop suffering lowered self-esteem because of yellow teeth. Our professional teeth whitening treatments can improve your style and make you proud to show off a broad grin.

May 10th, 2021
Spotting the Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer can be a scary diagnosis. Luckily, if it’s caught early, oral cancer can be treated effectively. It’s important to learn the warning signs of oral cancer so you have a greater chance of recovery. Read on to learn more.

Apr 1st, 2021
Don't Ignore the Pain — A Root Canal Could Save Your Tooth

The words “Root Canal” may send shivers up your spine. But they shouldn’t. The reputation that this tooth-saving procedure is painful is way outdated. Read on to learn why you shouldn’t fear a root canal and how it can save a diseased tooth.

Mar 1st, 2021
The Link Among Oral Health, Heart Health, and Strokes

Think practicing good oral hygiene is only about your smile? Think again. Your mouth is actually the entry point to your entire body, so ignoring it could be putting your health at risk. Keep reading to learn more.

Dec 8th, 2020
What is Invisalign Teen®?

Invisalign Teen® has telltale technology that lets the orthodontist know if teens are wearing the clear, removable trays as long as they should. And that’s just one cool thing about the teeth-straightening system.

Nov 1st, 2020
5 Tips for Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Many people lose one or more teeth due to gum disease or injury. If you choose to enhance your smile with dentures, here are a few tips to keep your new teeth in tip-top shape.

Oct 1st, 2020
6 Smile Flaws Corrected by Veneers

Whether you have a discolored tooth that hasn’t responded to whitening treatment, or one that’s chipped or misshapen, veneers may be your solution. Veneers offer a quick, easy, and affordable solution for many smile flaws.

Aug 10th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 22nd, 2020
General Dentistry: Why Do I Need X-Rays?

X-rays in general dentistry are useful for catching dental conditions that may not be visible to the eye. General dentists typically require patients to get x-rays at least once a year to ensure that the teeth, gums and jawbone are …

May 15th, 2020
Why Would I Need Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is the specialty that focuses on improving the way that the teeth appear. Additionally, cosmetic dentists make an effort to improve overall function. There are many different cosmetic dentistry options for improving one’s teeth...

Apr 6th, 2020
What To Expect During Smile Makeover Treatment

A smile makeover, also known as a full-mouth restoration, is a combination of cosmetic dentistry and restorative dental procedures. It repairs and improves the appearance of the teeth, allowing the patient to smile more confidently.

Feb 15th, 2020
Full Mouth Reconstruction Can Give You a Beautiful New Smile

Also known as a full mouth rehabilitation, a full mouth reconstruction is a combination of different treatments aimed at improving the cosmetic appearance of your teeth and smile, correct damages and misalignments and enhance your oral health.

Dec 14th, 2019
Process of Placing Dental Sealants for Adults

Dental sealants are coats of thin plastic that are painted on a patient's teeth. They are applied to the biting surfaces, and they help to prevent tooth decay. Sealants do this by preventing food particles, bacteria and acids from getting …

Nov 20th, 2019
How Long Do Teeth Straightening Treatments Last?

When you invest in teeth straightening treatments, like braces or Invisalign, it is important to think of what comes after you stop wearing them. You might wonder how long teeth straightening treatments last. Well, it all depends on how you …

Sep 26th, 2019
Who is a Good Candidate for Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Wondering if you are in need of a full mouth reconstruction? When you have multiple teeth that are missing or damaged, then a full reconstruction of your mouth just may be necessary in order to fix your dental problems. Many …

Aug 27th, 2019
Clear Aligners: An Alternative to Braces for Adults

A few years ago, before clear aligners became the big thing, braces were the most common option available for straightening the teeth. Most adults consider traditional braces unsightly and would therefore never get them. Fortunately, clear aligners are...

Jul 26th, 2019
What Food Can I Eat After a Root Canal Treatment?

A root canal is a form of surgery that is performed under either local or general anesthesia. Therefore, you need to follow your dentist’s orders after the procedure. That includes proper cleaning, how to reduce the swelling and even the …

Jul 7th, 2019
How to Make Sure Your Dental Veneers Last

Wondering if dental veneers are the right choice for you? When you are living with one or more tooth imperfections, it is likely that you do not feel as confident as you should when you smile. Life is simply too …

May 15th, 2019
A TMJ Dentist Explains Why More Women Suffer From TMJ Than Men

A TMJ dentist focuses on treating temporomandibular joint disorder. Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ disorder, is a condition that occurs when the socket that connects your lower jaw and skull is misaligned or out of place. TMJ disorder is known …

Mar 14th, 2019
A Helpful Guide for Healing after Dental Implants

Dental Implants are the standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth. These prosthetics are the only way to replace a missing tooth and the tooth roots. Other dental devices used to replace missing teeth do not address the missing …

Feb 15th, 2019
Can TMJ Pain Go Away on its Own?

Although the majority of people may not realize it, millions of Americans deal with reoccurring pain in the jaw, headaches and earaches. Sadly, this can be due to “TMJ” which stems from pain in the temporomandibular (TM) joints. Because these …

Jan 15th, 2019
What is an Abscessed Tooth?

An abscessed tooth describes a tiny opening full of pus on the tooth brought about by a bacterial infection. Dentists at times also refer to it as da ental abscess. An abscess can occur in different parts of the tooth …

Dec 15th, 2018
What is Bruxism?

Wondering what exactly bruxism means? Bruxism is a term used to describe a condition in which people will grind or clench their teeth. Because the majority of people who grind or clench their teeth do so during the night when …

Dec 1st, 2018
4 Popular Options to Fix Teeth

4 Popular Options to Fix Teeth A smile, universally recognized as an expression of cheerfulness, warmth, and love. Fortunately for us, the field of dentistry has accomplished significant advances in both oral hygiene and cosmetic services.

Nov 21st, 2018
3 Helpful At Home Dental Tools

When you walk through the dental care section of your local pharmacy, you can easily get overwhelmed with the number of choices available. From dental flosses to whitening kits, it all can be confusing. This article focuses on the best …

Nov 15th, 2018
Dental Numbing: What to Know and What to Expect

Dental numbing makes oral treatments bearable The very thought of dental numbing is what calms people who are scared of the dentist. Without it, even the simplest of dental procedures would be unbearable. Though dental numbing makes the visit to …

Oct 22nd, 2018
Are Composite Dental Fillings Safe?

Composite resin filling has become the trending dental treatment. A lot of dentists in different parts of the world are opting for it as an alternative solution to amalgam filling. The aesthetic appeal and healthy smile are the significant factors …

Oct 16th, 2018
How to Make Bleeding Gums Better

Many people notice their gums bleeding when they brush their teeth, but that does not mean that the problem is normal just because "it happens to many people." It would not be normal if our skin broke whenever we bathed. …

Oct 1st, 2018
6 Common Reasons Why Gums Bleed

Why are my gums bleeding? This is a question that all of us have asked ourselves at some point. You spit out the toothpaste and you find that the froth is tinged with pink. For some the bleeding comes with …

Sep 4th, 2018
Pros and Cons of Common Smile Makeover Treatments

A smile makeover can be used to restore almost anyone's teeth. These treatments have been a lifesaver for many, as it has helped them regain their confidence and improve their social interactions.

Aug 16th, 2018
The Benefits of Teeth Whitening Treatments

Teeth whitening treatments are rather popular nowadays. One of the reasons is because it is one of the most economical ways to significantly improve the color of your teeth while keeping potential side effects down to a minimum. The color …

Aug 2nd, 2018
Can My Dental Health Issues Affect My Overall Health?

Dental health plays a vital role in overarching biological health. The manner and frequency in which you care for your teeth and gums have the potential to sabotage the rest of your body. Fail to take proper care of your …

Jul 15th, 2018
Is Fear of the Dentist All in the Head?

If you have a fear of the dentist, you are likely wondering if such fear is rational. You might also be wondering if your fear of the dentist is all in your head. As explained below, there is no logical …

Jul 1st, 2018
What Is Dental Calculus?

When plaque is left to accumulate on a person's teeth, it eventually turns into tartar. Also known as calculus, this calcified plaque hardens on teeth surfaces, giving it a yellowish color. Tartar is a haven for enamel-damaging bacteria, and it …

Jun 15th, 2018
Tips To Help Ease Dental Anxiety

There is no shame in feeling nervous or fearful about an upcoming visit to the dentist. Some patients are hesitant to visit with the dentist as they had negative experiences during cleanings, check-ups, treatments or procedures.

Jun 2nd, 2018
A Look at Veneers, Bonding and Crowns

The average patient does not understand exactly how dental crowns differ from dental veneers and bonding. There are meaningful differences between these three forms of dental restoration. In some cases, dental veneers are the best option while crowns or...

May 16th, 2018
Interesting Facts About Teeth

When it comes to teeth and oral health, the average person is generally uninformed. People do not like thinking about their teeth, gums or visiting the dentist. However, people who take a little bit of time to learn about the …

May 1st, 2018
Can Baking Soda Whiten Teeth?

When it comes to teeth whitening, most people are understandably flustered by all the options and information. Some people are turning to baking soda to whiten their chompers. The Question…

Apr 15th, 2018
What I Learned After Getting a Dental Implant

Ask anyone who has had dental implants placed in their mouth and you will find they are more than happy with the result. At first, some are intimidated by the placement process that requires the bonding of titanium screws to …

Apr 1st, 2018
Dental Guide To Oral Hygiene

The average dentist is readily willing to admit the most important dental work necessary to maintain oral hygiene is what patients do outside of the office. The patient has more control over oral hygiene and health than the dentist. Your …

Mar 15th, 2018
Will Dental Bonding Whiten Teeth

Dental bonding has become quite the popular means of whitening and repairing teeth. Teeth gradually stain with exposure to food, beverages, cigarettes and the natural aging process. Dental bonding is one of the many ways to lighten stained...

Mar 1st, 2018
Tips For Healthy Gums

Ask anyone who has healthy gums about how they do it and you will likely hear all about the importance of flossing and visit the dentist. However, there are some tips for healthy gums few are willing to share and …

Feb 15th, 2018
The Importance of Everyday Dental Care

Poor oral hygiene leads to oral health problems and diseases that everyday dental care could have prevented. Investing the small amount of time necessary to clean your teeth and gums will help prevent such problems. Healthy teeth and gums mean …

Jan 1st, 2018