Dental veneers can vastly improve the appearance of teeth and can also help protect them from some kinds of surface damage. We’re here to answer your questions about dental veneers so you can decide whether or not they’ll be right for you. Read on and learn all you ever wanted to know about this effective […]
What to Do if You Lose a Filling
Dental fillings help keep your smile beautiful and your teeth functional, but what happens if you lose the filling itself? A lost filling can often be replaced quickly if addressed in a timely manner. Here are some steps to prevent the problem from worsening. Proper Filling Maintenance Taking good care of your teeth will help […]
How Your Dentist Checks for Oral Cancer
For some dental or oral health issues, like oral cancer, early detection holds the best chance for a full recovery — so your dentist will keep an eye out for the early warning signs. A dental exam is your opportunity to get a professional inspection of your oral health. How Often Do I Need a […]
Do I Really Need a Dental Cleaning?
Why is Dental Care Important? Keeping your mouth clean is just as important as a good diet and exercise when it comes to maintaining a healthy body. Poor oral health and hygiene habits can significantly affect your quality of life and influence how you interact with others. If you don’t care for your mouth and […]
Why is Wisdom Tooth Removal Necessary?
These days, having your wisdom teeth extracted has become standard practice, for a lot of great reasons! Sometimes considered a wild card of a tooth, it’s easy for these molars to become problematic. This is why dentists would rather pull them out before they become an issue. Depending on your teeth, their direction, and the […]
Invisalign vs. Braces: Which is Right for You?
Do You Need Orthodontics? An improper bite and crooked teeth may make you feel insecure about your smile or may make eating and chewing difficult. Additionally, an improper bite can cause your teeth to wear down unevenly or lead to muscle tension and pain. Teeth that are protruding may chip and break, causing pain in […]
Teeth Whitening: Your Guide to a Brighter Smile
Good news if you’re not happy with the shade of your teeth! There are steps you can take to lighten up your smile. Dental shade depends not only on hygiene, but on genetics and medical history as well. If you’re not sure how white your teeth should be, ask your dentist during your dental exam […]
Sedation Dentistry: How it Works & Who Can Benefit
Sedation Dentistry Can Help Keep You Smiling While we may love our work, we also understand that for some patients, visiting the dentist is an anxious prospect. Patients with extreme anxiety or dental phobias may delay annual exams, routine cleanings, and even serious dental work because of their fears, and their teeth, gums, and overall […]
Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby’s Teeth
Baby Teeth Aren’t Disposable Baby teeth set the stage for your child’s permanent teeth and their oral health. Your baby will rely on their baby teeth for eating and speaking until their adult teeth grow in. Baby teeth also play an essential role in guiding adult teeth into place. Not to mention, uncared for baby […]
The Importance of Proper Flossing
Flossing is an integral part of your home dental hygiene routine. It helps keep your teeth clean and your gums healthy, and is easy to fit into your daily routine. You should floss at least once per day, or as often as necessary to keep the gaps between your teeth clean and free of food. […]