102017Oct
The Smile Makeover: How Smiling Affects Your Health

The Smile Makeover: How Smiling Affects Your Health

Chances are that you’re familiar with that old expression, “laughter is the best medicine.” Most of us have heard it at one time or another, and few people would disagree with the basic premise: laughing does seem to be good for you. But what about smiling? You might take your smile for granted, but have…

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22017Oct
Are You Ready for a CEREC Crown?

Are You Ready for a CEREC Crown?

When a tooth is damaged by dental injury or decay, the impact can be severe. Both function and appearance can be negatively affected, which is why dental experts typically recommend some sort of restorative procedure to correct the problem. Crowns have long been used to restore damaged teeth, but many patients have been frustrated by…

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272017Sep
When Removable Dentures are Your Best Tooth Replacement Option

When Removable Dentures are Your Best Tooth Replacement Option

There are few things more stressful than losing your teeth. If you’re suffering from tooth loss, then you’re already familiar with the many worries that can plague you: self-consciousness about your appearance, the costs associated with replacing them, and concerns about how it might impact your other teeth. Those worries are valid, and should serve…

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192017Sep
Are You a Candidate for a Cosmetic Smile Makeover?

Are You a Candidate for a Cosmetic Smile Makeover?

Are you troubled by what you see when you smile at yourself in the mirror? Does your smile make you self-conscious, due to problems with your teeth or gums? Have you been in an accident that damaged your teeth, or simply neglected them for too long? If so, those aesthetic problems could be extremely damaging…

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302017Aug
Amalgam Sensitivity? Try Tooth-Colored Fillings Instead

Amalgam Sensitivity? Try Tooth-Colored Fillings Instead

Dental fillings are so common that most people don’t give them a second thought. However, when your filling is a metal amalgam that ends up creating tooth sensitivity, that filling can quickly become all that you think about! For many patients, amalgam fillings have a long track record of success when used to repair teeth…

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272017Aug
Are Root Canals Safe and Effective?

Are Root Canals Safe and Effective?

Root canals have been a relatively common dental procedure for some time now. Despite their proven worth, there remain many myths associated with this procedure – and those misconceptions can sometimes leave some patients confused. For example, many patients assume that root canals are more dangerous than tooth extractions. How much do you really know…

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162017Aug
Teeth Whitening for Patients with Cerec Crowns

Teeth Whitening for Patients with Cerec Crowns

Bright, white teeth are prized by many people in the world, which helps to explain why there are a multitude of over-the-counter whitening products and in-office dental whitening procedures designed to give you that perfect, pearly-white smile. As you’ve probably guessed, professional dental whitening is recognized as the best and most effective way to achieve…

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92017Aug
Are You a Candidate for Porcelain Veneers?

Are You a Candidate for Porcelain Veneers?

If your teeth have fallen into a state of disrepair to the point where you’re actively considering cosmetic options to regain your beautiful smile, you’re not alone. Millions of people each year face the exact same challenge. After all, unattractive teeth can negatively impact your life in a variety of ways. For many of those…

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302017Jul
Preparing for a Tooth Extraction

Preparing for a Tooth Extraction

If there’s one thing that seems to scare dental patients more than any other, it’s finding out that they need a tooth extraction. That’s perfectly understandable, of course, since most of us are hard-wired to avoid pain wherever possible. When your tooth is so damaged from injury or decay that it’s beyond saving, however, an…

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242017Jul
Dental Implants: How They’ll Change Your Life

Dental Implants: How They’ll Change Your Life

If you’ve either lost teeth or been told by a dentist that some of your teeth need to be removed, chances are that you’ve been weighing your replacement options. After all, missing teeth are not something to be taken lightly. The gaps created by tooth loss limit function, reduce dental integrity, and adversely impact your…

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202017Jul
How Committed Are You to Regular Dental Checkups?

How Committed Are You to Regular Dental Checkups?

Regular dental hygiene is essential for the maintenance of clean, strong, and healthy teeth. Nearly everyone understands that they need to brush at least twice daily, floss each day, and use an antiseptic mouthwash to help control harmful bacteria. However, those habits alone are not enough to prevent plaque, tooth discoloration, and painful cavities. To…

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