Completing a smile after tooth loss is important to both the look and functionality of one’s smile. That is because missing teeth can create difficulties chewing, and embarrassment. After all, who wants to be known for an incomplete smile? Unfortunately missing teeth can also lead to bigger problems, such as a shrinking jaw and misaligned teeth. Fortunately, modern prostheses provide a number of ways to help restore both a smile’s appearance and just as importantly its function! If you have lost a tooth, don’t delay restorative treatment. There are many important reasons to complete your smile as soon as possible. (more…)
Water, water, it’s everywhere; at least that’s how the saying goes. Yet many adults still fail to drink the amount of water they need to stay healthy. Some studies indicate that as many as 75 percent of American adults fail to stay properly hydrated, which can cause a number of troubling symptoms for their overall health, and a potential problem for their oral health as well. Water is crucial for powering your whole body, including your vital organs, but it’s also essential to your smile. So if you want to prevent dental problems, consider the simple ways you can make sure you’re getting the water both your smile and your body need!
How often do you bring your little ones to the dentist? Like you, kids need to see the dentist at regular intervals to help protect their teeth and gums from tooth decay and gingivitis. When should kids see the dentist? We recommend bringing your child to see us once every six months, at the minimum. Doing so is essential for maintaining a healthy smile and instilling good dental habits.
Toothaches are a nuisance that most people are familiar with, and can sometimes be severe enough to interfere with your daily routine. In fact, a large number of people admit to having taken time off of work to deal with a sensitive tooth. Luckily, treating toothaches is fairly easy with the help of your dentist, and today, we explain how a formidable human tooth can become so sensitive. (more…)
Do you ever dream of a straighter, brighter, or simply more beautiful smile? Do you find yourself looking at other people’s lovely smiles, and feeling worried that all people notice about yours is the noticeable imperfections? If so, you may have felt that it’s too late to make any changes now. After all, who wants to spend years in braces to correct some minor alignment issues, or to go try out every whitening product on the drugstore shelf to try and address deep staining? Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry provides a way to address those and other concerns quickly and effectively. Porcelain veneers mean that it’s never too late to achieve a dream smile, one you’ll be proud to show off! (more…)
When a patient loses multiple teeth, then everyday tasks, such as eating or speaking, become frustrating and difficult. In order to regain their former quality of life, patients need to have their missing teeth replaced. With a prosthetic, we can do this and help patients enjoy a whole smile again. Do you need a full or partial denture to restore your smile?
Do you a tooth that aches and makes even eating and speaking difficult? If so, you may need a root canal. This endodontic treatment helps address dental infection and restores your tooth to full function and health. You can enjoy a healthier, and more comfortable, smile with root canal therapy.
Do you wish you had a brighter smile? Many people do and often ask our office about options for enjoying a stain-free smile. In addition to our at-home and in-office teeth whitening, there are simple steps you can take from home to improve the appearance of your smile.
Have you had your teeth professionally cleaned lately? Many people assume that proper brushing and flossing means you don’t require routine cleanings. However, these preventive visits are essential for reducing the risk of serious oral health concerns, such as cavities and even periodontal disease. When do you need a cleaning? You need one once every six months if you want to enjoy a healthier and more beautiful smile.