Month: January 2018

Can Bonding Fix the Chip in Your Tooth?

Sometimes, a chipped tooth can be a characteristic aspect of a smile. Yet, even when it seems like no big deal, a chipped tooth could lead to more serious dental health issues if it isn’t fixed. Choosing the right treatment to restore your tooth will depend on the extent of the damage, and in many… Read more »

Know More About Professional Teeth-Whitening

You may not immediately notice when your teeth begin to lose some of their brilliance. Over time, though, stains and discoloration can become increasingly more obvious. Fortunately, you may be able to brighten your teeth and restore your smile’s brilliance with a custom, professional teeth-whitening treatment. At our office, we provide a choice of whitening… Read more »

How Invisalign® Changes Orthodontic Treatment

Even if you’ve never needed orthodontic treatment as a young child, you may find yourself faced with misaligned teeth as an adult. For some patients, crooked teeth are more noticeable than for others. However, for all patients with malocclusion, correcting the misalignment is important to their long-term oral health. With Invisalign® clear aligners, you may… Read more »

Less Obvious Reasons Why Dental Implants Work

Being proud of your smile is about more than how it looks. You should also be able to bite, chew, and speak comfortably in addition to smile confidently. When you lose one or more teeth, your pride in your smile can diminish along with each of these factors. Therefore, the most appropriate tooth replacement option… Read more »

Important Questions to Ask About Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is one of those treatments that may not be your first choice, but may be your best option for restoring your smile. In many cases, it’s the only way to save your smile and prevent even further oral health complications. If your dentist recommends the procedure, then you can optimize your chances at… Read more »

What You Should Know if You Need Root Canal Treatment

The need for root canal treatment can mean many things, but the most important is that your tooth is likely in serious trouble. Also known as endodontic treatment, root canal treatment is designed to address severe tooth decay, particularly when it reaches the inner pulp chamber of your tooth. The good news is that the… Read more »

Different Ways a Dental Crown Can Fix Your Smile

The most effective tooth restorations are those that not only immediately fix your tooth, but also protect it from becoming more damaged or infected over time. In many cases, the most effective solution to accomplish both is a custom-designed dental crown. Today, dental crowns can fix your smile in a variety of different ways, from… Read more »

Why Are Cavities So Common?

With the advancement of modern dental treatments and technology, even the most destructive dental health issues can often be prevented or stopped in their tracks, before they cause extensive tooth damage.  For instance, cavities are the most common dental issue, and when left untreated, they can lead to severe infection throughout your tooth’s structure. Fortunately,… Read more »

Can a Dental Laser Help You Stop Snoring?

It may take a while before you realize that your snoring habit is more than a habit. Without a professional assessment, you might also fail to recognize the effects it can have on your overall health and wellbeing. For many patients, snoring is the result of an airway that is partially blocked by oversized or… Read more »

What You Should Know if Your Jaw Pops

A popping knee, elbow, or knuckle isn’t usually something that you should worry too much about. Likewise, you might not take much notice when your jaw pops or clicks as you open and close it. However, unlike a knee or elbow, a popping jaw could indicate serious problem, such as a bite imbalance that’s forcing… Read more »