Month: April 2018

Cool Facts About Porcelain Veneers

The best thing about any form of cosmetic dentistry is that customized treatment can give you the smile you’ve always wanted, often with minimal dental work needed. In the case of porcelain veneers, though, that’s true for more types of blemishes than most other treatment options. Veneers are thin coverings made of extremely lifelike porcelain… Read more »

Questions About Laser Gum Contouring

When you think of cosmetic dentistry, you might automatically think of the appearance of your teeth. After all, many cosmetic dental treatments are designed specifically to improve the color, shape, size, and appearance of one, several, or all of your teeth. However, your smile’s appearance also includes your gum tissues, which frame your teeth and… Read more »

How Does Tooth Bonding and Contouring Work?

While tooth bonding and contouring are popular procedures for many patients, many more don’t realize the benefits that one or both treatments can offer their smiles. Bonding and contouring are minimally invasive but highly lifelike cosmetic dental procedures designed to address several different types of cosmetic issues. Tooth bonding and contouring work by concentrating on… Read more »

Have Questions About Teeth-Whitening? Ask Your Dentist

When you consistently stick to a good hygiene routine and schedule of dental visits, you have an excellent chance at avoiding the most common dental health issues. However, teeth stains aren’t always one of those issues. Even when your teeth are healthy, various stains can gradually develop on their surfaces over the years. Fortunately, such… Read more »

3 Things Your Smile Makeover Might Include

The point of a smile makeover is to optimize every aspect of your smile’s health and appearance. Because everyone’s smile is unique, every smile makeover must therefore be customized to address each patient’s specific needs and preferences. For instance, if your only concern is stained teeth, than your makeover may only require professional teeth-whitening. However,… Read more »

Why Taking Care of Dental Implants Is Easy

The reassuring thing about tooth loss is that, with the help of modern dental prosthetics, you can still enjoy a healthy and beautiful smile for the rest of your life afterward. For instance, with one or more dental implants, you can replace any number of lost teeth without needing extra support from clasps, adhesives, or… Read more »

A Few More Benefits of Dental Sedation

Dental sedation has long been a safe and effective solution for helping fearful patients overcome their dental phobia and anxiety. The ability to relax even when you’re most anxious is often vital to receiving necessary dental care. However, even patients who don’t fear their dentist can still benefit greatly from the use of dental sedation…. Read more »

Got a Bad Breath Problem? Here’s What You Should Know

The most concerning thing about your persistent bad breath may be the fact that it could be a source of endless embarrassment. However, what’s even more worrisome is that, if your bad breath persists, then there may be a serious problem with your oral health that will only grow worse over time. Today, we examine… Read more »

Does Your Bite Feel Off? Ask About Bite Equilibration

When people think of occlusion, or bite balance, they often think of crooked teeth. After all, malocclusion frequently describes teeth that have grown out of proper alignment to varying degrees. However, your bite’s balance relies on more than just your tooth alignment, and bite equilibration is often the most effective way of ensuring that this… Read more »

Addressing the Problems of Tooth Loss

Of the many things that can affect your dental health, tooth loss is often considered the worst-case scenario, and for many good reasons. When you lose a tooth, the loss is permanent, and so are the continuing effects that the loss has on the rest of your oral health. While there are several ways to… Read more »