No one wants to restore his oral health at the expense of his smile’s natural beauty. And for years that is precisely what restorative treatment meant. Metal fillings and crowns posed a number of potential problems, not the least of which was feeling insecure about the obvious dental work. Fortunately most modern dentists now offer alternatives to traditional metal restorations, which can offer both esthetic and functional benefits. So even if you’ve delayed dental treatment in the past, because of fear that your smile will then look like it has had work done, now is a great time to see what a dentist could do to seamlessly restore your smile! (more…)
The start of spring may be a chance to do some much-needed cleaning around the house. But it’s also a perfect time to evaluate your look, and to finally take action if you’d like to improve the esthetics of your smile. Many people feel insecure because of imperfections with their smiles, without realizing how simple and fast cosmetic fixes could be. So don’t waste another season wondering what could be done, and instead schedule a consultation with a cosmetic dentist about a customized smile makeover that could leave you feeling refreshed and confident, just in time for spring. (more…)
If you have recently lost a tooth, you may still be struggling to rebound from the loss, emotionally, especially if it was unexpected or due to a trauma. Unfortunately, the longer you wait to take action, the more likely you are to face additional problems because of the loss, such as alignment problems and even additional tooth loss, due to a shrinking jaw. Fortunately prosthetic dentists offer a number of ways to complete the smile, after the loss of a tooth, so you can stop struggling, and start smiling again. (more…)
If it’s been years since you last loved your smile, February is a great chance to understand why and to explore cosmetic dentistry options. By far, one of the most common dental complaints is staining. Over time, coffee, red wine, and other beverages can cause pearly whites to lose their luster, particularly as you age. But professional teeth whitening is a great and fast way to revitalize your smile, leaving you with more brilliant teeth, not to mention increased confidence. You might be surprised just how quickly a dentist could help you fall back in love with the look of your smile. (more…)
February may be known predominantly as the month when Cupid flies into town, but that is not the only cause for celebration. This month is also Children’s Dental Health Month, a special chance to be grateful for your kids’ great oral health, but also to teach them about how to keep their teeth and gums healthy. If you want your children to enjoy a lifetime of oral health, February is a great chance to review the basics of dental hygiene and why regular dental checkups with a children’s dentist are important. That way they can grow up knowing just how to care for their priceless pearly whites!
Most patients are advised to visit their dentist at least every six months, for dental checkups and cleanings, which can help keep smiles healthy. But for those that skip out on a checkup or two, it can be all too easy to lose track of time. And if a person doesn’t experience any pain, he or she might even believe that it is fine to go prolonged periods of times between dental visits. Unfortunately this often leads to dental problems, some of which are very noticeable, such as an abscessed tooth, which causes extreme pain, while others can be tough to detect. The good news is that if you do get diagnosed with a dental issue such as a cavity, restorative dentistry can help restore your oral health and preserve your smile! (more…)
Are you tired of looking in the mirror and not liking what you see? Sick of going to the movies only to spend all your time staring at the actor’s brilliant smiles, instead of enjoying their performances? Is your smile your biggest source of insecurity, when it should be a joy to show off? If so, you may have already begun considering cosmetic dentistry. But you might not know just how many ways a cosmetic dentist can help improve your smile, or how quickly smile enhancements can often be completed.
Have you been forced to sacrifice your daily cup of coffee, lately, because when you take a sip you feel a twinge of pain? Does that pain feel isolated to a single tooth? If so, you may be suffering from a dental cavity, a form of decay, which can damage a tooth and eventually lead to infection. To prevent worsening issues, including pain, you should schedule an appointment with your restorative dentist at the first sign of trouble. Most cavities can be treated with a simple dental filling, which is a durable and beautiful way to prevent further decay, particularly if you seek treatment quickly. (more…)
Even if your baby only has a tooth or two appearing in an otherwise adorably gummy smile, it doesn’t mean that dental hygiene is not yet important. In fact, from the time the first tooth appears, it is important that you properly care for your baby’s tooth. Great dental care from a very young age can help set your child up to enjoy an entire lifetime of good oral health, so take your children’s dentist’s advice, and follow these simple steps for maintaining your baby’s smile’s health. (more…)
Are you terrified to even call your dentist’s office? Has it been years since you scheduled a dental checkup, because you have moderate to severe dental anxiety? Dental anxiety is actually a common occurrence, one that can have negative effects on your overall oral health. That is because missing dental checkups can result in plaque buildup, dental decay and even gum disease. To avoid problems your teeth and gums need regular preventive care, as well as restorative treatment when an issue arises. (more…)