You visit the dentist to achieve and maintain a beautiful smile, right? You want your smile to be a healthy, attractive feature that you are proud to share with the world around you. Well, what if your teeth and gums are perfectly healthy, yet the area around your mouth is detracting from your smile? Are … Continue reading "Erase That Frown!"
All people on Earth have fears, both rational and irrational, that keep them from doing certain things in life. Those who have a severe fear of heights typically avoid roller coasters and balconies on high buildings. This fear does not usually interfere with their quality of life. However, some fears do interrupt life and cause … Continue reading "Don’t Let Fear Keep You From The Dentist"
Acid: noun A chemical substance that neutralizes alkalis, dissolves some metals, and turns litmus red; typically, a corrosive or sour-tasting liquid. If acids can eat through metal, imagine what they can do to your teeth. Despite how many people treat their teeth, the teeth are not invincible. Yes, they are made up of the hardest … Continue reading "Acid Erosion"
Crooked teeth are something that many people feel self-conscious about. As adults, having crooked teeth can feel like an eye-sore, a source of embarrassment, and as a hindrance in both your professional and personal life. However, many adults also feel that wearing traditional metal braces is also an eye-sore, a source of embarrassment, as well … Continue reading "Six Month Smiles"
Every smile is important. Many people in their adult years are unhappy with their smiles, yet they mistakenly believe that they are past the point of no return. They assume that if they did not have their smile corrected in their adolescent or teen years that they are too old for orthodontic treatment. The fact … Continue reading "Adult Braces"
Once you’ve decided to explore dental implants to restore missing teeth, you’ve arrived at your next decision — finding the practitioner to do your work. What kind of practitioner should you look for? Some people think they might need to see a specialist, such as a prosthodontist or periodontist. The former specializes in restoring oral … Continue reading "7 Things You Want to Know When Choosing a Dental Implant Dentist"
There are many great options for achieving a red-carpet smile these days. Orthodontics have come a long way since they were introduced to patients more than 2,000 years ago. For years in America, orthodontic patients only had the option of wearing metal braces for two to four years in order to correct their smile. While … Continue reading "Tips on Getting a Red-Carpet Smile with Invisalign"
Should you get dental implants? If you’ve considered them, you should know that there are some indications that may make your decision easier. You got a cavity, or felt your bite change. If you’ve been missing a tooth or teeth for a while, there’s an increased likelihood that you may develop dental caries in a … Continue reading "Indications You May Need Dental Implants"
When deciding upon replacing a missing tooth, one of the first things most people consider is how much the different options cost. An equally important question one should consider however is how long the option will actually last. Asking both of these questions gives a better indication of the value. After all, what is getting … Continue reading "Consider the Value of Dental Implants"
If you’re missing a tooth or two, dental implants have traditionally been the answer. But if you’re missing several or many teeth — and/or if a number of your teeth are on their “last legs,” so to speak — you might be a prime candidate for an All-on-4 implant. So what is an All-on-4? Well, … Continue reading "All-on-4 Implants: Right 4 You?"