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?"
Every person across the globe only receives one set of permanent teeth during his or her lifetime. These teeth are meant to remain inside the mouth to provide a complete, functional, and beautiful smile, and they are expected to last for years and years. However, in order for these teeth to last decade after decade, … Continue reading "When Should a Sudden Issue Cause You to See an Emergency Dentist?"
Your smile is a recognizable feature of who you are, and it leaves a lasting impression on those you encounter – whether it be day to day or on a chance meeting. Because your smile is an integral feature of your facial appearance, feeling confident in your smile has a great impact on others around … Continue reading "Four Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures that Make Great Smiles"
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its size, shape, strength, and appearance. Dental crowns have been used as cosmetic dental procedures for centuries, and luckily they have improved a great deal. Dental crowns can be dated as far back as the Egyptians, who used are known … Continue reading "Dental Crowns: A Royal Repair for Your Smile"
Traditional dental crowns have been used for decades to repair a cracked or broken tooth. While this method has had great success for the patients’ oral health, multiple dental visits were needed to create a perfect crown for each individual mouth. This required time, patience, and flexibility on the patients’ part that is not always … Continue reading "CEREC Same Day Dental Crowns "