Month: April 2017

Diagnosing Your Toothache

Teeth don’t usually feel much thanks to the highly resilient enamel surrounding them. But, when that enamel is compromised, or if your tooth’s structure is in trouble due to damage or decay, then your teeth will become increasingly more sensitive. While a toothache can mean many different things, the symptom and its cause can usually… Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Teeth Strong and Healthy

Did you know that tooth loss is not inevitable, even as you grow older? Given how often it occurs, it’s understandable that many people consider missing teeth a part of aging. However, your teeth can, and should, remain strong and healthy for life with the right care and attention, and consistently healthy diet of essential… Read more »

2 Ways to Treat Tooth Decay

A consistent routine of good hygiene and regular visits to your dentist can help you avoid most common dental issues. But, unfortunately, there’s no absolute guarantee that you can prevent your teeth from ever experiencing tooth decay. When prevention fails, the best way to treat tooth decay is to do so early, before it has… Read more »

Important Questions About Teeth-Grinding

If you’ve heard of bruxism, then you might feel a tinge of worry every time you catch yourself grinding your teeth. Fortunately, one or two occasions doesn’t usually constitute a problem. In fact, many patients with bruxism don’t realize that they grind their teeth because they so most often at night. To find out if… Read more »

A Quick Q&A About Invisalign®

The desire for a straighter and more attractive smile is common, but for many teens and adults, the thought of wearing metal braces can be disconcerting. The good news is that many patients can enjoy the healthy, symmetrical smiles they deserve with a more comfortable and discreet alternative—Invisalign® clear aligners! If you have questions about… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers

In our previous blog, we discussed how dental bonding can improve smile esthetics. In addition to bonding, we also have a unique restoration designed to completely transform the appearance of your smile. Do you have questions about porcelain veneers? Interested in how this restoration can improve your smile?

3 Things Tooth Bonding Can Do for Your Smile

When you think of cosmetic smile improvement, you might automatically think of teeth whitening or porcelain veneers. Though cosmetic tooth bonding isn’t as well-known as other treatment options, it’s often the best solution for correcting cosmetic issues in a safe and minimally invasive manner. Given the many different things that tooth bonding can do for… Read more »

When Bad Breath Persists

By itself, bad breath can be embarrassing, but when it persists, its presence can be more than just an embarrassment. Chronic bad breath is often a symptom of another, more serious dental issue, such as poor hygiene, cavity development, gum disease, and more. When bad breath persists, the best way to get rid of it… Read more »

Why Does Food Stain My Teeth?

The good news about most common dental issues, like cavities and gum disease, is that they’re usually highly preventable. The thing about teeth stains, however, is that they can occur even when you consistently practice good hygiene and preventive dentistry. For instance, after years of exposure to your foods and beverages, your teeth can eventually… Read more »

Your Dentist’s Advice to Prevent Cavities

In your quest to prevent cavities, you probably already know not to binge on candy or skip brushing and flossing your teeth. However, there’s more to cavities than just sugar and plaque. In fact, fully understanding cavities will help you gain the upper hand in protecting your smile from their development. Even if you’ve already… Read more »