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What To Consider When Thinking About Implant Dentistry

The idea of having a beautiful new smile after having suffered from dental complications can be truly uplifting, and nothing restores your grin like dental implants. For years patients have had to make due with inferior replacement options like flimsy and cumbersome dentures, today the development of titanium mountings and true-to-natural dental implants have made…

Life With Braces

So the day is here and it’s confirmed, you’re going to be getting braces.  For many people, just the idea of living with braces brings moments of existential terror, especially if the patient is young.  Social stigmas, harassment, and perhaps the loss of ability to eat some of their favorite foods can make this experience…

Braces Care on Vacation

Summer has finally arrived and with it comes family vacations to a variety of different places! However, if this is your first summer with braces, you may not know how to take care of your braces while on vacation. Vacationing with braces is not complicated, but it does require a few additional steps to ensure…

What is a Zirconia Crown?

Zirconia crowns are the strongest type of dental crown available on the market at this moment. Like any other crown, they work as a cap that sits on top of an existing tooth and improves tooth function. Zirconia crowns are simply one particular option among many, and depending on your specific dental needs, they may…

Do You Need A Smile Makeover?

If the title of this blog caught your attention and you are now continuing on to read through it, chances are you have some concerns about your smile. At some point or another, most people look in the mirror, wondering if they can improve their smile. Having concerns about your smile is perfectly natural, and…

Why Do I Need Whitening?

It is not uncommon to find the discoloration of the enamel. Actually, hundreds of thousands of people have permanent stains, marks and signs on their teeth, this could be due to wear and tear. This might not be as a result of poor hygiene, many patients with outstanding and excellent dental health and hygiene can experience stained or colored teeth too. And it is due to the fact that there are more than a thousand factors which can contribute to the discoloration of the enamel.

A Brighter Smile: One Hour Teeth Whitening

We all strive to have beautiful white teeth, that’s why we spend so much time brushing our teeth in the mornings, using proper flossing techniques and, of course, scheduling regular visits with our dentists. It was because of this desire that teeth whitening techniques were developed and integrated into regular dental practice, where they’ve been…

What’s Better? Veneer Or Bonding

If you’ve been looking for ways to improve your smile, you’ve almost certainly run across the terms ‘dental veneers’ and ‘dental bonding’. Both of these techniques share a single purpose, to mask imperfections in your teeth and give you a shining pearly white smile. There are differences between the procedures, of course, and determining which…

Wisdom Teeth

When a wisdom tooth is impacted, it may need to be removed. If it is not removed, you may develop gum tenderness, swelling, or even severe pain. Impacted wisdom teeth that are partially or fully erupted tend to be quite difficult to clean and are susceptible to tooth decay, recurring infections, and even gum disease.…

Periodontal Disease: Understanding and Treatment Options

Periodontal diseases can range in severity, and if not treated in time can swiftly advance from tender gum inflammation to the risk of tooth loss. Gum disease can also result in permanent damage to soft tissue and bone. If you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, there are treatment options available when you meet with…

Things to Tell Your Dentist

Many people only plan on going to the dentist twice a year for regular cleanings. These are the routine appointments that people are intimately familiar with which include a general cleaning, flossing, and a quick checkup by the dentist to ensure there aren’t any cavities or oral health issues. What people may not understand is…

General Dentistry

General dentistry encompasses a broad range of diseases and disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region. Everyone should see a general dentist for routine oral health examinations, twice-yearly cleanings, and treatment of routine oral health complications, such as minor tooth decay. General dentistry is as much about prevention as it is about treatment. Patients who…