Achieve Your Dream Smile with Porcelain Veneers

When you have discolored teeth, you may look years older than your actual age. Meanwhile, chipped, broken or crooked teeth can lower your self-esteem. Porcelain veneers can address these issues by improving the discoloration of teeth, making them look straighter and correcting damage such as chips. They also close gaps between teeth and shorten or…

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You Are Never Too Old for Orthodontics

Adults often mistakenly believe they are too old for orthodontic correction. Old wives’ tales persist, leading patients to believe adult teeth will not move, or that adult orthodontics are more expensive. Modern dentistry can move adult teeth the same way as children’s teeth, although it may take a little longer. The price for orthodontics depends…

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Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorders or Bruxism?

TMJ is the abbreviated form for the temporomandibular joint. You have two of these joints, connecting the jawbone to the skull on either side. These are supported by a range of tendons and ligaments to act like a hinge, allowing for actions like chewing. Disorders of the TMJ can cause a wide range of symptoms…

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Is DIY Teeth Whitening a Good Option?

There are many ways that our teeth can turn from pearly white to dingy yellow from daily coffee, teas or other sugary drinks. Several factors are involved that cause your teeth to become dull with a loss of bright whiteness. Plaque buildup can cause your teeth to appear yellow. Eroding tooth enamel may also play…

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Tooth Restoration via Root Canal Therapy

Severe decay can ruin a tooth and lead to extraction. However, there are instances where the decay has reached the nerve of the tooth causing infection, but the tooth is still salvageable though essentially dead. Once the nerves and blood vessels of the tooth are so compromised, there are two options – extraction or root…

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Make Time for The Back-to-School Dental Visit

Start your child’s school year on a good note by scheduling the back-to-school checkup. Some schools require students to have health and dental examinations before returning to school or during the first few months of a new school year. This is an important practice because it helps to ensure that your child can have a…

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Smoking and Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants are a significant investment that people make for their smiles. They are a permanent solution that replaces and replicate the natural teeth. Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth or multiple teeth. They include a titanium post that is surgically placed in the jawbone to act as an artificial tooth…

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Are You Unknowingly Hurting Your Smile?

It is human instinct to protect our bodies from harm. Our brains send millions of signals throughout our bodies to alert us when danger is present, and we can help protect ourselves by paying attention. Well, what if you are unknowingly making a decision every single day that is negatively impacting the health of your…

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Are Your Gums Healthy?

When you stop to consider your health, what do you generally think about? Is your weight the first thing that comes to mind? How your clothes fit, how stressed you feel, or how rested you feel each morning? All of those can be good indicators of your general health and should be regularly evaluated. Yet,…

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Take Care of Your Oral Health During Allergy Season

Allergy season is a time of much misery for many sufferers. Pollen and grass allergies fill the air, cover our cars and outdoor furniture, and make it very difficult for us to breathe. Another way that allergies can affect you that you may not have thought about before is its toll on your oral health….

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