• Tips For Ensuring A Pain- And Stress-Free Dental Cleaning

    A dental cleaning is an essential preventative treatment to ensure that you can remain free of cavities and gum disease for as long as possible. However, some people feel that cleanings are uncomfortable and will skip them for years on end. If you have been doing this yourself, then you should know that there are some things that you can do to make your cleaning as pain- and stress-free as possible. [Read More]

  • What to Know About Your Invisalign Treatment

    When it comes to orthodontic treatments there's more available than just traditional metal braces. If you are looking for an option that makes it easy to eat the foods you love and that is also virtually undetectable, Invisalign treatment may be the best option for your needs. Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners to gradually move your teeth into the correct position. If you are considering this type of orthodontic treatment, here's what you should know. [Read More]

  • 3 Things To Consider When Deciding When To Book An Appointment For Your Crown

    A dental crown is a cover that your dentist places over an existing tooth to alter its shape, function, or size. Some crowns are placed due to dental emergencies, but others are planned events that patients are able to somewhat plan for. If your dentist has told you that you need a crown, you may wonder how quickly you need to have the procedure completed. Here are a few things to consider when deciding when you should book your appointments for your new dental crown. [Read More]

  • 4 Cosmetic Dentistry Options For Eliminating Gaps Between Your Teeth

    Whether you have a gap between your two front teeth or gaps between all of your teeth that you want to eliminate, there are many cosmetic dentistry options available. Listed below is information about the four most common options: Option #1: Dental Bonding The least expensive, fastest, and easiest way to close a gap between two teeth is with dental bonding. The bonding process uses a dental-safe composite resin matching your natural teeth to give each tooth beside the gap a bit more bulk. [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons Why You May Need A Root Canal

    Have you gotten the unfortunate diagnosis from your dentist that you must get a root canal? If so, you may be wondering why this procedure is necessary. Here are some common reasons why your dentist may have determined the need to perform a root canal. Deep Cavities When a cavity is caught early enough, it will likely be shallow and only penetrate a small amount of your tooth. Putting a filling in is fairly easy in this situation, and will be quick and painless. [Read More]

  • 3 Amazing Benefits Of Getting Dental Veneers

    If your teeth are not in perfect condition, then smiling may not be something you ever want to do. You don't deserve to live this way. To restore teeth, you can get dental veneers. They come with a lot of practical benefits today.  Mask Discoloration  Teeth turning yellow can happen to anyone. You may have not brushed your teeth properly or may have drank a lot of coffee. Whatever caused your teeth to yellow over time, you don't have to live with these discoloration results. [Read More]

  • How Diabetes Changes Oral Care And What You Need To Know Now

    If you have received a recent diagnosis of diabetes, you may be surprised at how many different ways this affects your body. For example, your dental and oral hygiene routines are going to change dramatically. It will take some getting used to, but once you know how diabetes affects dental/oral care and you get into the habit of treating the condition and changing your routines to accommodate the disease, it gets a little easier. [Read More]

  • Snacks, Gum And Fun: Three Ways To Improve Your Child's Dental Health

    Do you have a kid that loves to snack but isn't crazy about brushing and flossing? Many parents are sharing your struggles to keep a child's teeth clean and healthy. Fortunately, there are some small changes that you can make that will help you win the battle. Say "Yes" to Snacks You don't have to keep your kid from eating and drinking like a little bird all day. The truth is, if you give your kids the right options, their nibbling habits can actually help to keep their teeth cleaner. [Read More]

  • Dental Implants Vs. Dentures: Deciding What's Best For You

    Tooth loss is common as we age. It's estimated that at least 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and about 40 million are missing all of their natural teeth, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. There are excellent options to replace missing teeth in the form of dental implants and dentures. Since dentures are removable, they're not ideal for every person with missing teeth. They usually need to be secured to your gums with adhesive, which can create an unnatural feeling for some people. [Read More]

  • Jaw Pain? What You Should Know About TMD And Getting Relief

    Has your jaw and mouth started aching? Hearing a clicking sound when you open and close your mouth? You're not alone. A significant number of your fellow Americans suffer from these same symptoms due to a medical problem commonly known as TMD.  What is TMD? And how can you manage your symptoms? Here's a step-by-step guide to getting relief. What TMD Is TMD stands for temporomandibular joint disorder. This disorder affects the joints in your jaw, which is one of the most complex joints in the whole body. [Read More]