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When Tooth Extractions Are Necessary

Tooth extractions aren’t the painful depictions often seen in movies, but tooth decay is even more painful than the procedure itself. Tooth extractions, at its simplest terms, are procedures that help prevent further decay and erosion of an infected tooth. In many ways, when root canals and other restorative procedures aren’t effective, tooth extractions make…

Are Dental Implants Right For You?

Dental implants are the gold standard for damaged teeth due to their long life and ability to reverse tooth loss completely. These restorative devices have helped hundreds of people with severely decaying teeth find a way to appreciate their smiles again and give themselves a second chance at caring for their teeth. Dental implants aren’t…

What Is Neuromuscular Dentistry?

If you’re living with a bad bite, also known as malocclusion, you may be wondering what can be done to help. Often the result of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, this condition can cause pain, additional dental wear, and difficulty eating and speaking. Thankfully, there is help for these conditions in the form of neuromuscular dentistry. While…

What are Inlays and Onlays?

Among all the dental devices used to restore teeth, inlays, and onlays are the most complex forms of treatment. Most often, dentists offer crowns, veneers, implants, and dentures to patients as a form of repairing and replacing missing teeth. But in some cases, these forms of treatment can be too much. They can end up…

Do You Need a Smile Makeover

Smile makeovers are some of the most common and highly popular forms of cosmetic treatment plans because they wrap up all of your ideals of a perfect smile and make them a possibility. Smile makeovers consist of different procedures, fixing numerous cosmetic problems, and bringing less than luster teeth back to health. Cosmetic dentists often…

Traditional vs. No-Prep Veneers

Similar to an acrylic nail, dental veneers are tooth-colored thin shells that attach to the front of the front eight teeth to improve appearance. Often made from either resin-composite or porcelain materials, veneers are bonded to the teeth using either a resin to mold the tooth’s shape, or a putty-substance to obtain an impression of…

What Is A Zirconia Crown?

Dental technology is always on the move, bringing more advancements and innovations to clinics every year. Zirconia Crowns represent one of the newest innovations utilizing an incredible material that’s an elemental relative of titanium. This material has all the durability of one of the world’s strongest metals but has an appearance that closely resembles that…

How to Floss My Teeth

Flossing is a vital part of an effective oral health care routine, which is part of why you’ll always hear your dentist harping on it during your check-ups. While many of us strive to floss regularly, it can be something that gets passed over in a rush or just out of sheer laziness. Unfortunately, this…

Veneers Are Incredible, But Are They For You?

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, everywhere you look you find images of smiling people with perfect white, shining teeth prompting you to wonder what’s wrong with your smile. People hide their smiles every day out of embarrassment over their discoloration, misalignment, or unevenness. Thankfully there’s a solution for people worrying over minor concerns like these, porcelain veneers.…

Benefits of Fluoride

Every dental hygiene product on the market today is sure to tout is claim to fame, “Contains Fluoride”, and while many of us know that fluoride is an important part of our dental health, most of us have no idea how or why. While it is important that you get enough fluoride in your diet,…

When To Wear A Mouthguard

Mouth guards are an essential piece of safety equipment for people who engage in an active lifestyle, especially children and teens who participate in school sports. They are also useful for those who experience complications from conditions like bruxism, or teeth grinding, especially it happens while sleeping. Available in a size and style that is…

Different Types of Dental Doctors

Although many people think of dentists as only being dentists, certain types of dental doctors may have a certain area of specialty. Just like there are different types of medical specialists, there are also different types of dental doctors as well. Knowing what types of dental doctors exist and what their specialties are is especially…

What is a Porcelain Veneer?

Porcelain veneers are cosmetic dental enhancements consisting of thin, tooth-colored shells that cover the front surface of the teeth. They are custom-made to fit over existing teeth and improve them by altering their size, shape, color, and length. Veneers are most commonly made from porcelain because of its appearance and stain-resistant properties, but can also…

Three Procedures that Whiten Teeth

Everyone wants to have a whiter, brighter smile. Over time, teeth will naturally accumulate stains causing them to look dull and discolored. However, this is a problem that is easily remedied by the various teeth whitening procedures available to individuals. But, how do you know which procedure is right for you? With such a large…

Shades of Tooth Color

There are many reasons why you would want to know the shade of your teeth. Especially with dental treatments, it is important to know what your tooth shade is to achieve optimal results. Treatments such as tooth whitening, veneers, dental implants, crowns, and even fillings are all benefited by knowing your correct tooth shade. Although…

Why You Should Smile Everyday

“Don’t worry; be happy” is a phrase we hear often, but is it really that simple? Can happiness and smiling really alleviate the worries and stresses of daily life? More and more research is showing that, yes, happiness and smiling are beneficial to our mental and physical health. In particular, smiling has many benefits to…

Overcoming Dental Phobia

Columbia University and the University of Washington recently conducted a study that revealed anywhere from 30 to 40 million Americans are scared of the dentist. As a result, these individuals are suffering from poor oral health and could eventually experience problems like tooth loss and even the development of heart disease and diabetes. Don’t let…

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