Month: January 2020

3 Things You Might Not Know without a Dental Checkup

When your smile is completely healthy, your dental checkup appointments might not tell you anything new, other than give your smile a fresh, clean bill of health. However, the times when your smile isn’t its healthiest are when the importance of regular checkups becomes obvious. During each visit, your dentist carefully inspects all of your… Read more »

Why Bad Breath Is Often a Warning

For many people, having bad breath is more often associated with a joke than a serious warning, unless they’re the ones who are experiencing it. Despite the embarrassment of it, however, chronic bad breath is more concerning than you might realize, which is why your dentist warns you never to take it lightly. While there… Read more »

What Dental Implants Can Do for Your Bridge or Denture

Today’s dental bridges are dentures are more lifelike than ever, both in appearance and in how much of your bite function they can restore. This is largely due to the advanced technologies used to design them and the lifelike materials used to craft them, such as customizable dental porcelain. In some cases, modern bridges and… Read more »

Is Extracting a Tooth Really a Good Idea?

When you lose a tooth, the most important thing you can do for your smile is to replace it as soon as possible. That’s because tooth loss can have a significant impact on your oral health if it isn’t addressed promptly, and that impact can potentially lead to more serious concerns with your oral health…. Read more »

A Quick Look at Fixing Your Cracked Tooth

Damage to a tooth is a common occurrence, but what it means to your oral health can depend on a number of different factors. If the crack or chip is minor, then it may not pose a significant immediate threat, yet it can grow worse if not treated promptly. If the damage is severe, then… Read more »

Is It Possible to Avoid Root Canal Treatment?

It’s possible to avoid a lot of things in the course of your dental health care, including the need for extensive treatment options such as root canal treatment. For example, if you prevent the tooth decay that causes that need, then you may never have to have your tooth treated at all. If decay does… Read more »

Why Your Dentist Prefers Tooth-Colored Fillings

The good thing about modern dentistry is that most issues come with a choice of different treatment options. The treatment you prefer for your smile can depend on a number of different personal dental health needs and preferences. When it comes to treating cavities, however, many patients believe their only choice is to fill the… Read more »

How Veneers Make Smile Makeovers Simple

Your smile’s appearance is complex in many different ways, so when it comes to making over its appearance, the treatment process might seem like it must be complex, as well. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be, and in many cases, we can design a smile makeover plan that minimizes the amount of work needed to… Read more »

A Few Good Questions About Cosmetic Gum Contouring

Some people may never worry about the appearance of their gummy smile, while others may feel concerned about its appearance every time they show it. In many cases, it depends on the extent of the condition, and how obvious the unevenness in your gums is when you smile. Fortunately, there’s a solution to help most… Read more »

A Few Good Things About Tooth Bonding and Contouring

People who want to improve the appearance of their smiles are often surprised at just how many options their dentists offer for doing it. Cosmetic dentistry involves more than just whitening teeth, and in many cases, it can achieve far greater results for your smile than you might expect. With cosmetic tooth bonding and contouring,… Read more »