2017 Aug

Dental Crowns

2017-11-17T13:18:10+00:00

Dental Crowns A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth -- to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line. Why Is a Dental Crown Needed? A dental crown may [...]

Dental Crowns 2017-11-17T13:18:10+00:00
2017 Jul

Tooth Reshaping and Dental Contouring

2017-11-17T13:20:53+00:00

Tooth Reshaping and Dental Contouring Tooth reshaping, or dental contouring, is a conservative and inexpensive option to help improve the appearance of your smile. Do you have a minor defect in your pearly whites that you’d like to erase? Seeing your dentist about tooth reshaping, also called dental contouring, could be the answer. “Tooth reshaping [...]

Tooth Reshaping and Dental Contouring 2017-11-17T13:20:53+00:00
2017 Jun

Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

2017-11-17T13:21:38+00:00

It's no secret that smoking is bad for your overall health but using tobacco products can have serious consequences on your oral health, too. In addition to affecting your overall health, tobacco use and smoking can cause a number of oral health issues, ranging from oral cancer to discolored teeth. “You can get yellow teeth [...]

Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health 2017-11-17T13:21:38+00:00
2017 Jun

Do Ergonomic Toothbrushes Clean Teeth Better?

2017-11-17T13:21:45+00:00

The concept of ergonomics has resulted in a reinvention of the simple toothbrush — but can the new toothbrushes really make a difference? The practice of brushing your teeth hasn’t changed much since 1938, the year that the modern toothbrush was introduced. But the toothbrush itself has evolved quite a bit. Stroll through the oral [...]

Do Ergonomic Toothbrushes Clean Teeth Better? 2017-11-17T13:21:45+00:00
2017 Jun

How Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look and Feel of Your Teeth

2017-11-17T13:21:51+00:00

Dental bonding can be an economical solution for stained, broken, or chipped teeth and other minor cosmetic dentistry issues. Have a chipped, broken, or stained tooth? Dental bonding can make it look like new again without causing too much damage to your budget. “Bonding is a relatively inexpensive way to make minor dental repairs,” says [...]

How Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look and Feel of Your Teeth 2017-11-17T13:21:51+00:00
2017 May

Common Dental Health Troublemakers

2017-11-17T13:22:00+00:00

Are you wrecking your teeth without even knowing it? If you suck your thumb or suck on lemons, you’re doing your pearly whites wrong. And did you know that biting your nails is not only bad for your fingers, it can actually hurt your teeth, too? While some of these dental health “don’ts” can do immediate damage [...]

Common Dental Health Troublemakers 2017-11-17T13:22:00+00:00
2017 May

All About Cosmetic Dentistry

2017-11-17T13:22:09+00:00

Cosmetic dentistry offers everything from tooth whitening to complete smile makeovers. Learn about your options here. Cosmetic dentistry isn't just for celebrities and the wealthy — there's now a wide variety of options and price ranges that put a better smile within reach for millions of people. "Cosmetic dentistry has gone mainstream," says Kimberly Harms, [...]

All About Cosmetic Dentistry 2017-11-17T13:22:09+00:00
2017 May

Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross

2017-11-17T13:22:17+00:00

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day, but what happens if you don't? You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day. You also probably know that brushing your teeth is one of the easiest ways to avoid scaring off [...]

Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross 2017-11-17T13:22:17+00:00
2017 May

Toothpaste 101 

2017-11-17T13:22:30+00:00

Brushing your teeth is the cornerstone of good oral health. Learn about the different types of toothpaste and how to select one that's right for you.    Toothpaste is not always paste. It can be a gel, powder, or paste that you brush your teeth and gums to help get rid of accumulating plaque and [...]

Toothpaste 101  2017-11-17T13:22:30+00:00
2017 Apr

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

2017-11-17T13:24:58+00:00

From subtle changes to major repairs, your dentist can perform a variety of procedures to improve your smile. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing. Your dentist can reshape your teeth, close spaces, restore worn or short teeth or alter the length of your teeth. Common [...]

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry? 2017-11-17T13:24:58+00:00