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We all know that smoking is bad for our health, but it’s especially damaging to your smile in addition to increasing your risk for heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer, among a variety of other health problems. When you smoke, several things are happening inside your mouth that could eventually lead to tooth …

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Diastema refers to a gap between a person’s teeth. This is most common between the upper front teeth. However, such a gap can occur between any two teeth. What causes a diastema and what treatment options are available? Read on to learn more about this condition. Issues That Cause Diastema Sometimes, the treatment …

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All-ceramic crowns are a breakthrough in modern cosmetic dentistry. Gone are the days of an obvious gold crown revealing a flaw in a person’s smile. In fact, in many ways all-ceramic crowns are a step up from porcelain crowns which are fused to metal. Let’s take a closer look at some of the advantages and …

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Whether a person is missing several teeth or just one, it can make a significant impact on everything from one’s ability to chew to a person’s willingness to smile in front of a camera. When it comes to filling in the gaps, there are a number of options. However, the long-term solution to replacing lost teeth is …

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Should you get dental implants or veneers? What are the basic differences? Which is the right treatment for you? This article will give you the information you need in order to make an informed decision. What Is the Difference Between a Dental Implant and a Veneer? Think of a dental implant as a replacement tooth. …

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Glancing at the photo to the left, what is the first thing you notice? Is it the sound structure of the walkway, or the fact that there are no missing bricks? It is unlikely that this is the case, as even the shortest of glances would immediately draw the eyes to the stark discoloration. You notice that it has …

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You know that dental implants are a great choice for missing teeth, but what happens when your child loses a tooth? Unfortunately, accidents during sports, playtime, or at home can be common in childhood. While children tend to be less vain about their teeth than adults, getting a missing tooth replaced is …

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If you’ve considered dental crows to cover an unsightly tooth or to help keep a damaged one from further decay, you may have wondered just how durable are dental crowns. The answer: very! You’ll need to properly care for your dental crowns just as you would your normal teeth. How can you maximize the lifespan and …

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Dental implants can seem like something of a miracle if you’ve lost a tooth or several teeth, especially if they’re clearly visible. These replacement teeth look just like real teeth and are generally screwed into the jaw. You take care of them just like real teeth and your dentist can make them blend in …

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What causes dry mouth and how does it impact oral health? Dry mouth is beyond simply being thirsty occasionally—everyone gets thirsty, but not everyone suffers from chronic dry mouth. If you have dry mouth, your saliva glands do not produce fast enough or simply enough saliva to keep your mouth hydrated. Your …

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