Did you know that over 6 million people have used Invisalign to straighten their teeth ? Invisalign consists of a series of aligners that are clear and are swapped out every few weeks to gradually straighten your teeth and adjust your bite. The result is the smile you’ve always...
Did you know that tooth enamel is actually porous? What this means is that your tooth enamel is susceptible to damage, including staining and discoloration, over time. However, with the right care, you can keep your enamel healthy, strong, and stain-resistant with the right oral care habits and tools. Whether...
Dental implants have become a popular replacement for missing natural teeth—and with good reason. These restorations are the closest thing you can get to your natural tooth, as they fully restore the function of your smile and give you the most natural appearance possible. A dental implant is a post...
A dental crown is a restoration that’s used to protect teeth that have experienced fractures, root canal therapy, or extensive decay. Dental crowns can be made from different materials with the most common being porcelain, a type of ceramic. In the past, these crowns required multiple visits as your impressions...
Dental Lumineers are similar to traditional dental veneers but with a few key differences. Dental veneers are much thinner and more translucent, which allows them to look more like your natural smile. Since Lumineers are so thin, they don’t require much—if any—preparation of the tooth enamel, unlike veneers which...
Cosmetic dentistry involves any dental procedure that’s primary objective is to improve the appearance of the teeth. However, cosmetic dentistry can benefit your entire smile as well as your oral health. Procedures that fall under cosmetic dentistry range from porcelain veneers to teeth whitening to gum re-contouring, all to achieve your vision for...
An uneven gumline can affect the appearance of the teeth even if the teeth themselves are straight and even. Having an irregular gumline can make some teeth look too small or too large depending on the person. Too much or too little gum tissue can cause the gums to appear uneven. Some...
No one wants to have discolored teeth. Whether you have a single discolored tooth or teeth that are collectively turning a different hue, tooth staining could mean a variety of things. Depending on the cause of the color change, tooth discoloration could be related to your dental health or it could simply...
A professional teeth whitening happens at your dentist’s office and gives you a complete teeth whitening in just one appointment. People choose to professionally whiten their teeth when their teeth have accrued stains over time that a regular cleaning at the dentist office or home care habits won’t remove. Some patients may have...
Getting dentures to replace your missing teeth not only helps restore your appearance, but the function of your smile as well. Whether you have full or partial dentures for your missing teeth, taking care of your new restoration can help them last as long as possible. Caring for your new dentures is...