Our teeth stain naturally over time for many reasons. However, for some people, teeth staining goes deeper than the surface stains that your dentist can brighten during your regular cleaning. What could be making your teeth appear darker, more yellow, or just less white than they used to be? Here...
Dental crowns are sturdy restorations for teeth that have been cracked, chipped, discolored, or have received root canal therapy or other treatment. Typically made of porcelain, these crowns can protect teeth for up to 20 years with the right care ! Since dental crowns are permanently bonded to teeth, they...
Getting straight teeth with Invisalign allows you to show off your new smile even before your treatment is complete with clear aligners. Adults and teens alike love the discreetness of Invisalign, and the majority of people find Invisalign more comfortable than traditional metal braces . However, just like with traditional braces, completing your...
Dentures are cost-effective and realistic-looking replacements for your natural teeth. Available in both full or partial sets, dentures are designed to allow you to chew and smile as you would with your normal teeth. Full sets are held in place by creating a natural suction between your gums and the dentures, which contain...
Dental implants make it possible for you to restore your smile with secure, natural-looking tooth replacements. Consisting of a titanium or ceramic implant and topped off with a dental crown, dental implants give you the security and appearance of a real tooth. Whether you have one or several dental implants, it’s important...
Are you missing some of your natural teeth? Missing teeth can not only cause gaps in your smile, but they also cause your remaining teeth to shift to compensate for the loss. Over time, your body will reabsorb the bone that was once needed to support your lost tooth, leading your face...
It’s natural for teeth to experience some wear and tear throughout your lifetime. But teeth shouldn’t show any significant wear. People who clench or grind their teeth, as well as people who have a misaligned bite or crooked teeth, may see uneven wear on the surfaces of their teeth . Worn down teeth...
Gold is a softer metal that has been used for centuries in dentistry from everything from a denture base to dental crowns dating back thousands of years . Today, gold is still used to restore damaged teeth in some instances, and offers advantages that other filling materials can’t. When is gold...

What Is Dental Bonding?

Have you heard of dental bonding? In this procedure performed at your dentist’s office, a composite resin material is bonded to the tooth enamel. Versatile and effective, this form of cosmetic dentistry is used for a variety of applications when it comes to the teeth. Composite resin, the same...
Dental veneers are thin layers of material made to look like your natural teeth. Veneers cover your normal teeth and provide an aesthetic improvement for a variety of cosmetic concerns. Typically made of porcelain ceramic, but sometimes composite resin, dental veneers are strong, stain-resistant, and are permanently bonded to your teeth. You...