If you have an uneven gum line, you might be embarrassed about your smile, or you could be wondering what’s causing your gums to take on an irregular appearance. There are several factors that can influence your gum tissue growth, and your treatment will depend on the severity of...
Millions of adults are searching for a way to brighten their teeth. Some purchase over-the- counter bleaching products, while others get their teeth professionally whitened by their dentist. There are many benefits to getting your teeth professionally whitened—it’s safer, tends to last longer, and provides a more even white color...
The vast majority of people who receive orthodontic treatment will need to wear a retainer after their teeth are straightened and the orthodontia is removed. These devices are custom made for your smile and typically involve metal wires and plastic—it might sound uncomfortable, but since it’s made for your unique smile, retainers...
Dental implants are permanent replacements for your missing natural teeth. The implant is a post that’s placed in your jaw and allowed to fuse naturally with your bone. Your restoration will be completed with a dental crown so your smile will look and feel completely natural. When considering dental implants,...
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...