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...
Since fractured teeth can lead to tooth loss, you shouldn’t delay getting treatment from your dentist. How do you know if you have a cracked tooth and how can you treat it?
A dental crown helps to protect a tooth that’s otherwise damaged, such as a cracked tooth or a tooth that’s seen extensive decay. In the past, dental crowns were part of a restoration that could take weeks to complete. However, new technology is allowing patients to go home with their permanent restoration that same...
It’s estimated that 45 million Americans have had their teeth professionally whitened. This number doesn’t include those who have tried over-the-counter teeth whitening products for their smiles. With so many people receiving a professional whitening treatment, it’s natural to wonder how this procedure affects your teeth and gums. For those...
When considering orthodontic treatment, traditional braces and Invisalign are two of the most prominent options that come to mind. While traditional metal braces have long been the standard of care, Invisalign offers people who want to straighten their teeth with a subtle, removable form of treatment with reduced orthodontist visits. But which option is...
Dental bridges are restorative options for people who have a tooth or several teeth missing in a row in their mouths. The bridge relies on the surrounding teeth for support and typically consists of two dental crowns on these supporting teeth with an artificial tooth in the center to fill in the...
Having a healthy smile is about more than brushing and flossing. While taking care of your teeth certainly does involve brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist, what you eat can have just as much of an effect on your smile as how well you care for it. By checking your food’s nutrition...
Pacifiers certainly have their benefits. Not only can they be comforting to your baby, but they may actually reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), especially if your child uses one while sleeping . However, pacifiers can also have negative impacts on the growth of your child’s mouth, jaw, and teeth,...
Dental veneers are a thin layer of ceramic that’s placed over the front of your teeth to transform your smile. Veneers are custom-made for you and will look like a natural part of your mouth. Veneers are a popular form of treatment that can cover crooked teeth, stained teeth, or chipped teeth for...