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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...
If you’ve ever considered dental veneers to improve your smile, it’s important to know everything you can about this form of cosmetic dentistry. Veneers are generally considered a non-reversible form of treatment, so you want to be sure you’re making the best decision for your smile! Although dental veneers—thin yet...
Experiencing an injury to your tooth is never a fun experience. Teeth that are already weakened by decay or have existing dental restorations can be more susceptible to chips and fractures. When you break a tooth, you should see your dentist as soon as possible to prevent further damage...
If you’re a red wine drinker, you’re most likely aware of wine’s uncanny ability to stain your teeth. The damage usually isn’t apparent after one glass of wine, but over months or years of regular wine drinking. However, red wine isn’t the only culprit. Other dark, fruit-flavored wines can easily...
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...