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Cosmetic Dentistry

Most people don’t want to hear that they need a root canal. However, root canal therapy has changed dramatically over the years and today, having a root canal procedure isn’t much different than getting a filling. Root canal therapy allows your dentist to save your tooth and avoid the need for a replacement....
If you lose a tooth near the front of your mouth, your reaction is probably to get to a dentist as quickly as possible to have it replaced. If you lose a tooth in the back of your mouth, you may not be in such a hurry to do...
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...
When you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux disease, your smile is hugely impacted. This is because strong, corrosive acids that normally reside in your stomach can make their way up to your mouth. When this happens, these acids can quickly work to damage tooth...
Dental implants are an excellent replacement for missing teeth, but not all dental implants are created equal. Different materials may be used for the actual implants, making them more compatible for people with different types of sensitivities. What kinds of materials are used for dental implants? Here’s why not every dental implant...
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...

A New Smile in a Snap

Your smile may not make you feel the most confident, but chances are the idea of undergoing time consuming cosmetic dental work does not quite appeal to you. For those looking for a beautiful new smile in half the time, there is the Snap-On Smile. The Snap-On Smile is a...
Over 50 million adults are estimated to use marijuana, a substance that’s still considered illegal in much of the United States. Although this substance is thought by many to be safer than smoking cigarettes or using other forms of tobacco, the truth is that marijuana still has negative impacts...
Bright white teeth can positively affect self-esteem and social interactions. After all, most people acknowledge that someone’s mouth and teeth are the first things they notice. If you have recently had your smile professionally whitened, you are no doubt hoping to maintain your new look for as long as...
Are you one of the many people who put off cosmetic dentistry treatment because you’re afraid you can’t afford it? Prepare to reconsider your options! Cosmetic dentistry is much more affordable than you think. Insurance policies are covering more procedures like dental implants as they become more common. Your...