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If you’ve experienced any type of trauma to a tooth, there’s a chance your tooth could become discolored. When teeth are damaged or injured in any way, the dentin becomes stained with blood. This happens much like a bruise, as your tooth is bleeding internally after the injury. When...
Our smiles were made to have all of our teeth. Our pearly whites help us to chew our food, speak our words, and retain our facial structure—not to mention our self-confidence—as we age. When you’re missing a tooth, or even several teeth, it’s easy to feel embarrassed about your...
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...
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...
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...
Veneers are great for teeth that are healthy. They can completely change the shape of individual teeth, cover gaps, cracks or lines, and you can choose the shade of your veneers to make your smile whiter or brighter. Veneers are not a restorative procedure, however. If you have teeth...
Teeth grinding is a dangerous habit that can wear down teeth, cause gum inflammation, and can even cause tooth fractures. Bruxism—the technical term for teeth grinding—is damaging for people of any age. Kids are particularly susceptible to damage from teeth grinding because their permanent teeth are still forming. If your child is grinding...
Pain from sensitive teeth can range from mild to extreme. If you suffer from tooth sensitivity, you know what it’s like to cringe at the thought of foods that are too hot, too cold, or even too sweet or spicy! Unfortunately, tooth sensitivity is usually the result of enamel damage. When our...
Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the most magical days of your life, but when you’re worried about how your smile will look in your wedding photos, anxiety can outweigh joy on this special day. Fortunately, you have several cosmetic dentistry options to create your dream...
Lumineers and porcelain veneers are very similar cosmetic choices for your smile. Porcelain veneers are made of a durable ceramic material that’s thin yet provides a strong, attractive solution to tooth appearance that may be impacted by chips, stains, or unusually shaped teeth. Meanwhile, Lumineers are made of a patented form of...