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If you’ve been embarrassed by your smile’s stains, chips, or gaps, it’s time to consider a solution that can deliver on the smile you’ve been dreaming of. When you talk to your dentist about getting veneers, ask about Lumineers, the brand that takes veneers to the next level. Dental...
You’ve heard of dental implants and you’ve heard of dental bridges, but what is an implant supported bridge? These dental bridges are affixed to dental implants instead of being supported by the surrounding teeth, so they’re stronger, more secure, and look more natural than a traditional dental bridge. With all the benefits of implant...
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...
You want all your teeth to be the same color. It’s understandable—even one tooth that’s a different color sticks out, especially if it’s one of your front teeth. Teeth that become discolored do so for a reason, so it’s always best to get that tooth checked out by your dentist. What are...
Diastema refers to a gap between a person’s teeth. This is most common between the upper front teeth. However, such a gap can occur between any two teeth. What causes a diastema and what treatment options are available? Read on to learn more about this condition. Issues That Cause Diastema...
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...
Many people think that since adult teeth are permanent, they will not move or change over the adult lifetime. This isn’t true—adult teeth can and do shift over your lifetime, whether or not you had braces as a child or teenager. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?...
Do you ever wake up with headaches or a tender jaw? You could be suffering from symptoms of bruxism, or teeth grinding. Bruxism occurs most often at night, but can also occur during the day in times of stress or anxiety. Bruxism is also a symptom of temporomandibular joint...
Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a devastating infection that is actually the leading cause of tooth loss for older adults. There are indeed different types of gum disease, all of which result from similar bacteria and all of which can severely damage your smile. The good news is that all...
Your jaw is home to one of the most complex joints in your body. This joint—called the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ—enables the jaw to chew, speak, move side to side, and open and close. With so many functions, it’s no wonder some people experience tension in their jaw. Jaw tightness can range from...