Blog Archive

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Broken or Missing Crown Oct 2nd, 2020

Dental crowns are synthetic caps that are permanently attached to your tooth or dental implant, and their advantages are both functional and cosmetic.  They restore strength and beauty to your mouth if your tooth is damaged by trauma or decay — or by your decision not to pass up that...

Bleeding Gums: Could It Be Gum Disease? Sep 11th, 2020

Bleeding after you brush your teeth and swollen gums are things you shouldn’t ignore. It could point to advanced periodontal disease, which affects nearly 65 million Americans. Periodontal disease is responsible for the majority of tooth loss in the United States. Tooth loss brings many other dental complications, so if...

What Does a Smile Makeover Entail? Aug 5th, 2020

Few people win the natural, 100,000-watt smile lottery. You might’ve lived with tooth problems since childhood, or perhaps they’ve developed over the years due to wear-and-tear, overlooked oral hygiene, or injury.  The good news is that you can have your smile beautifully redesigned without sacrificing comfort, loads of time, or...

Understand Dentures and Partials Jul 20th, 2020

Dentures have come a long way from the days of George Washington’s storied wooden teeth. According to scholars at historic Mount Vernon — Washington’s home — the president had multiple sets of dentures, but none made of wood. Modern dentures are worlds away from what Washington grappled with, wood or...

The Main Reasons People Choose All-on-4 Dental Implants Jun 25th, 2020

The statistics are eye-opening when it comes to the number of American adults who are missing teeth — about 178 million are missing at least one tooth, and many are missing several or all of their teeth. Leaving those gaps unfilled can have negative effects you may not be aware...

Learn Why Dental Implants Are the Gold Standard for Replacing Missing Teeth Mar 25th, 2020

If you’re missing a tooth, you’re not alone. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, a staggering 178 million adults are missing at least one tooth. That said, there are multiple options for patients to fill the gap caused by a missing tooth (or teeth).   A bridge is a...

What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Dental Extraction Feb 3rd, 2020

If you’ve been counseled by your dentist that you should have a tooth removed, or extracted, you’re likely worried about the pain that accompanies the procedure, and what recovery is like. You’ll feel much better armed with knowledge about how to prepare for the procedure, what the experience is like,...

Invisalign®: Get Straight Teeth Without a Mouthful of Metal Dec 31st, 2019

The benefits of a straighter smile reach from improved dental health to a boost in self-confidence. When your teeth align correctly without gaps or tight corners, cleanings become more effective at preventing tooth decay or gum disease, and it's easier to assess any potential problems. A straightened smile can also...

A Professional Teeth Whitening is the Quickest and Simplest Way to Look Years Younger Dec 4th, 2019

A bright, white smile radiates confidence, happiness, and youth. That’s because white is the most reflective color in the visible light spectrum.  A dingy, yellow smile radiates… well, it doesn’t. At least not the presentation you want your family and coworkers to see. Yellow, grayish, or dingy teeth probably have...

Combining Dental Procedures for a Custom Smile Makeover Just for You Nov 1st, 2019

If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then your smile must be the ultimate expression of your personality. When you’re less than satisfied with the appearance of your smile, it can diminish your self-esteem and erode your confidence in social situations. Your best smile, on the other hand,...

The Link Between Gum Disease and Other Serious Medical Conditions, From Diabetes to Heart Disease Oct 1st, 2019

Your mother always told you to brush your teeth. Turns out she was more right than we knew. Not only does brushing your teeth keep them clean and healthy, but it also prevents gum disease, which in recent years has been linked to many other serious medical conditions, including diabetes,...

Dental Implants: Why There's No Better Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Sep 20th, 2019

Your teeth are tough and can withstand a lot, but even the strongest teeth can succumb to injury or tooth decay. In fact, a whopping 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and 40 million are missing all of their teeth. To fill in the gap, we have...