Do Dental Veneers Look Realistic?

Dental veneers are a permanent restoration that offer a solution for patients whose teeth have minor problems with shape, shade, or rotation. Because there is no surgery involved, veneers are an attractive option for those who desire a new look for their smile and lack significant oral health issues. Some patients … [Read more...]

4 Tips to Prevent Oral Health Problems

In most circumstances, it is easier to prevent a problem than to correct it. This is especially true where oral health is concerned. Your dentist has a huge toolkit of restorative options at their disposal when it comes to healing a problem with your teeth or gums, but there are at least four very simple ways to avoid … [Read more...]

How to Tell When Your Tooth Pain May Be Serious

Just as it’s never normal for your gums to bleed, your teeth should never hurt. Some tooth pain comes on gradually, and some begins suddenly and can be frightening in its intensity. Understanding what kind of tooth pain requires a prompt call to the dentist, what kind requires urgent care, and what tooth pain can … [Read more...]

My Gums Bleed Every Time I Floss. Should I Be Concerned?

It’s astonishing that so few Americans understand how important it is to have your dental health evaluated if you have bleeding gums, given that most adults over 40 remember visiting the dentist at least twice a year as children. If your gums bleed when you floss, it’s likely that you have a dental or other health … [Read more...]

What Are All-On-Fours?

Although the term “all on four” sounds like it could describe a car’s drivetrain, a child’s game, or how a pet moves around, it’s actually a description of a type of implant-supported dentures. All-on-four technology can provide a new set of teeth for patients who have lost most or all of their natural teeth. … [Read more...]

Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright After Whitening

Whether you choose to have your teeth whitening done at a dentist’s office or at home (using over-the-counter or dental take-home kits), you are making a financial investment in your smile. Since whitening doesn’t last forever, you’ll definitely want to take steps to maximize your benefit from your treatment. Before … [Read more...]