Fractured Teeth May Need Enamel Replacement

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is composed of a densely packed structure of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what makes your teeth hard enough to bite things off and chew tough foods. As strong as your teeth are there are times when a blow to the face, or other accident, can impart… Read more »

Have a Tooth Replaced with a Dental Implant

Your teeth are held firmly in their sockets by a series of small but strong periodontal ligaments. Even though nature has designed your teeth to hold steadfast, there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or other accident can knock one of your teeth out. This is a traumatic event, so… Read more »

It’s Important to Take Good Care of Your Temporary Crown

The temporary crown cemented into your smile is only intended to protect the abutment while the dental lab works on your permanent crown. As you go about your day, you need to remember that the temporary crown is not designed to fully restore the tooth’s function. If your temporary crown is damaged, cracked, or loosened,… Read more »

Important Tips for Taking Good Care of Your Porcelain Dental Veneers

The dental veneers installed in your smile by Dr. are made from a porcelain material that cannot suffer from tooth decay. However, there are a few every day tips to keep in mind to help you take good care of your porcelain dental veneers. The teeth with porcelain dental veneers will need to be brushed… Read more »

Clearing Away Food Particles Stuck Between Teeth

It’s a rather common occurrence for a small piece of food like meat fibers, popcorn hulls, fruit peels, and even small hard seeds to become lodged between your teeth while you’re eating. While these can usually be cleared away by brushing and rinsing, there are times when a food particle can become stubbornly lodged between… Read more »

Whitening Gel for a Brighter Smile

Stains can penetrate your teeth, from a number of different sources, including dark food and drink, tobacco use or even simply the natural processes of aging. Stains on your teeth can sometimes be embarrassing and leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. This drives many people to want to explore their whitening options. Choosing the… Read more »

Toothaches: Underlying Causes

Have you ever drank something cold and felt a sudden, shooting pain? As you probably know, having a toothache is a miserable experience and is something to be avoided as much as possible. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to fight and prevent toothaches. Toothaches can be caused by a variety of… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Bonding

Is there an element of your smile you wish you could change? Many people are not fully satisfied with the appearance of their teeth, and there are all kinds of treatments and methods that can be employed to improve tooth aesthetics. Dental bonding is a simple procedure that can help your smile look its best…. Read more »

Care for Your Smile by Avoiding These Tooth-Cleaning Instruments

If you are trying to achieve your smile goals in a timely manner without facing dental issues, our team strongly recommends that you avoid using the following tooth-cleaning instruments: Over-the-counter scalers A scaler is a tool that can effectively remove the plaque and tartar from your smile, but it’s only safe if you know how… Read more »

All-on-4 Implants: What Do You Know?

If you’re missing teeth, there are a few things you can do. For instance, you may know about dental bridges, dentures, or implants, but have you ever heard of All-on-4 dental implants? If not, we recommend considering this restoration system to complete your smile. Unlike traditional implants, the All-on-4 system anchors your implants securely to… Read more »