Getting a crown in a single visit is very beneficial. Not only does it save you time during your busy schedule, but it also protects your tooth during a vulnerable time. With CEREC technology, getting a crown created and fitted is faster than ever. The traditional process for getting a dental crown involved outsourcing the crown creation. Sending it out of the office would take up to a week or more. During that week or more, your tooth would be protected by a temporary crown. For situations where a tooth is vulnerable from a recent root canal, breakage, or a deep cavity, being able to get a crown in one day adds immediate protection. (more…)
When you decide you’re ready for a whiter smile, you might feel very excited. Hooray! you think to yourself, I’m finally going to feel great about my smile! Then, of course, you stand there blinking and asking yourself what to do next. The answer, in short, is: Schedule a consultation with our practice, so we can inform you all about which cosmetic treatment is a good fit for you. Right now, you can also learn a little more about those options with our help.
First things first, if you don’t want to chip your tooth, then you’re going to have to practice just a little bit of caution in your daily life. Worried that this is going to turn your usual activities on their head? Fortunately, avoiding damage to your smile is actually much easier than you might think. To get the details sorted out so you know what to do to prevent chips and how cosmetic care can help with existing damage, take our quiz.
Floss can sometimes seem like the nerdy sibling to the more popular toothbrush. Everybody understands the importance of brushing your teeth, but nobody really appreciates how vital flossing is to maintaining your oral health While your toothbrush does a fine job cleaning the outside of your teeth, flossing is the only way to remove the plaque and bacteria that lies between them. It is absolutely necessary to keep your teeth healthy. Are you flossing properly? Here is a nifty FAQ to help you find out. (more…)
When you’re going through the motions of brushing your teeth every day but you don’t remember much about those dental hygiene sessions, it can be difficult to determine whether or not you’re doing a good job. As you know, if you want to keep your oral health safe, an effective job is essential! Fortunately, we can quickly help you with a brief review. By going through some simple questions with us, you’ll be able to assess yourself as you brush in the future and make any changes that you might need!
When you’re at work, getting things done, hitting deadlines, and making it through the day, one of the last things you’re probably thinking about is your oral health. While you probably don’t have much time to spare, we do encourage you to take just a moment of your downtime (or time at home) to consider a couple things you can easily watch for at the workplace. You’ll find that you can easily tweak some habits, so your smile is no longer in immediate danger!
First things first, if you’ve been too aggressive with your dental hygiene, don’t feel bad about it. Sometimes, whether you’re rushing or you simply think putting some force behind your brushing and flossing will help, you don’t realize that you’re actually causing problems. We can assist you in getting back on track, while we explain why gentle care is best. To get started, think through some signs that your care really is too rough and schedule a visit, so we can help.
The simple question of whether you’re using the right toothbrush will generally elicit one of two responses: First, you may say, “Of course!” and then feel ready to list off all of the reasons you’re certain. Or, you might say, “Well, I’m not really sure,” primarily because you can’t list of all of those essential details that make up a good-for-you brush. If you fall into the latter group (or if you just want to be sure you’ve got your details straight), then we encourage you to take our dental hygiene suggestions into consideration!
When you head home with your first set of ClearCorrect treatment clear aligner trays, the future looks mighty bright! You know that as you make your way through the process of aligning your teeth, you’re offering yourself a wealth of benefits that will include a very lovely looking, uniform smile. However, what you might not have the foresight to consider is that your otherwise easy-to-achieve alignment can be disrupted by some simple blunders with your treatment and trays. Consider a few common problems. You can make sure to avoid them, so you stay the course.
Perhaps you have questions about oral cancer but you don’t really want to ask them. This is not because you don’t care about your oral health but maybe because you assume it can’t happen to you, because you just plain don’t want to think about it, or because you’re not even really sure what to ask. To ensure you are informed and educated, so you can avoid this oral disease, we can give you some initial help with a Q&A session.