Dental Fillings: Answers To Frequent Questions

faqsblocksIf you have come to our practice for a checkup and left with the news that you need a dental filling, it’s likely because you are dealing with an oral health issue known as tooth decay. Whether you have experienced a filling for a cavity before (or not), you may still notice that you have a lot of questions surrounding receiving this restorative treatment and how it might affect you. Since we are always glad to answer questions, we would like to begin offering responses right now with a beneficial FAQs session.

(more…)

Restorative Dentistry: What’s It All About?

womanwonderingyellowSo, you’re wondering why you might need restorative dentistry but you are having a hard time finding a way to sort out the details. To begin, the easiest way to think about restorative care is to remember that it’s there to restore your oral health when something doesn’t go according to plan. This might mean you break your tooth. Or, perhaps a cavity develops. As for the more specific information you need to flesh out your understanding of restorations and how they can become instrumental in protecting your grin, we’re happy to break it all down for you.

(more…)

Dental Contouring: Introductory Details

smileneutralAre you having some doubts about whether the way your smile looks will ever be able to fall in line with the way you wish it looked? When problems that include extra tissue, barely overlapping teeth, and strange tooth borders come into play, we understand the concern that perhaps you’re stuck with what nature gave you. To the contrary, we are also happy to report that we offer dental contouring to take care of these types of problems. Find out more about this cosmetic treatment, so you can quickly begin your better-looking-smile journey.

(more…)

Dental Bonding: How It Works

womanwhyDo you ever think your teeth look short? Maybe one tooth looks short. Perhaps you have an unsightly space between two teeth that you dislike. Or, you may have a stain on your tooth you cannot stand. What do these issues all have in common? Well, all of these concerns require additional dental tissue to repair the particular esthetics concern. Fortunately, we can offer you this luxury with the use of dental bonding.

(more…)

2 Good Reasons To Select Veneers

2redIf your knowledge of porcelain veneers is somewhat surface level, you might not know much about their many benefits or if they would make a good solution for your cosmetic care needs. As you begin to gather new details, however, you may quickly discover that they offer everything you’ve ever wanted (and more) or that they offer far more than you really need. To begin your advanced education in veneers and to help you get a feel for whether they’re right for you, we offer up two good reasons to select them.

(more…)

Teeth Whitening: Are OTC Options Okay?

otcWhen you get to the point that you’re ready to whiten your smile, you’ve likely done some research. As a result, your decision may start to feel a bit challenging. Why? Well, you may have noticed that in addition to our professional cosmetic treatments, over-the-counter teeth whitening options abound! We certainly suggest you stay away from these alternative choices and come directly to us for a whiter smile. Don’t worry, we are happy to tell you the reasons behind this suggestion.

(more…)

Protecting Your ClearCorrect This Halloween

halloweenpumpkinhatAre you currently undergoing ClearCorrect treatment? If so, congratulations! Every second, you are getting one step closer to a smile that is straight and oh-so-gorgeous! While you may feel like you’re doing a pretty good job keeping up with your orthodontic care, you might feel yourself wondering how to continue with your attentiveness while also enjoying the upcoming Halloween holiday. Don’t fret! This is entirely possible. Just take some suggestions to heart, so you pass with flying colors.

(more…)

Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Rundown

smilegirlscarfWhen you begin planning on making your smile into the feature you’ve always dreamed of seeing in your reflection, it’s a pretty wonderful feeling. However, you can find that your motivation begins to feel a bit shaky as you attempt to make some actual movement toward change. “Which treatment do I need?” you may wonder. “What’s available to me?” Fortunately, you have access to a comprehensive selection of ways to make your smile look better with the use of cosmetic dentistry. Let’s give you the rundown as your starting point.

(more…)

Tricky Dangers That Promote Decay

warningWhen you think about the things that promote tooth decay, there are some very obvious answers that pop up. If you don’t brush your teeth, for instance, it will surely lead to the development of decay. If you skip visits to our practice for your all-important dental cleanings, the same thing will probably happen eventually. However, did you ever wonder if you might be overlooking some tricky dangers? It’s entirely possible, so stick with us for a moment to discover a few surprising decay-causing items to avoid.

(more…)

Why Does My Smile Look Uneven?

whywoodSo, you take a look in the mirror, you catch a glimpse of yourself in a window, you look at your photos and one issue jumps out at you: Your smile doesn’t look even. It’s not just a very minor thing that only you notice but a pronounced problem that has caused you some measure of distress for a while. While you can’t necessarily put your finger on the exact cause of this visual disturbance, you do know you don’t like it. Fortunately, we can help you decrypt the issue, so you understand what’s going on. Even better? We can help you improve your grin with cosmetic dentistry.

(more…)