The Concept of Porcelain Veneers

The desire for a more appealing smile isn’t an unreasonable one, but depending on the extent of your smile’s cosmetic issues, realizing that goal might seem overwhelming. The idea of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the appearance of your teeth without drastically altering their structures, if possible. Yet, when one tooth is chipped, another is… Read more »

Questions About Dental Checkups & Cleanings

It’s common knowledge that dental checkups and cleanings are important, but just how important are they? After all, if you brush and floss consistently, you should be able to control plaque and stop it from becoming tartar, right? Though that’s partially true, plaque can hide in places that your toothbrush and floss cannot reach, quickly… Read more »

Has Your Tooth Filling Failed?

The point of having a tooth filling placed in a cavity is to stop the hole in your tooth from growing, while restoring the strength the tooth has lost. Doing so not only alleviates the pain of a cavity, it also stops the decay from spreading throughout more of your tooth. If the tooth filling… Read more »

Perform a Dental Checkup at Home!

Every six months or so, and sometimes sooner, you should visit your dentist for a professional cleaning and examination. During the routine visits, your hygienist can clean your teeth of harmful plaque and tartar, and your dentist can diagnose any potential or existing dental health risks, like tooth decay and gum disease. Yet, you may… Read more »