Dental Implants vs Dental Bridges
The loss of teeth can greatly damage your self-esteem. You might not want to smile or talk because it makes you feel self-conscious. In extreme cases, it can make one a recluse. Taking pride in one's smile is not unusual, which is why dental professionals leverage the latest dental [...]
Facts Everyone Should Know About Teeth Whitening
Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt unhappy with the color of your teeth? Please don't feel ashamed of your smile; it's natural for teeth to become yellowed or stained over time as we age. Unfortunately, everyday habits such as drinking coffee and wine, improperly brushing and [...]
Risk Factors for Gingivitis
Gingivitis is a common and mild form of periodontal disease (gum disease) that causes irritation, redness, and swelling (inflammation) of your gingiva, the part of your gum around the base of your teeth. When left untreated, gingivitis can lead to swollen, puffy, receding gums, tooth decay, and bone loss. [...]
Things to Know About Gum Health
We all know dental cleanings every six months can help prevent and stop further cavity damage, but did you know regular cleaning can also help prevent gum disease? Gum disease can cause irreparable damage to your mouth, so it is very important to stay on top of your gum [...]
How Do I Know My Child Needs Orthodontic Treatment?
If your child needs orthodontic treatments, the sooner you find out, the better. When their teeth are correctly aligned, they are easier to clean and maintain and less likely to develop gum disease, tooth decay, and other periodontal conditions. It's also essential to determine if your child's bite is [...]
The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry and Why You Need It?
Pediatric dentistry, also known as Pedodontics, is an oral treatment and care for children from birth through adolescence. A dentist specializing in pediatric dentistry (called a pedodontist) treats cases such as teeth and gum diseases and provides regular cleanings, x-rays, fissure sealants, and other preventative mouth care for children. [...]
Should I Choose Orthodontic Treatment or dental Veneers?
Crooked, misaligned, discolored, or mid-sized teeth can make you feel highly self-conscious. Many people seek orthodontic treatment or dental veneers to enhance the appearance of their teeth. While orthodontic treatments and veneers can dramatically improve your smile's appearance, each treatment modality has unique requirements and advantages depending on your [...]
Porcelain Veneers vs. Composite Bonding
Are you embarrassed by your smile? You’re not alone. Cosmetic dentistry can fix a distracting chip in your teeth, a gap in your teeth, and brighten stained or discolored teeth. Two of the most common dental procedures to enhance your smile include porcelain veneers and composite bonding. The professionals [...]
What is the Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist?
You see your dentist several times a year for an oral health checkup, cleaning, and x-rays. They keep your teeth and gums clean, cavity free, and your mouth as healthy as possible. But what is an orthodontist? Both dentists and orthodontists are dedicated to oral health. While all orthodontists [...]
What’s a Child’s Overbite and What to Do About It?
An overbite is entirely normal. Many people with beautiful smiles have a slight overbite. However, when your upper teeth hang over your bottom teeth more than normal, an overbite can create problems. How can you know when an overbite needs to be treated? Can it be prevented or treated [...]