Dental Guards

According to the American Dental Association, mouth guards prevent more than 200,000 oral injuries each year. They are designed to help protect your teeth from the damage that can be caused by sports or grinding and clenching your teeth. However, most people do not wear mouth guards and subject themselves to the possibility of a broken tooth, a knocked out... read more »

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve My Smile?

Smiling is contagious. It can instantly put you in a great mood. However, many people aren't proud of their smiles. Whether crooked teeth or yellowing has you hiding your smile, there is good news! Cosmetic dentistry can help! Many people seek cosmetic dentistry to get a smile that they are proud to have. Whether you want your teeth straightened or whitened,... read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Tooth Sensitivity

Many people experience sensitivity to their teeth for a variety of different reasons. No matter what reason your teeth feel sensitive, it's a rather uncomfortable sensation that often requires dental assistance to sort out the issue. Since your oral health gets linked to the health of the rest of your body, it's important that you take care of any tooth... read more »

Dental X-Rays: Are They Necessary?

A bright, healthy and pain-free smile is always the goal with any dentist appointment. To maintain healthy teeth, your dentist may recommend an x-ray, but many patients have concerns about x-rays and their safety. In the following paragraphs, we're going to break down everything you need to know about dental x-rays before your next appointment. Why Do You Need Dental... read more »

Are You Considering Veneers?

Do you have worn, broken, or discolored teeth and have been looking for a solution? Dental veneers, especially porcelain veneers, may be the option you have been looking for. Veneers are sculpted to fit your mouth, so they will not look like you have novelty party teeth. There are many advantages to veneers and the following are just a few.... read more »

Your Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Bad Breath

If you struggle with bad breath, you know the worry and anxiety that can often arise in situations where you're expected to socialize. While you may brush and floss regularly, there may be other causes of your bad breath that can only be identified and treated by a professional. An important part of finding the solution to any problem is... read more »

Impacted Wisdom Teeth? Why Removal is Best

An impacted wisdom tooth is a dental concern because this condition causes the third molar — most adults have four of these molars, two on top and two on the bottom — to come in at an angle or have issues erupting completely. The main cause of impacted wisdom teeth, which can affect all the teeth or only a few,... read more »

Crowns & Bridges to Restore Your Smile

Dental crowns are used to fully cap over a damaged, weak, or misshapen tooth. Crowns add strength and restore your tooth's appearance. A crown may be used to repair a cracked tooth or strengthen a tooth with a large filling. Discolored or poorly shaped teeth can be improved with dental crowns. Crowns are also used to cover dental implants. If several... read more »

Restoring Your Smile with Composite Fillings

Dental fillings are used to restore healthy function when a tooth is compromised by injury or decay, preventing further damage. While fillings are quite durable, they are not indestructible. Most dental fillings will eventually need to be replaced. Years ago, your only option to repair a compromised tooth was to have your dentist remove the decay and fill your tooth... read more »

Numerous People Benefit From Sedation Dentistry

Our bodies respond to stress with a multitude of uncomfortable sensations, including sweating palms, nervous tension, or a rapid heartbeat. In general, people tend to avoid situations that make them uncomfortable, fearful or anxious. Even when they are in a significant amount of pain, many people avoid visiting their dentist because of anxiety, fear, and dental phobias. Sedation dentistry is... read more »