Unlock Your Confidence with Teeth Whitening

Do you feel at your most confident when you walk into a room? Do you smile and laugh with ease around others? Showing off your teeth is a byproduct of smiling and laughing — life’s happiest moments — so the last thing you need in life is to feel subconscious about your teeth. You can make this year the year of confidence with one easy change. Teeth whitening is an amazing aesthetic improvement that sticks with you wherever you go. Everyone’s teeth bear the brunt of stains and discoloration over time — it’s completely natural. However, this type of damage doesn’t have to be permanent. Teeth whitening treatments can give you a brighter smile that you can’t wait to show off. (more…)

Is Your Family’s Dental Care on the Right Track?

On the long list of things you have to keep track of for your family, dental care can often fall to the bottom. That’s the problem, the need for dental care doesn’t always feel immediate. Rather, by consistently caring for your teeth, you can prevent long-term damage. You may only think about the dentist when you develop a problem. However, that’s a dangerous game to play. Most often, by the time you see signs of a problem, the problem has already developed. Preventive dental care involving cleanings, checkups, and fluoride treatment can keep oral health concerns at bay. So maybe it’s time to ask yourself, is your family’s dental care on the right track? (more…)

Dental Implants Minimize Tooth Loss Problems

No one wants to lose their teeth as an adult, but it can happen. And you don’t have to be a hockey player to be at risk for tooth loss. You may suffer an unexpected accident, or your tooth loss may be the result of long-term decay. Whatever the reason for your tooth loss, you want to bounce back from this traumatic experience and get your smile back to its best. That can seem like a steep mountain to climb at the outset, but luckily, your dentist is here to help you through the process. Contemporary tooth replacement options, like dental implants, can minimize the problems that result from tooth loss. It’s time to explore this restorative option and how it could improve your quality of life. (more…)

Your Bridge to a Better Dental Future

Damaged and missing teeth are depressing conditions that can make the future seem bleak. After all, you only get one set of healthy, natural adult teeth. Once your smile is compromised, you’ll be living with the consequences forever, right? Well, not exactly. Restorative dental treatment offers a bridge to a better dental future. Dental bridges are custom-made prosthetics that can recreate the look and feel of your original adult teeth. In a perfect world, you’d keep your teeth safe and healthy for your entire life. However, the world is far from perfect. You don’t have to suffer through tooth damage and loss for the rest of your life. Explore the dental bridge option. (more…)

Get the Right Dental Care for Your Kids

February is a busy month. We’re well into the new year now and you’re hopefully settled into a productive routine. One thing you can’t forget to do however is keep up with your oral health! That goes for your children as well. February is actually the perfect time to ensure that your kids receive the right dental care. That’s because it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month. It’s so important to build positive home care practices and a positive relationship with the dentist from a young age. By placing an emphasis on dental care, you can help your little one prevent future problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Establishing a positive relationship with the dentist also eliminates the anxiety that many adults feel when scheduling appointments. (more…)

Improve Your Smile with Dental Bonding

You need a smile that suits you. Your smile often serves as a gateway to your personality. Your smile helps others get to know you, so you want a smile that you trust. If you find yourself feeling self conscious about the state of your teeth, you may be less likely to smile freely and show off your character. Luckily, there are cosmetic dentistry treatments available that can help you feel great about your smile. One such option is dental bonding. Bonding is a simple process that can be completed in one visit. Through the selective addition of biocompatible tooth-colored resin, your dentist can help normalize and improve an irregular smile. (more…)

Why Your Dentist Recommends a Crown

If part of your home foundation weakens, it’s a problem. The lack of stability could create a problem, not just in that one area, but for the entire home. You want to strengthen and correct that part of the foundation right away to avoid incurring any risk. The same is true for areas of weakness and decay in your mouth. Tooth decay is a process that takes time. Patterns of neglect or missing a certain part of your mouth when you brush allows bacteria to prosper. Eventually a cavity forms. If you don’t address the cavity with a filling, the infection worsens. Eventually the tooth becomes weakened and vulnerable. If you want to fix this tooth, your dentist will probably recommend a dental crown. Crowns act as powerful fortifications for vulnerable teeth. (more…)

Follow Up on that Tooth Filling Now

Life is full of obligations and activities. You’ll always be busy keeping up with bill payments, appointments, and meetings. You often have to prioritize your schedule to avoid going crazy. You decide which things to address now, and which can sit on the back burner. Maybe you need your oil changed, but it can happen next week. One area of life that should stay on the front burner is your oral health, especially if you know you have a problem. It can be easy to table a dental visit for next month, or even next year. However, problems like tooth decay only get worse over time. When you fail to act, you accrue cost and hassle. If you have a cavity and need a filling, follow up on that treatment now, not later. (more…)

Dental Sealants Keep Bacteria at Bay

It can be tough to keep up with your oral health care regimen. You forget to brush or floss here or there, and suddenly, you’ve fallen out of your routine. Even if you’re great about regular care for your teeth, you can have genetics working against you. Your molars are great for grinding up food and helping you chew, but the surfaces of these teeth are full of grooves and ridges. This variable landscape makes it easy for bacteria to grab ahold and avoid brush heads and floss. Hard-to-reach bacteria can calcify and form plaque over time. Eventually, you’ll end up with a cavity even after brushing regularly. Luckily, you’ve got a weapon to aid you in this fight. Dental sealants can keep bacteria at bay. (more…)

Veneers: A Custom Smile Solution

Every problem in life needs a solution. When you don’t like the way something is going, you try to fix it. However, some problems can feel bigger than others. Some problems get swept under the rug because they feel too time-consuming or unrealistic to fix. Your smile can be one of these problems. Perhaps you have perfectly aligned, shiny, white teeth. For the vast majority, their smiles could use a little bit of help. You may assume that there isn’t much you can do for your smile, but you’re wrong! Modern dentistry has all kinds of tools and treatment options that are affordable, convenient, and effective. One of the best ways to improve your smile with just one treatment session is through the implementation of porcelain veneers. Veneers are a custom smile solution that can work for you right away. (more…)