You’re Missing More Than Just a Dental Appointment

Everyone is always trying to cram more into their schedule — it seems to be a product of modern life. Everyone stays busy all the time, so when you end up having to reschedule or cancel an obligation, it’s totally understandable. However, there are some appointments that need your prioritization. One example: Your dentist appointment. When you skip out on a dental appointment or continuously push it back, you’re missing out on more than just an appointment, you’re missing out on a chance to preserve the future of your oral health. (more…)

Live Life Unrestricted with Dental Implants

Suffering adult tooth loss at any stage of your life is frustrating. The initial experience can be painful, both emotionally and physically. Then you have to deal with the fallout from the problem. A missing tooth can cause sensitivity and make it more difficult to chew and enjoy your favorite foods. Spacing issues and pressure pockets create even more headaches for you to manage. You need a tooth replacement solution that repairs the damage done by tooth loss. Dental implants allow you to recover and live your life unrestricted. (more…)

Cosmetic Dentistry Boosts Your Confidence

“Confidence is key.” You’ve heard this saying applied to so many different scenarios, and that’s because it’s true! When you feel confident in a situation, people notice your energy. It puts others at ease. So, it’s important that you don’t things like an uneven or dulled smile reduce your confidence. If you don’t feel good about your smile, you can’t operate at your best. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry can correct for all kinds of asymmetries and blemishes in your smile. With a wide range of procedures available to your dentist, all you need to do is ask. (more…)

Are You Utilizing Your Dental Insurance Benefits?

First of all, are you aware of the dental insurance benefits you have? Most dental insurance plans, at minimum, provide for two yearly cleanings and checkups with your dentist. What happens during those visits is invaluable to the long-term health of your teeth. Examinations give your dentist the ability to check on potential problems, while cleanings give you a fresh start for home care. Whether you pay for insurance directly or it comes from your employer, these are benefits that you’re entitled to. Failing to use your dental insurance benefits is a total waste! (more…)

Dental Crowns Protect Present and Future

If you manage to make it through your entire life without encountering any damage or decay to your teeth, you’re one of the few. It’s completely natural for your teeth to wear down over time. Bacterial buildup, acidic foods and drinks, and accidents can all damage your teeth. When you experience one or multiple of these things, you need a restoration that protects your vulnerable teeth and allows you to continue enjoying the aesthetic and functional qualities that your teeth provide. Dental crowns are durable solutions that protect present and future. (more…)

Struggled With Teeth Whitening In The Past?

When you try something (especially when that something costs money) and it doesn’t work, it can be incredibly frustrating. Over-the-counter teeth whitening treatments make plenty of claims about how much brighter your smile will be after using them, but they can actually be pretty hit-or-miss for most people. If you’ve tried one of these whitening treatments in the past with little success, it’s time to work with a professional. Your dentist offers whitening treatment in the form of in-office or take-home kits that has a much higher efficacy than over-the-counter options. It’s time to stop struggling with whitening. (more…)

Prosthetic Dentistry Repairs A Broken Smile

The perfect smile lights up a room and imbues its owner with an unmistakable confidence. However, it doesn’t take much to upset the balance of a perfect smile. If you suffer tooth loss, a gap in your smile will really stand out. You don’t want to feel self conscious in the wake of tooth loss. You need a solution that will help you feel confident in your pearly whites once again. You need a recovery option that is discreet and functional. Prosthetic dentistry options help repair broken smiles. It’s time to learn more about dental bridges, implants, and dentures. (more…)

What Does Root Canal Therapy Actually Do?

When your dentist tells you that you need an additional procedure to repair your tooth, you may get skeptical initially. Of course you don’t want to have to make more appointments and spend extra time in the dentist’s chair, but your dentist only advises treatment that is essential to your health. When your dentist tells you that you need root canal therapy to save a tooth, he or she means it. If you’ve never had this treatment before, you may be wondering, “What does root canal therapy actually do?” We’re getting into it on today’s blog so you can feel good about taking this essential step. (more…)

You’ll Be Glad You Handled That Cavity Now

When you receive bad news — and especially when you think you’re going receive bad news — it can be easy to put the whole situation off. You want to avoid pain and hassle, but when it comes to your oral health, this will only cause you more problems. Tooth decay and infection are products of bacterial buildup. Leaving that bacteria alone allows it to proliferate even more. Ignoring a simple cavity now can lead to needing a root canal or a full-on tooth replacement later. If you have a cavity, you should handle it now. You’ll be glad that you did. (more…)

Skipping Your Dental Exam? Not So Fast

You’re busy. Everyone’s busy. When you have a full schedule, something’s gotta give. It can be easy to let certain obligations (especially ones that you’re maybe less excited about) slip from the schedule. If you’re considering skipping out on your next dental exam, or you’ve made a habit of putting off checkups, not so fast. Skipping regular dental exams is a surefire way to end up with cavities and significant oral healthcare problems in the future. Regular appointments are regular for a reason. Your dentist needs to check in with your teeth. (more…)