How Can I Restore My Damaged Tooth?

Do you feel great about the state of your teeth? Many people experience some wear or infection in their teeth, and rather than making a dentist appointment, they wait for the problem to go away. This is a huge mistake! If you’re experiencing a problem with your teeth, you need to seek treatment as soon as possible. Many damaged teeth can be restored with proper care. However, the longer you do nothing, the more damage will be done, especially in cases of bacterial infection. In today’s blog, we cover how your dentist can restore your damaged tooth. (more…)

You Can Professionally Whiten Your Teeth from Home

No one likes the appearance of yellowed or discolored teeth. However, nearly everyone experiences some level of staining on their teeth. That’s because acid from the food and drinks you consume have an effect on your teeth. They leave behind residues in the dental enamel that cause this flaw in appearance. Over time, you may really start to notice this staining. Luckily, professional teeth whitening can remove many of these stains. Whitening with your dentist can significantly brighten your smile, allowing you to feel good about the state of your teeth. (more…)

What Solutions Are There for Missing Teeth?

You you missing teeth from your smile? Throughout your life, your teeth can become damaged, broken, or even missing. Serious decay can cause teeth to fall out. In these cases, you may be faced with some tough decisions. Missing teeth can necessitate lifestyle changes and cause pain. They also disrupt your smile, and can cause a lack of confidence. You don’t want this condition to rule your life. You need a solution for missing teeth. The best thing you can do is learn more about your options. Depending on your situation and the severity of your tooth loss, you can find the right solution for you. (more…)

Why Would I Need Root Canal Therapy?

You may have heard the procedure “root canal therapy” referenced before, but you might not be sure what the treatment actually is. If your dentist is recommending root canal therapy for a tooth, it’s most certainly because you need it. Root canal therapy isn’t an elective procedure. In fact, in many cases, it’s the only way to save a tooth. When the roots of your tooth become infected, this can weaken the integrity of the entire tooth, eventually causing it to fall out. On this week’s blog, we explore when and why you would need root canal therapy. (more…)

A New Year’s Resolution That Will Save You Time and Money

It’s the end of the year, and that means it’s time to start picturing what 2019 will look like. This is the time for new year’s resolutions. People often make resolutions for personal betterment. How about a resolution that will better you, and save you time and money? In 2019, resolve to take better care of your teeth! This lifestyle adjustment can offer a higher quality of life while saving you time and money as well. When you take good care of your teeth, you enjoy the benefits of a beautiful smile, and you avoid costly treatment. (more…)

Stop the Spread of Decay with a Dental Filling

Tooth decay is the greatest threat to your overall oral health. Your mouth is full of bacteria. It’s on your gums, your tongue, and the surfaces of your teeth. Most of that bacteria is harmless. However, some of it produces acid that can wear away at your enamel. This bacteria is responsible for tooth decay. When you fail to remove plaque from the surfaces of your teeth, your enamel grows thinner, and infection can spread. Your dentist can stop infection and accompanying tooth decay from spreading by administering a dental filling. (more…)

Dental Checkups Set You Up for Success

We all tend to prioritize different obligations and commitments in life, and that means that sometimes you have to put things on the back burner. It’s the only way to stay organized when you have a busy schedule. However, some things you can’t afford to ignore. One of those obligations is your biannual dentist checkup and cleaning. Dental checkups set you up for success. A thorough, professional cleaning removes plaque buildup and halts cavity formation. The examination portion of your visit gives your dentist the chance to take a close look at your teeth and make sure that no structural problems are developing. (more…)

How Would Life Change with a Replacement Tooth?

If you’ve suffered tooth loss as an adult, you may have learned how to cope with the issue. Tooth loss causes subtle lifestyle changes, and it can cause pain as well. If you’ve learned to live with missing teeth in your mouth, you may actually be allowing other problems to develop. Tooth loss doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It is often the result of serious decay and neglect. If you haven’t addressed the problems that caused the tooth loss, you may be in for more pain. Simply missing teeth can cause its own problems as well. It’s time to explore how a replacement tooth would change your life. (more…)

Holiday Photos Are Coming, Is Your Smile Ready?

The holiday season is full of different traditions and celebrations for everyone. Great food, movies, time spent together — it truly is a wonderful time of year. No matter who you are or where you come from, almost certainly, the holiday season means plenty of pictures too. Everyone wants to capture those special moments you spend together with loved ones, and you want to make sure you’re camera-ready when the time comes. A bright, beautiful smile stands out in photographs. Is your smile ready for the oncoming holiday photos? If not, cosmetic dentistry treatment from your dentist can help. (more…)

Will I Have to Lose My Damaged Tooth?

If you’ve suffered tooth loss as an adult, you know how stressful this condition can be. It causes both physical and emotional pain, and changes the way you’re able to consume food. It also causes social discomfort, and treatment can be costly. So if you have a tooth that is physically damaged or decayed, you may rightfully be worried about losing the tooth. Will you have to lose a damaged tooth? Not necessarily. Dental crowns are restorative treatment options that can save a structurally damaged tooth, which is great news for you. (more…)