Trusting Lumineers To Make Important Smile Improvements

Their size is not much to speak of – but that happens to be the point. Lumineers can make big improvements to your smile, like veneers, but Lumineers are designed to occupy less space than traditional dental veneers. These thin shells can be discreetly fitted onto your teeth, where they can hide a range of frustrating issues. Patients often choose this cosmetic dental treatment because they can improve on a range of different concerns with their appearance. If you have concerns about whether Lumineers, or any cosmetic treatment, is right for you, you can arrange to speak with your dentist, who can examine your teeth, and listen to your goals for your smile. (more…)

Recognizing The Importance Of Prompt Cavity Care

Seeking prompt care for a cavity can help make sure you avoid needing more involved restorative dental work. This is because tooth decay spreads over time – you can prevent a cavity, but once one forms, your dentist’s expertise will be needed to stop it. If you want to ensure you avoid letting a more advanced cavity develop, be sure to keep up with regular dental checkups. These routine visits will provide you with a professional survey of your teeth, so that any problems are caught and addressed. Between visits, you are worried about the condition of a tooth, you can let your dentist know. Ignoring a problem can make it more likely your cavity treatment will involve a root canal. (more…)

Why Are My Teeth Looking Stained?

Lately, have you noticed that your teeth no longer look pearly white? Instead, are they riddled with deep stains, or noticeable yellowing, that is causing them to look much older than you are and certainly a great deal older than you feel? Tooth stains can cause a great deal of embarrassment and even frustration. In some cases, deep discoloration can even be a warning sign of a dental problem, like a cavity. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry makes it possible to address most dental stains with wonderful whitening results. Better yet, though, preventive and restorative dentistry make it possible to help protect the smile from future discoloration, and to restore the smile when it has become stained due to a dental problem. (more…)

Is Dental Sensitivity a Cause for Concern?

Is Dental Sensitivity a Cause for Concern?Have you been suffering from discomfort, lately, when you sit down to eat or even take a sip of a hot beverage? If so, it is it making it quite difficult to enjoy daily activities, like mealtimes or after-work drinks with friends. Fortunately, restorative dentistry makes it possible to rebound from most dental issues, including cavities, chips and cracks, and often quite quickly and with great-looking and comfortable results. That said, the longer you delay treatment, the more likely the issues is to worsen. So, if you want to avoid the need for extensive restorations, it is important to seek restorative dental treatment quickly, when you first suspect there is a problem.

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Complete Your Smile, Improve Your Confidence with a Dental Implant

Complete Your Smile, Improve Your Confidence with a Dental ImplantWhen was the last time you looked in the mirror and liked the smile staring back at you? Has it been several years? Does it feel even longer? What about the last time you actually enjoyed a dinner out with friends, or a holiday feast with your family? Adult tooth loss can make many once-enjoyable activities anxiety-ridden instead. You might worry about how your smile looks now that you have missing teeth, or you could be concerned about how an unsupported prostheses might shift as you chew. Either way, it can be hard to enjoy the kind of confidence you once had, prior to tooth loss. Fortunately, dental implants offer a secure and seamless way to complete a smile, one which can restore comfort and confidence to patients impacted by adult tooth loss. (more…)

Keep Calm and Smile On with Help from Sedation Dentistry

Smile On with Sedation DentistryHas it been years since you last visited the dentist for even a preventive checkup? Is that because of a longstanding or deep fear of dentists? Many people struggle with dental anxiety, either because of poor experiences in the past or simply a generalized anxiety. Fortunately, sedation dentistry is an effective way for many patients to conquer their fears, in order to get the preventive dental care and restorative treatment their smiles need. If you know your smile is in need of a cleaning, or more extensive restorative measures, don’t postpone your appointment any longer. Instead, speak with your dentist about how sedation could help you keep calm, and smile on! (more…)

Lighten Up Before Spring with Cosmetic Dentistry

Lighten Up This Spring with Cosmetic DentistryDo you want to feel and look your best when spring finally arrives? If so, don’t head to the mall for a new ensemble or accessory. Instead, consider that the best update you could make to your overall look might just be to enhance your smile! Cosmetic dental treatment makes it possible to hide many imperfections and also to reveal more of the smile’s natural beauty. So if you want to enjoy spring feeling proud of your pearly whites, now is the perfect time to talk to a cosmetic dentist about a smile makeover. (more…)

Secret Weapons for Protecting Your Smile

Secret Weapons In Oral CareIs 2017 the year you are bound and determined to better protect your dental health? For people who have suffered from discomfort caused by dental decay, like cavities, in the past, it can be especially important to protect the teeth and gums from common oral health threats. Fortunately, there are a few simple tools that could help you take even better preventive dental care of your smile in 2017. Best of all, they’re not hard to find, or expensive, either. Consider these the not-so-secret, but often overlooked weapons in the quest for oral health! (more…)

Why Does My Tooth Keep Hurting?

Suffering from Tooth Pain?Do you struggle to chew comfortably, because of heightened dental sensitivity or even discomfort? Are you worried that you could be in need of restorative treatment, to address an issue like a cavity, a chip, or other trauma? It is important to realize that teeth aren’t like other body parts, many of which can help to repair themselves given time. No, the teeth are strong but unable to restore themselves. So, if you notice negative changes in your smile, or suffer an accident involving your smile, it is best to schedule a restorative dental appointment, so your dentist can help determine what, if any, treatment is needed to restore your comfort and to protect your teeth from further wear or even infection. (more…)

Brighten Up This Year with Cosmetic Dentistry

Brighten Up with Cosmetic DentistryDo you want to spend 2017 feeling brighter? More specifically, do you hope to spend the coming year feeling confident in your smile? Over time, most people struggle with discoloration or dental stains, which can cause the smile to look prematurely aged. Fortunately, professional cosmetic dentistry makes it possible to address staining, and to leave the smile looking brighter, shinier, and simply younger! (more…)