A cross-sectional model depicting how dental implants are inserted into the jaw bone to support a ceramic dental crown.

Getting dental implants? Here are three aftercare tips.

Dental implants are strong, artificial tooth roots upon which a beautifully lifelike and functional restoration (like a dental crown or dentures) sits. In effect, dental implants are prosthetic solutions that restore your smile so you can keep eating, speaking, and smiling with complete comfort and confidence. At 23 Smiles, Dr. Michael J. Young helps patients…

women smiling in sunflower field-restorative dentistry

4 Common Restorative Dentistry Treatments

Damaged teeth can impact every aspect of your daily life. From eating your favorite foods to speaking with your loved ones, strong and healthy teeth are a necessity. Whether you’re suffering from tooth decay or injury, restorative dentistry can repair your teeth and renew the look and function of your smile. Cavities, infections, chipped or…

Symmetry in Smiling

You probably don’t need a professional opinion to tell you that straightening crooked teeth can significantly improve your smile’s appearance. Still, as an adult, you might be hesitant about wearing metal braces, especially if your image and confidence are an important part of your professional life. Unfortunately, vanity doesn’t change the fact that, without proper…