Are you tired of looking in the mirror and seeing ill-fitting or obvious dental work, that is neither attractive when smiling or comfortable during meals? Do you wish you could enjoy increased confidence, and comfort, when it comes to your smile? If so, have you considered how a modern dental prostheses could update your smile and improve your overall oral health? From dental bridges to dental implants, isn’t it time to talk with your dentist about what could be done to improve your smile’s function and its form? (more…)
Have you spent years wishing your parents had invested in braces, for you? Are you worried that there really is no solution now that you’re grown, that is if you don’t want to be the only adult in your office with a smile full of visible metal braces and brackets? If you are hoping to straighten your smile, without the discomfort and embarrassment so often associated with traditional orthodontia, the start of a new year is a great time to consider how Invisalign Clear Braces could be an ideal solution for you. Invisalign is a beautiful way to improve your smile’s alignment, discreetly. (more…)
Have you had your current set of dentures for several years? Recently, have you noticed your denture seems less comfortable? Are you having problems chewing comfortably because of your prostheses? Many people don’t realize that dentures actually should be replaced every five to ten years. That is because as you age, your jaw can begin to shrink, causing once great-fitting dentures to become uncomfortable. So if you have noticed negative changes to your smile’s comfort or function, or have simply had your dentures for several years without seeing a dentist, the start of a new year is a great time to talk to your dentist about whether it might be time to update your denture.
Tooth extraction is only done as a last resort in dentistry today. The goal is to keep as many of your natural teeth, and as much of your natural tooth structure when a tooth is damaged, as possible. However, sometimes it is simply necessary. If the tooth is threatening your overall oral health and/or your remaining teeth, an extraction may be in order.
It’s the end-of-year countdown, and that means New Year’s Resolutions are on the horizon. Are you one of the up to 90% of people who make resolutions, but don’t keep them past the first few weeks? Studies show that broken resolutions are often too large, or not specific enough. Another reason for resolution failure is that no one is holding you accountable. If you want to try family resolutions for a brighter smile, our dedicated staff can help you with your family dental health throughout the year! (more…)
Are you worried about seeing the dentist, because you know that your teeth are in need of a deep dental cleaning? Many people postpone preventive care, like cleanings, for fear of the “drill.” Fortunately, modern preventive dentistry has made it possible to properly clean teeth, often without the need for invasive measures like a dental drill. Air abrasion is one example of an effective, less invasive technique for deep cleaning. It can also help to address a host of other issues, from cosmetic to restorative, as well. (more…)
Do you and your significant other both shy away from photo ops, because of imperfections in your smiles? Do alignment issues frequently cause the two of you to feel embarrassed, even around friends? Many people don’t realize that traditional braces are no longer the only way to achieve a straighter, more evenly aligned smile. There are actually a few cosmetic treatments that can help you and your loved one achieve the kind of gorgeous smiles of which you dream. So, if you want to start the new year feeling confident, as a couple, why not consider the ways a cosmetic dentist could help each of you achieve a dream smile. With beautiful smiles, you are well on your way to unlocking power couple status! (more…)