Q&A: Do I Need A New Tooth?

Why is there an open space in your smile? Did you lose a tooth due to trauma? Did you have a dental extraction performed on a wisdom tooth? Maybe you had one performed on a very diseased tooth or one that was the casualty of periodontal disease. As you have noticed, there is a diverse array of reasons you may have a tooth missing in your grin. So, how to know if if it’s time for a new tooth with the help of a replacement or if you’re free to go about your life without giving the socket a second thought? Give us a brief moment to clear up these common questions.

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Halloween: Keep These (Non-Candy) Treats Around!

Your kids are likely already going cuckoo for candy, now that Halloween is making its annual arrival. While just about everyone loves to chow down on something sweet at the end of the month, not every mom and dad wants to offer kids a never-ending stream of sugar-filled goodies that encourage oral health concerns. So, how to maintain a festive atmosphere that keeps your kids smiling without loading up on confections? We’ve got some very helpful ideas!

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Dental Crowns: Times That They Come In Handy!

When you need a dental crown and you discover that we offer natural-looking prosthetics, you will likely feel extraordinary relief! Not only can you fix any existing damage but you can also look forward to a beautifully repaired grin. While this may sound very reassuring to you, there may be a part of you that is wondering when you might actually ever need a crown. Of course, since we like you to feel educated, informed, and optimistic about care, we’d be more than happy to explain times you may find yourself in our chair for the placement of a crown!

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A Cracked Tooth: 3 Things To Keep In Mind

There are some things we think you should know when it comes to your smile, particularly when it comes to experiencing a cracked tooth. The bad news is that sometimes it happens even if you’re careful. The great news, however, is that you can usually make efforts to prevent it. Now, in the unfortunate case that you do crack a tooth, there’s still some good news: We can rescue your smile should this occur. Let’s work our way through the details, so you can stop worrying and start protecting that smile of yours.

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Tooth Shape: Can I Change It With Veneers?

Are you feeling like there’s probably no option for helping your smile look better because what you dislike is the shape of your individual teeth? We know that you probably know a little bit about whitening your smile and straightening it. However, you might not realize that there’s a way to address even the shape and dimensions of your teeth. We can make such improvements with the help of porcelain veneers. Let’s talk about the details.

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Porcelain Veneers: Your FAQs (With Answers)

So, you’re thinking about the dazzling and exceptional transformation you can expect from porcelain veneers? Good for you! When you have decided that it’s time to do something about esthetic problems with your smile, moving ahead with a cosmetic treatment choice that will lead you toward the completion of your goals is certainly worth doing. Well, it’s easy for us to say this to you, of course, because we already know all about veneers! However, if you think you are ready for them but you’re still full of concerns and questions, we think it’s time for you to navigate your way through a brief (but very helpful) FAQs session.

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3 Truths About Dental Hygiene

There are some dental hygiene details that are based on opinion. For example, the statement “mint toothpaste tastes the best” is not a hard and fast truth! Instead, it may or may not be true for you. Then, there are some details that are simply fact. When you’ve got them memorized, it makes it much easier for you to check in with your habits from time to time to make sure you’re making the most of your care when at home. Let’s work our way through a few of these factors, so you’re on the up and up with your brushing and flossing.

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