Only You Can Prevent Gum Disease

only you can prevent gum diseaseThe good thing about most dental diseases is that they’re preventable. The bad thing is that, once they develop, the damage they cause is irreversible. In some cases, that can include the loss of one or more teeth.

For instance, gum disease is a highly-preventable condition, but due mainly to poor hygiene and neglect, it’s also the leading cause of adult tooth loss. To help preserve your smile’s health and integrity, we explain the tenets of preventing gum disease, and what to do if the disease forms in spite of your efforts. (more…)

Smile Beauty: Don’t Overlook Preventive Care

preventionsignHave you been considering making a change to your smile with the help of cosmetic treatments? Perhaps you have already received cosmetic care with a service like teeth whitening or porcelain veneers. Whatever the case, we find that patients often overlook the importance of preventive care when it comes to enjoying a beautiful smile. As a result, we encourage you to consider some important reasons to remain committed to preventive dentistry every single day.


Porcelain Veneers Vs. Whitening

smileperfectAre you unhappy with the way your smile looks as a result of discoloration? If so, you may initially assume that teeth whitening is the solution for you. Or, you may figure that since you want a whiter smile, visiting us for the placement of porcelain veneers is a must. As a matter of fact, there’s no universally correct cosmetic treatment for any individual because every smile is completely unique. To receive a treatment plan crafted according to your specific smile goals, we invite you to visit us for a consultation. In the meantime, allow us to offer some clarification when it comes to comparing whitening with veneers.


Avoid These Cosmetic Mishaps

womansurprisedAre you doing your best to whiten your smile on your own? Are you trying to make the best use of your over-the-counter (OTC) resources because you want a beautiful, glowing smile? We applaud your interest in achieving a grin that you can feel proud to show off. However, attempting to perform your own cosmetic dentistry treatments will usually backfire. Our suggestion? Beyond daily brushing and flossing, come to us – the professionals – for your cosmetic needs. In the meantime, watch out for some common mishaps that can do more harm than good.


Why Choose Cosmetic Dentistry?

womanquestiongreenHave you ever found yourself daydreaming about cosmetic dentistry and the improvements you could make to your smile? Does your dreaming go anywhere or do you find that you like the idea but cannot quite convince yourself to seek out cosmetic treatment? If so, we suggest that you consider some compelling reasons to get serious about improving the beauty of your smile. You may be surprised by what you discover.


Q&A: For A Whiter Smile

q&arainbowWhen you think about your smile, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Are you happy with the way it looks? Or, do you cringe a bit at the visual image of your grin because of problems like stains or allover discoloration? If you have been curious about finding a way to achieve a whiter smile but you’re not sure if teeth whitening is right for you – or another cosmetic treatment – we suggest you learn more with a cosmetic consultation. For now, however, become familiar with a few basics.


Dental Bonding Benefits

benefitsgreensignBecoming familiar with cosmetic dentistry treatments that improve the beauty of your smile can be an enjoyable experience. After all, the more you learn, the closer you find yourself to changing your smile into a beautiful vision that you’ve been imagining for so long. For patients who have been seeking a treatment that will address little concerns like chips, we suggest you learn more about dental bonding. You will find that this simple treatment offers a surprisingly diverse array of benefits.


Teeth Whitening: Too Good To Be True?

womanwonderingIt’s completely understandable that you may have question about particular cosmetic treatments as you learn more about ways to brighten your smile. While learning about teeth whitening can immediately give you the hope you need to feel optimistic about the future of your smile, you will likely also find that you need some answers to pressing questions before you can move forward. Rather than try to guess at the answers or ask friends and family (who may fill your mind with assorted information), we suggest you allow us to reply to concerns frequently brought up regarding whitening your grin.


Keep Contouring Concerns In Check

smilewhitecaramelhairMaking the decision to smooth out any rough spots you have in your smile can lead you to a dramatic change. A grin that was one plagued with pointed teeth, damaged tooth texture, an uneven smile line, and even gently overlapping teeth can suddenly look exceptional thanks to the benefits of dental contouring. Are you already completely familiar with these details associated with contouring – and you like what you’ve learned – but you’re not sure what to do about the doubts that keep cropping up? Allow us to clear up your confusion.


Your Cosmetic Dentistry Quick Guide

guidebeginnersignDo you ever spend time considering the ways you could improve your smile? Perhaps you’d like to do something about that little chip in your tooth. Maybe you would love to find a way to erase years worth of stains, while revealing a much brighter smile. Whatever the case, now that you have a solid idea about what you would like to improve, it’s a good time to begin learning about cosmetic dentistry options. Become more familiar with which treatment or treatments work best for your needs to get started.