Finding the Best Ways to Brighten Your Smile

If you are interested in brightening your dull, yellow smile, there are many whitening techniques available in the dental field today to finally give you the bright smile you are looking for! It can be a little tricky finding the right whitening system for your smile, but if you meet with your dentist and talk… Read more »

Tips for Cleaning Your Dentures

If you have dentures or you’re thinking about getting dentures, then chances are you’re probably thinking about the best way to clean and take care of them. After all they’re a serious investment and taking proper care of them as well as your mouth will insure they last for a long time to come. Rinsing… Read more »

Consequences of Dental Phobia

Dental phobia is sometimes, inaccurately called dental anxiety. People who suffer from dental anxiety often feel increased stress during regular dental checkups as well as during dental procedures. People suffering from a dental phobia are often overwhelmed by an unreasoning fear of visiting the dentist. As a result they often put off or and regular… Read more »

Understanding Crowns

There are many different reasons why you might need a crown or several crowns. A crown is essentially an artificial cap placed over top of a broken, damaged or otherwise visually unappealing tooth. Sometimes a tooth will suffer a fracture or break that is not directly due to tooth decay. The fracture itself creates a… Read more »

Understanding the Dental Filling Procedure

Let’s face it no one likes being told that they have a cavity on one of their teeth. With a little luck the area of decay will be small enough that it will only require a filling. Without a filling the tooth will continue to decay and would require more serious procedures, where it might… Read more »

Understanding Dental Implants

Over the course of the last two decades dental implant procedures have advanced, growing in popularity and availability. A dental implant is a great way to replace a lost tooth and maintain healthy jaw structure. While losing a tooth and having a gap in your mouth might bring some emotional distress of self-conscious feelings, it’s… Read more »

Taking Care of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers can be a significant investment of money as well as appearance. So it’s a wise idea to be educated on how to take care of them for the long haul. First off you need to always keep in mind that veneers are porcelain shells placed over your natural teeth. Regular brushing and flossing… Read more »

Understanding Tooth Extraction

There are a wide variety of reasons why a tooth might need to be extracted. A tooth that has been severely fractured or has suffered from a large amount of decay might not be able to be saved. People with braces might also need to have a tooth extracted in order to make room for… Read more »

Crowns Are Also Used to Anchor Bridges

A bridge is one of the most common ways to restore the function of a lost tooth. A bridge is essentially a new tooth often made from ceramic or porcelain. The bridge itself is not anchored directly into the gum tissue. Instead it is held in place by crowns anchored to the two surrounding teeth…. Read more »

Are Dental Veneers Right for You?

Your smile is important as it says a lot about you, especially when making a good first impression. Sometimes the teeth in your smile can become chipped, heavily stained or suffer from a minor amount of tooth decay.These teeth might not necessarily need crowns, but none-the-less you still might want to do something to improve… Read more »