What Hesitations Do You Have About Dental Implants?

Tooth loss can cause insecurity, pain, and long-term oral health issues. Tooth loss isn’t something you should put on the back burner. If you are missing teeth, you should replace them with a dental prosthetic. Dental implants are the most comprehensive solution for tooth loss because they replicate the root structure of natural teeth. Dental implants are strong, durable, and beneficial for your jawbone, yet, some patients still have hesitations about the treatment. If you are skeptical about dental implants, this blog will address some common concerns. (more…)

How Many Teeth Can Veneers Fix?

Porcelain dental veneers are made from thin sheets of dental porcelain that your dentist sculpts to precise specifications. Porcelain dental veneers are one of the most useful cosmetic treatments, because they can address a wide range of cosmetic issues with a single treatment. However, you may be wondering, how many teeth can veneers fix? If I need one dental veneer, do I have to get an entire set? Dental veneers can be used on a single tooth, or they can be used on many teeth to create a beautiful smile. Here’s how they work. (more…)

Prosthetic Replacement Teeth May Be an Option

The gaps left behind by tooth loss can create a smile that causes you to feel self conscious. They can also create some long-term health concerns for your remaining teeth and gums. If you have suffered tooth loss on an individual basis, or you’re now missing many of the teeth in your mouth, you should explore your options for prosthetic replacements. Replacing your missing teeth can not only boost your confidence, but it can also prevent future oral health issues that would require further treatment to remedy. Here are some of your prosthetic tooth replacement options. (more…)

The Versatility of Dental Resin

Your teeth are strong, but they can still sustain damage over time. Issues like cavities cause you to lose tooth mass and structure. You teeth may also naturally be different sizes, which can cause your smile to look disproportionate. To fix issues that affect the volume and shape of your teeth, your dentist can use dental resin. This tooth-colored compound is incredibly strong and versatile. If your dental enamel needs a little help to look its best, dental resin can often do the job. Here’s how this powerful tool can reshape your smile and the structure of your teeth. (more…)

What Kind of Environment Does Your Dentist Create?

Quality dental care consists of attentive, individualized treatment using contemporary technology. You want your dentist to provide expertise and knowledge, but the environment in which you receive your dental care also matters. Cold, sterile environments can feel intimidating and unwelcoming. This can create angst for dental patients that makes them less likely to return. That’s especially damaging for younger patients, who can develop a long-term phobia of the dentist after bad experiences as a child. So, what kind of environment does your dentist create? (more…)

Protection for Your Child’s Vulnerable Teeth

Learning how to care for your personal hygiene takes time. What age were you when you remembered to thoroughly clean and care for yourself? You may even still forget, because life gets busy. Your children are learning personal hygiene practices all the time. Daily routines, like teeth brushing, take time to learn, especially as your child’s motor skills are developing. During this time, you can help your child learn proper technique, and protect their vulnerable teeth with pediatric dental care. Working alongside your dentist can give your child a bright oral health future. (more…)

How to Address Common Tooth Stains

The appearance of your teeth can have an impact on your psychological state. Everyone feels more confident when they love their smile. If you believe in your smile, you’ll be more likely to show it off in social settings. If your teeth have faded or yellowed over time, this may cause you to feel self conscious. Are you stuck with off-color teeth for the rest of your life? No, your dentist can help you address common tooth stains with teeth whitening treatment. This type of cosmetic procedure can erase the stains that your teeth naturally pick up over time and restore your beautiful smile. (more…)

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