Choose Simple Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment

Why make something more difficult than it needs to be? This is a valuable principle to keep in mind when you’re doing anything, including selecting cosmetic dentistry treatment. Cosmetic dentistry treatment improves the appearance of your smile. While that concept may seem like it would take a lot of complicated procedures, in reality, the simplest option is often the best. There are simple cosmetic dentistry treatments that can make a wide range of improvements to the quality of your smile. One of the most comprehensive cosmetic treatments is porcelain dental veneers. (more…)

Have You Found Quality Family Dental Services?

Family dentistry is a large umbrella of dentistry that caters to the needs of every member of the family. While everyone wants healthy, beautiful teeth, the needs of each individual patient are different. Genetics and lifestyle habits play a role in what type of dental care you need. A quality family dentistry provides a full range of dental services that focus on prevention. Have you found quality family dental services for your loved ones? Here are some important traits to look for as you search for the right family dentist. (more…)

Same-Day Dental Crowns Simplify Treatment

A dental crown is rarely a stand-alone treatment. Crowns are used to protect a vulnerable or damaged tooth. They can also be used in conjunction with a dental implant to replace a missing tooth. However, in all of those instances, you need some other form of treatment before you can receive a crown. Tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth extraction can all be difficult problems that require serious attention. A same-day dental crown ensures that after you’ve received the treatment you need, you’ll be able to quickly and effectively receive protection for your tooth. (more…)

Tooth Decay Will Always Require Attention

Tooth decay is the general wear that your teeth experience as a result of the bacteria that live on them. These bacteria will constantly populate your teeth, and when left undisrupted, they will eventually form plaques and cavities. The bacteria produce acid as they metabolize sugars. This acid wears down your tooth enamel, and you’re ultimately left with a hole in your tooth. To slow and prevent tooth decay, you need to give constant attention to your teeth. That’s why brushing at least twice a day and flossing regularly are mandatory for strong oral health care. (more…)

What Does Your Dental Enamel Do for Your Teeth?

You’ve probably heard references to the “enamel” of your teeth before, but do you actually know what tooth enamel is? Dental enamel is the semi-translucent, outer layer of your tooth. It’s actually composed of strong mineral crystals that are able to stand up to wear and many abrasive substances. This is the layer which protects the inner dentin of your tooth, which is actually quite sensitive. Without dental enamel, your teeth wouldn’t be able to perform the function of allowing you to chew food. That’s why it’s so important to protect the enamel of your teeth. (more…)

A Tooth Replacement Can Improve Oral Health

Missing teeth can put a damper on your smile. If you feel self conscious about the state of your smile, you’ll be less likely to share that smile with others. This can lead to social discomfort and a loss of confidence. That’s often the main reason why people look for a prosthetic dental option after suffering tooth loss as an adult. However, there are medical reasons to seek a replacement tooth as well. A tooth replacement can actually serve as a stabilizing force for your overall oral health. Here’s why replacing your missing tooth pronto is such a good idea. (more…)

CEREC Dental Technology Is Something to See

Technological innovations have made so many aspects of dentist visits better. However, in the last 20 years, the advancement in CEREC (Chairside Economic Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) technology has provided perhaps the greatest leap in convenience for patients. This incredible machine can shape dental ceramics in a matter of minutes. That means your dentist can fabricate a dental crown for you while he or she completes the rest of your appointment. You’ll receive the crown in the same visit, so you won’t have to schedule a bunch of additional appointments. (more…)

Are You Reluctant to Receive a Tooth Filling?

For many people, dentist visits aren’t just another agenda item. Some people struggle with making appointments because of negative past experiences. Some people just put the appointments off because they’re inconvenient. That can make it difficult to seek treatment for problems like cavities. Cavities are serious oral health problems that will get worse over time. A tooth filling can repair damage to the tooth, visually restore the tooth, and prevent the need for more serious treatment. This is why when you develop a cavity, you need to treat the problem right away. (more…)

You Have Plenty of Prosthetic Options for Tooth Replacement

For adults, a missing tooth isn’t the end of the world. Of course the experience of losing a tooth can be physically and emotionally painful. No one wants to feel self conscious about their smile. The good news is that your dentist can set you up with any number of prosthetic dentistry options to replace your missing tooth. You don’t have to live with a missing tooth, and you shouldn’t replacing your tooth helps to prevent further oral health issues. In this week’s blog, we cover all of your prosthetic dentistry options. (more…)

Show Your Damaged Tooth a Little Love

It’s the season of love, and while you may be sharing the occasion with a significant other, you can’t forget to show yourself some love. If you have a severely damaged tooth, you may not know what you can do to fix the problem. Talking to your dentist is always the first step. You may actually be surprised to find that restoring your tooth is easier than you thought. Same-day dental crown technology actually allows your dentist to measure, fabricate, and set your restorative dental crown all in one office visit. (more…)