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… Read more »
Month: March 2019
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… Read 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… Read 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… Read more »