Often when you sit down in a dentist's chair, they will ask you if there are any changes they should know about. People will generally respond by telling the dentist about any problems they have been having with their teeth or gums. Your dentist does need to know this information. However, this is also the time at which you should tell your dentist about any general changes in your overall health or lifestyle. [Read More]
Does Your Child Need Dental Sealants?
Dental sealants are a preventive dental treatment that involves applying a thin, plastic coating to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars and premolars) to help prevent tooth decay. In some cases, your dentist might recommend that sealants be applied. Sealants could be a way to save money on more expensive dental procedures. Here are some important things to know about dental sealants: What Are the Benefits of Dental Sealants? [Read More]
Structurally Compromised Teeth? How Ceramic Crowns Can Help
It's amazingly easy to compromise the shape or color of your teeth. The foods you consume each day can wield their fair share of damage, especially if you love to eat crunchy, hard foods that eventually erode the toughness of your feet and leave them cracked or chipped. Liquids also play their role, with substances such as coffee or boldly colored wines leaving discolorations that can grow more evident with time. [Read More]
The Selfie-Ready Smile: How The Dentist Can Help
Is your smile selfie-ready? If you'd rather keep your lips pursed tight than show off your pearly whites, take a look at what you need to know about oral health, your teeth, and the benefits of regular dental care. What Don't You Like About Your Smile? Before you call your dentist to schedule an appointment, make a list (either mentally or physically write it down) of what you don't like about your smile. [Read More]