Halloween is just a week away! While kids and adults both enjoy dressing up and binging on sugary treats, we should all be aware of the risk this holiday poses to our smile. Without the proper steps, the odds of developing cavities can increase. Fortunately, there are ways of protecting your teeth this Halloween.
When a tooth becomes damaged we always urge the patient to see us right away. We believe that treating the issue quickly is the key to avoiding complications, such as decay or possibly an infection. In order to restore a tooth, we may suggest bonding and contouring. How does bonding and contouring work?
Have you ever heard of baby bottle syndrome? If you’re a parent, then you need to understand what causes this issue and how to protect your child’s smile from it. Also known as baby bottle rot or baby bottle decay, this issue can lead to cavities and other serious oral health concerns.
If you have problems with intrinsic discoloration or the shape of your teeth, then you need cosmetic dentistry. We can offer a thin and lifelike restoration to address an array of cosmetic concerns. Will dental veneers benefit your smile? How will this unique restoration be placed?
How do you feel about your smile’s brightness? If you wish your teeth could be whiter then you may benefit from cosmetic dentistry. We offer a number of professional teeth whitening options as part of our approach to cosmetic dentistry. We can also offer tips for reducing the severity of future teeth stains. If you would like to achieve a brighter smile, then contact our office today.
Do you feel unhappy with the appearance of your smile? If so, you’re not alone. We frequently see patients interested in improving their smiles’ appearance, whether that means brightening teeth or reshaping them. To improve smiles, we offer an array of cosmetic dental treatments. Should you try cosmetic dentistry?
Unfortunately, even the people with the best dental habits don’t see the dentist as often as they should. We recommend our patients see our team routinely for checkups and cleanings. Even if you brush and floss every day, these preventive visits are essential for safeguarding your smile against serious oral health concerns. Do you need a checkup and cleaning? What do these preventive visits involve?
Do you frequently encounter soreness or pain in your jaw or face? In many cases, this discomfort may be related to a jaw joint issue, such as TMJ disorder or bruxism. Understanding why your jaw hurts can allow a dentist to prescribe the most appropriate treatment options and restore your smile to full function and health.
Children eventually lose their baby teeth, everyone knows this. Many parents ask us if treating a cavity in baby teeth is necessary, after all, these teeth will fall out. The fact is, kids need fillings to avoid a cavity becoming an infection and leading to serious discomfort or possibly premature tooth loss. Just like teens and adults, kids need cavities addressed in a timely manner with a dental restoration.
Do you often encounter soreness in your jaw or head? Believe it or not, these could be warning signs of a serious problem related to your smile. Bruxism is a disorder that causes a patient to frequently grind his/her teeth or clench his/her jaw, eventually damaging the teeth and leading to other complications. How do you treat bruxism?