Did you know that in some cases, removing a tooth is essential for keeping your smile healthy? When we remove a tooth, we refer to this procedure as an extraction. In today’s blog, we’re going to use a fun quiz to discuss the steps we take to ensure each extraction is a comfortable experience for our patients.
If you have a broken or fractured tooth, then repair is crucial. Otherwise, the damage could expose sensitive inner tooth structure to harmful bacteria, increasing the risk of tooth decay and other oral health complications. Often, we correct the issue with a custom-made crown. How does a crown fix a broken tooth? (more…)
Many parents ask us a variation of that question. When do they need to schedule the first visit for their child? We recommend seeing a child after his or her first tooth erupts. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about what you can expect from this first visit and follow up appointments afterward.
When we want to transform a smile, we place lifelike veneers to change the shape and color of the teeth. But what makes these restorations so natural looking? What cosmetic concerns can they address?
When you have stained teeth, you may feel embarrassed about your appearance. Instead of going to great lengths to hide your smile, or relying on store bought solutions, why not seek professional cosmetic dentistry? Do you have questions about our teeth whitening options?
When a patient comes to us with a stained smile or damaged teeth, we an often use cosmetic treatments to restore the beauty of their smile. In addition to teeth whitening, we can also offer options to restore chipped or malformed teeth, often in just one visit! Let’s talk about the benefits of cosmetic bonding and contouring.
Do you have things about your smile you wish you could change? We often meet with patients that have discoloration, uneven teeth, or other esthetic concerns. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry enables our team to target and correct these concerns, offering patients a beautiful new smile.
A dental emergency refers to any pain or injury related to your teeth or gums. As long as the issue isn’t life threatening, then you should contact our office for help. We can treat the issue and restore the health and comfort of your smile. However, there are steps you can take immediately after the injury to help. Let’s look at what to do in a dental emergency.
Often, patients with sore jaws or a popping/clicking sensation in the jaw may be experiencing the common warning signs of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. How does this disorder impact your smile and what can you do to treat the problem? What causes the onset of jaw joint problems in the first place?
Do you grind your teeth or clench your jaw? If so, then you may have a disorder known as bruxism, one that requires treatment in order to prevent damage to your smile. What can we do to treat bruxism and restore the health and comfort of your smile?