Start the Year with a Smile Through Restorative Dentistry

Restore Your Smile in 2017Want to spend 2017 smiling with a renewed sense of confidence? How about improved dental comfort? If you spent much of 2016 struggling with dental decay or other oral health problems, you know all too well how dental issues can hinder your ability to enjoy daily activities, from eating meals to laughing with friends. Fortunately, modern restorative dentistry makes it possible to rebound from many dental issues, quickly, and beautifully too. So if you want to start the new year with a healthy and beautiful smile, it’s time to talk to your dentist about how restorative dentistry could help! (more…)

Can Flossing Help Protect Your Smile?

Can Flossing Protect Your Smile?Are you a diligent tooth brusher, but fail to floss on a consistent basis? Ever wonder if flossing is really all that important to your smile, anyways? Many people are tempted to skip out on flossing, believing that it is simply not that imperative to preventing problems like cavities. Sadly, failing to floss increases one’s risk of developing calcified tartar buildup, which unaddressed, can lead to dental decay and contribute to gum disease, as well. So, if you are really committed to caring for your smile in 2017, specifically in doing all you can to reduce plaque buildup and the problems that often accompany it, make sure flossing is part of your daily routine! (more…)

Dreaming of Sunnier Days? It’s Time to Smile!

Get a Summer Ready SmileDo these cold winter days have you dreaming of warmer weather? In fact, can you hardly wait to be beach side and basking in the sun’s rays? While your dentist can’t help speed time, he or she can actually help to accomplish the opposite, by helping to reverse the aging of your smile, so that you can enter into warmer weather with a bright and dazzling smile. From addressing surface stains to permanent discoloration, why not talk to your cosmetic dentist about getting summer ready with gorgeous smile enhancements. (more…)

Are Your Kids Really Caring for Their Teeth?

Are Your Kids Caring for Their Teeth?Being a parent is tough work. There is a lot required to help your kids grow up strong, happy and healthy. Sadly, dental health is often low on parents’ priority list, simply because it is easy to overlook the importance of the smile. If you ever find yourself wondering if your kids’ smiles are really getting the care they need to remain beautiful and healthy, it can be incredibly helpful to speak with their pediatric dentist. Fortunately, teaching your kids about preventive dentistry does not have to be difficult or time consuming. It just requires a commitment to caring for their oral health! (more…)

Is Your Smile In Need of a Dental Crown?

Does Your Smile Need a Dental Crown?When was the last time you were able to enjoy a snack, a meal, or even a sip of coffee or cocoa, without experiencing sensitivity or discomfort caused by damage or decay to one or several of your teeth? Many people don’t realize that sensitivity is often an early warning sign of dental decay, which left untreated can lead to painful infections, or even the need for extraction. Even discoloration can be a symptom of dental trouble. Fortunately, modern restorations, like dental crowns, help to provide both protection and cosmetic benefits, as well. So, if you could be struggling with a problem, why not talk to your restorative dentist about how a crown, or other restoration, could help? (more…)

Are You In Need of Dentures?

Do You Need Dentures?Have you recently lost a tooth, or even had one extracted? If so, you may be struggling to chew comfortably and confidently since the loss. You might also be feeling insecure about smiling with a noticeably incomplete smile, particularly if the tooth lost is at the front of your smile. Fortunately, modern dentistry provides a number of prosthetic options, from dentures and dental bridges to dental implants. Each has its own set of benefits, yet all can be used to restore a smile’s function and to improve its appearance, as well. Of course, determining which is right for you, can best be done through a detailed consultation with your restorative dentist. (more…)

Smile More Confidently with Cosmetic Dentistry

Smile Confidently with Cosmetic DentistryAre you tired of shying away from photo ops with friends and family members, all because of insecurity about your smile? For that matter, are you tired of looking in the mirror and feeling frustrated by the smile starting back at you? Dental insecurities are common. Fortunately, they do not have to be permanent. In fact, cosmetic dentistry makes it possible to enhance a smile often much more quickly than many people might suspect. So whether you are hoping to address deep staining, minor spacing problems, inconsistencies in the size or shape of your teeth, or some other esthetic imperfection, have you considered the many ways a cosmetic dentist could help erase those concerns, and leave you with a smile that inspires confidence? (more…)

Two Simple Ways to Better Care for Your Smile

Two Tips for Smile CareHave you dealt with a number of dental cavities, or other oral health issues, in the past? If so, is this the first year you have committed to taking better care of your smile? Dental care is essential to preserving the beauty and health of your smile, but it can also be beneficial to your whole body, due to the oral systemic health link. So, if you are ready to do even more to care for your teeth and gums, it is helpful to heed advice from your preventive dentist, about the simple steps you can start taking at-home to better protect your oral health! (more…)

Could You Be Struggling with a Dental Cavity?

Could You Have a Dental Cavity?Are you having a hard time enjoying your coffee breaks, or after-work drinks with friends, because of dental sensitivity? In fact, over the last few weeks or even months, have you been struggling with heightened sensitivity, even discomfort when eating or drinking? Did you know that these are actually common symptoms of dental cavities? In fact, even discoloration can sometimes be indication of the kind of enamel erosion that is characteristic of cavities. Fortunately, that is where restorative dentistry comes in, helping to improve both the comfort and the look of a smile, even after dental decay. So if you do suspect you could have a cavity, why not talk to your dentist about how restorative treatment could help you enjoy your life, and your smile, once again? (more…)

Is What You Really Want this Holiday a Better-looking Smile?

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Your SmileNow that the holidays are quickly approaching do you find yourself dreaming about what should go on your wish list, this Christmas season? Is the one item at the top of the list the same every year, a more beautiful and dazzling smile? If so, it is time you stopped wishing for smile enhancements and instead spoke with your cosmetic dentist about the many treatments that can help give you the kind of gorgeous smile of which you have long dreamed. That way you can stop asking Santa for help, and start enjoying the benefits of a better-looking smile.