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What are Preventative Dental Resins?

Cavities that occur due to a lack of oral hygiene, or other causes are among the most common diseases that impact our oral health. Cavities, or tooth decay, can lead to infections called tooth abscesses that destroy the pulp inside the tooth, leading to extensive and expensive treatment. Good dentists work towards preventing the onset…

Benefits of Wearing a Mouth Guard

Mouthguards have significant use in sports; they protect one’s teeth and jaws from traumatic injuries and help prevent long-term conditions. Typically, most mouthguards are made of inexpensive plastic or impression materials that mold to the form of one’s teeth, such as boil-in-bites. However, mouth guards have more uses beyond sports. For people who suffer from…

Foods That Are Beneficial to Your Oral Health

Eating healthy foods can be great for weight loss and maintaining your overall health. The saying, “You are what you eat” really does have some truth to it; every food you take in has to be processed and digested into your system, so your body can absorb the nutrients needed to function. Those nutrients, such…

Foods That Are Beneficial to Your Oral Health

Nutritionists and primary care doctors will always tell you that eating nutritious foods will help maintain proper body health. Now we’re here to tell you that eating healthy foods can also help your teeth and gums too! While maintaining optimal oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist can help keep your teeth healthy, making…

Traditional vs. No-Prep Veneers

If you have been experiencing cracks, chips, discoloration, or misalignment issues with your teeth, then veneers might be the simple solution you need. Veneers are thin shells placed onto the surface of one or more teeth to cover visual imperfections. By bonding to the teeth, veneers help create a symmetrical, white smile and are usually…

Why Start Your New Year With Invisalign

New Year’s resolutions all revolve around self-care, health, and aspirations in life. It’s a time to be positive about the future and allows you to focus on making changes in your life that matter. Most people typically think of traveling, dieting, exercise, and mental health as goals for the future, and many times people have…

How Smiling Affects Health

It’s generally considered rude to tell someone to smile more these days, but there are some incredible benefits to wearing a happy smile that cannot be denied. While most people believe that a smile is a sign of a happy or upbeat mood, this isn’t the entire truth of the situation. Research has revealed that…

Do You Need a Smile Makeover?

While few people have a truly perfect smile, sometimes we discover that our smiles have a few more imperfections than we’re strictly comfortable with. If this is the case a simple restoration or two may not be sufficient, instead you may be looking for a complete smile makeover.  Using a number of restorative, reconstructive, and…

What Is A Composite Filling?

Fillings are a common part of the dental experience, with patients who need them getting to decide between the classic amalgam filling and a composite one. One of the first questions many patients ask is what the difference is between the two, and which will be the best choice for their oral health. Fillings have…

Botox and Dermal Fillers

Recent decades have led to extraordinary advancements in cosmetic treatments as technology makes it possible to achieve things that have never been possible before. With this advancing technology comes a rapid growth of ever-changing terminology that can be difficult for experts, let alone layman, to keep up with. Among these advancements are a series of…

Treatment Options for a Gummy Smile

A dazzling smile is composed of several different elements. While, white teeth that are perfectly aligned make up the most commonly recognized components of a beautiful smile, they are not the sole contributing factor. Just as important as having white, straight teeth is also having teeth that are shaped and size proportionately to your face…

Gingival recession

Gingival recession, or gum recession, is a common dental condition that can occur at any time. This process is characterized by the gums pulling back from their normal location, exposing the tooth’s root. When the root becomes exposed, tooth sensitivity to temperature increases causing discomfort or pain to occur when the tooth is subjected to…

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