Can Dental Crowns Last a Lifetime?

Anytime you are faced with decision-making, there are likely are specific questions that frame your decision making process. What is required? What will this investment cost? How long will it last? Making decisions regarding your dental health is really no different, and you will probably be asking yourself many of these same questions. When getting […]

Why Teeth Whitening Is Best Left to Professionals

Have your pearly whites lost their luster? Tea, coffee, wine, food, and tobacco products are just a few things that can cause staining or yellowing of your teeth. Avoiding these substances can help further discoloration, but who wants to give up their favorite food and drinks? Thankfully there are many solutions to returning your teeth […]

Why Do Some People Get More Cavities Than Others?

Cavities are caused by a specific type of bacteria known as Streptococcus Mutans. This bacteria feeds off sugars, and when it does this, it also produces an acidic byproduct. The acidic byproduct can damage your teeth and lead to cavities. You’ve probably heard your dentist say that good home care and eating a healthy diet […]

Give Yourself the Gift of a Confident Smile!

December is here! Did you know that we have officially entered the greatest giving season of the year? Most of this season you will probably spend time and money buying gifts for others. It’s no wonder that gift cards, books, designer clothes, and toys make fabulous gifts, but have you ever considered that every day […]

Struggling With Dry Mouth? 5 Tips to Stop Dry Mouth!

Ever feel like you have cotton balls in your mouth? If so, you were likely experiencing what we call “dry mouth.” For anyone who has experienced dry mouth, you know that dry mouth isn’t a comfortable feeling. Dry mouth can lead to your tissue and teeth feeling sticky. This can make talking feel more challenging […]

What Are White Dental Fillings? Are They Better Than Silver?

Prior to the 1960s, silver fillings were pretty much your only choice of filling. Fortunately, today we have filling options and one of those options is to get a composite, which is more commonly referred to as a white filling. There are more differences between white and silver fillings than their color. The materials that […]

6 Tips to Keep Your Dentures Clean and Long-Lasting

Your dentures are in, and you love your new smile and confidence boost! We all know that nothing lasts forever, so how can you be sure to make your dentures long-lasting? The key to long-lasting dentures is in how you care for them. Taking the time and effort to care for dentures is not a […]

Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are nothing new in dentistry as they have been around for a while. Keep reading to see if getting a crown is a good option for you. If you find yourself in need of a dental crown, knowing the pros and cons can help you make the best decision for yourself. What Is […]

The Different Types of Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry

If you could change one thing about your smile, what would that one thing be? Perhaps, it is a crooked or misshaped tooth, or maybe it’s a chip in your tooth or the color of your teeth. Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, these less-than-ideal teeth can be treated so that you can reclaim your confidence when […]

Can You Fix A Gummy Smile?

Many things can lead to self-consciousness. For some people, a gummy smile is their biggest insecurity. A gummy smile is one in which there is an excessive amount of gum tissue that shows above the upper teeth when smiling. Research has found that women are more likely than men to have a gummy smile. If […]