How do I get started with Invisalign?

Invisalign is a teeth straightening method that has many advantages over metal braces. A consultation with your dentist is the first step to determine what is needed to enhance your smile and improve your oral health by correcting a malocclusion. Getting Started with Invisalign  Your dentist may utilize photographs, dental x-rays, impressions, and/or digital imaging…
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Beware of These 4 Dental Fads

Social media and the internet allows people to access information about everything. Hopefully these four dental fads will be researched carefully. Although they may promise whiter teeth, fresh breath, or a cure for a dental problem, a visit with your dentist is much safer and will produce better, long term results. Fads – Wisdom or…
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Congenitally Missing Tooth: Are dental implants an option?

Some people are born without certain adult teeth. This congenital abnormality, while rare, can impact your oral function and your self-esteem. Fortunately, dental implants make for great replacement teeth. Dental implants and the restorations that are ultimately anchored to them are the closest prosthetics available to the appearance and function of biological teeth. Our implant…
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Healthy Ways to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Sweets might taste delicious but they can wreak havoc on your oral health and your wellbeing. When it comes to our oral health, sugar feeds harmful bacteria that contribute to dental caries and periodontal disease. As for our wellbeing, consuming too much sugar can negatively affect everything from our waistlines to our blood glucose levels.…
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Since having my braces removed, my teeth have shifted? Can Invisalign help?

Imagine that you wore braces for years, only to notice that your teeth have moved out of position after your orthodontic treatment has ended. This scenario is common, especially when people do not wear their retainers properly or when wisdom teeth begin to emerge in adulthood. Fortunately, Invisalign might be a great treatment option to…
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How Careful Must I Be With My New Veneers?

Your porcelain veneers are an investment in your wellbeing and appearance. After receiving such a life-changing enhancement to your smile, it’s only natural to want to protect them from damage so that you can get the most out of your veneers. Porcelain veneers are quite durable but there are some things to consider. It is…
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Travel Tips for Your Teeth

Harmful bacteria thrive when we neglect our oral health. Bacteria don’t go dormant when we travel for work or vacation. This is why it’s important to maintain a vigilant oral hygiene routine and healthy habits when we are away from home. The way you care for your teeth can save you time and money spent…
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Improve Your Smile and Confidence with These Cosmetic Procedures

Did you know that your cosmetic dentist could help you regain your confidence? Beyond improving our appearances, many smile-enhancing treatments can extend the lifespan of our teeth – helping us retain as much biologic tooth structure as possible despite developing previous permanent damage. Following are some of our most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments. Teeth Whitening…
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FAQs About Dentures

When considering how to restore their smile after tooth loss, many patients may have questions about treatment options like dentures. We want to make sure that you have all of the facts you need to make an informed decision. There are some common questions that come up from prospective denture patients, and it can be…
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Don’t Use Your Teeth As Tools

The enamel found in your teeth is the strongest substance in your body, and your teeth are instrumental in your ability to process an array of foods with a wide variety of textures. Even thought they are strong, teeth can still be damaged if you use them in ways that they weren’t designed for. It…
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