Inlay, Onlay or Crown?

Inlays and onlays are considered crowns; however, they are modified to fit certain applications when an entire crown is not needed. If you are faced with a break or decay in a tooth already weakened by previous treatment, your dentist may recommend one of these restorations to repair your tooth without having to place a…

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How do dentists treat TMJ disorder?

TMJ disorder is a common oral health ailment that causes tooth wear, a reduction in oral function, and orofacial pain. Since TMJ disorder can have varied causes, the treatment protocol can differ among patients based on their unique circumstances. Our dentist treats TMJ disorder with restorations, oral appliances, and therapeutic stress reduction techniques. TMJ disorder…

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Zoom Whitening: Is it really possible to have a brighter smile?

There is no shortage of teeth whitening products available in grocery stores and pharmacies. More than likely, you have probably tried whitening toothpaste, white strips, or whitening rinses and have been disappointed by lackluster or non-existent results. The disappointing promises made advertisements on over the counter products leaves many people skeptical of teeth whitening in…

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Bonding vs. Lumineers

Our cosmetic dentist can transform anyone’s appearance with an array of minimally invasive treatments that conceal dental imperfections and produce a vibrant, uniform smile. Two common methods for addressing smile imperfections of a varying nature are cosmetic bonding and Lumineers. While these treatments can achieve similar objectives, they have distinct differences. Following is a helpful…

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