Month: October 2014

Why is Protecting Your Jaw’s Health Important?

Tooth loss can be a traumatic experience, for you and your mouth. Even one lost tooth can damage your oral health; your bite may be affected or you could lose more teeth. These problems can occur after tooth loss, because your jawbone will begin to deteriorate and cause other oral health problems. If you have lost… Read more »

How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth on Halloween

Halloween is only a couple of days away, and you may be worried about how to protect your children from all that candy and sugar, without banning them from trick-or-treating. We can help you protect your child’s oral health during and after Halloween to allow your kids to have a fun holiday, without causing too much… Read more »

Picking Your Cosmetic Treatment

If you are having some dental cosmetic issues caused by small imperfections, like chips in your teeth, misshapen teeth, or stains, you may be interested in some of the leading treatments for these problems. Porcelain veneers and dental bonding are two popular cosmetic treatments that can restore your teeth’s natural aesthetic appeal. Each has their… Read more »

Uses of Gum Contouring

If you are not satisfied with the way your teeth look, because of chips, crooked teeth, or misshapen gums, you should schedule and appointment with your cosmetic dentist. We strive to give you the smile you want with advanced technology and procedures. One such procedure we offer is gum contouring, which will enhance your smile or help… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Dental Bonding

If you have minor problems with your teeth, such as chips or discoloration, you may want to find a way to improve your smile that is relatively inexpensive. You may have children that have chipped or broken their teeth in an accident, and you’re looking for a quick fix that doesn’t require too much time. Dental… Read more »

Reasons for Early Tooth Loss in Children

It is normal for children to start losing their baby teeth at about 6 years old, but ages may vary. Children may experience early tooth loss, at about age 4 or later, and it may be completely normal for them, depending on how they develop. The bottom front teeth are generally the first teeth to… Read more »

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth

It may not seem too dire if your child has dental issues like cavities; after all, they’re going to lose those baby teeth, anyway. However, dentists believe that protecting your child’s teeth is very important. Tooth decay in baby teeth can affect the adult teeth growing beneath the surface of the gums, as well as cause your child… Read more »

The Secret to Prevent Cavities

Although more common in children, cavities can affect anyone, and will cause serious damage to your oral health if left untreated. The good news is that dentists have numerous ways to treat tooth decay using advanced technology; however, preventing tooth decay as much as possible is always the best option. By maintaining your teeth’s health, you… Read more »

How to Place a Dental Crown

Dental crowns are common dental appliances that help protect teeth from harm after they’ve been damaged or decayed. When decay has reached the dentin, the second layer of the tooth, your dentist will generally fill the tooth and cap it with a crown for protection. Crowns can also restore teeth that have been cracked or broken,… Read more »

The Sleep Apnea Quiz

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that can be life-threatening if left untreated. Your breathing will repeatedly stop and start during the night, inhibiting your airflow while you’re asleep. Because of the potential danger of this disorder, it is important to pay attention to the signs, and seek treatment from a specialist if needed. If you… Read more »