Custom-Made Smile Makeovers for Every Need

Smiling is a common and natural human expression. Unfortunately, so is self-consciousness, and if you’re unhappy with one of your most dominant facial features, then hiding your smile might quickly become second nature. Fortunately, Dr. Wright and Dr. Heron can customize a smile makeover plan to bring out your smile’s inner beauty. It might sound… Read more »

3 Ways to Prevent Cavities

Did you know that cavities are among the most common chronic diseases, affecting over 90% of adults in at least one of their permanent teeth? Whether you haven’t had one yet, or you have, but don’t wish to relive the experience, the good news is that cavities are not difficult to ward off. With the… Read more »

Can Dentists Treat Jaw Problems, Too?

If your tooth hurts, or if your gums bleed, then you might automatically know to schedule a visit with your dentist as soon as possible. However, what if you have jaw problems, such as difficulty biting and chewing, or your have severe, recurring headaches combined with sore, fatigued facial muscles? Along with popping and clicking… Read more »

Do Dental Crowns Really Save Teeth?

They’re not exactly the most common dental treatment, but so many people have received dental crowns that those who don’t have one are still likely to know what the restoration is. What isn’t as well known is exactly why they’re necessary, or exactly how dental crowns can save afflicted teeth from complete destruction, or the… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Change Your Dentures

If you’ve worn conventional dentures for awhile, and have heard of dental implants, you may wonder exactly how the modern marvels could improve what are already advanced replacement teeth. Or, you might be curious whether or not the claims are true that dental implants can make your dentures feel more like natural teeth than ever… Read more »

What is Bruxism?

A sudden, accidental impact isn’t the only way to damage your teeth. Bruxism, the clinical name for consistently grinding your teeth, can gradually wear your teeth down, and eventually lead to damage such as cracks, fractures, and breaks if not treated. Although most people clench and grind their teeth on occasion, you might consider seeking… Read more »

Why is Gum Disease a Cause of Tooth Loss?

How do you know if you have gum disease? One of the most common symptoms is bleeding gums, though you might know beforehand if Dr. Wright and Dr. Heron detect the problem during your dental checkup and cleaning. If you wait long enough to treat them, however, your bleeding gums can be joined by loose… Read more »

What Could Persistent Bad Breath Tell You?

Does your morning breath seem to hang around longer than it should? Besides the fact that it’s embarrassing, persistent bad breath could be more of a nuisance than you might realize. As one of the most common dental symptoms, bad breath could indicate a number of different issues, from poor hygiene to an underlying health… Read more »

The Differences Between Teeth and Bones

They may look similar, and share a lot of the same properties, but contrary to popular belief, your teeth are not made of the same substance as your bones. Though they’re still considered a part of your skeletal system, teeth possess properties far different from the 206 bones in your body, from how they’re built… Read more »

Soy Milk vs. Cow’s Milk: Which is Better for Your Teeth?

In China, Japan, and other parts of Asia, soy milk has long been a staple beverage. In the modern world, soy serves as the alternative-of-choice for many foods that some people may refrain from out of dietary, religious, and/or moral obligations. For instance, as a beverage, soy milk can replace cow’s milk for people who… Read more »