Tooth Bonding Versus Veneers

Have you ever been confused about the difference between tooth bonding and veneer bonding? Fortunately, understanding the difference between the two procedures is simple. Veneers are generally made of porcelain and require that a molding be sent to a laboratory for manufacturing while tooth bonding is made of a composite resin that can be molded… Read more »

The Placement Process of Dental Fillings

Getting a cavity is not something anyone really wants. Still, one can form in our teeth if we are not careful. In this case, a filling may be used to restore the tooth. If you are unfamiliar with fillings or are just curious, we can explain the placement process for you. You can relax knowing… Read more »

A Dentist Can Safely Whiten Your Teeth by Administering a Dental Bleaching Treatment

Tooth enamel that has been altered by significant dental stains can leave you feeling self-conscious when you smile. If the discoloration has deeply saturated your teeth the retail whitening products sold in stores will likely prove ineffective. Over using these items can potentially damage your tooth enamel or significantly irritate your gums. If you have… Read more »

Zero Tolerance for Xerostomia

What is Xerostomia? That is the fancy, medical term for chronic dry mouth disease–when the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to consistently lubricate the mouth. There are many jobs, besides just making it easier to eat, that saliva does that you probably do not realize. Let’s take a look: Eating and Digestion Your… Read more »

A Chipped Dental Veneer Needs Professional Care

A special type of dental grade porcelain or composite resin is often used in the creation of dental veneers.  These materials are very good at mimicking the appearance of naturally white tooth enamel. Once a dentist like Dr. installs them onto the faces of your teeth the dental veneer will effectively improve the appearance of… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Dental Emergency on Vacation

Do you want to prepare for dental emergencies on your vacation? If so, our dentists are more than happy to help you. This is because they want you to enjoy yourself while you’re on vacation instead of worrying about how to deal with dental emergencies. So, to help you prepare for dental emergencies, our dentists… Read more »

All You Need to Know About the Differences Between Professional In-Office and Professional At-Home Whitening

Are you trying to decide between professional in-office whitening treatments and professional at-home whitening treatments? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you! Today, is happy to tell you all about both treatments so you can make the best decision for your smile. Both treatments can help you have the… Read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Dental Erosion Prevention

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with dental erosion? Dental erosion can arise at any time and is often caused by numerous products and substances that contribute to tooth enamel wear. Typically, harmful acids converted by plaque and bacteria in your mouth are responsible for dental erosion. To help treat dental erosion, it… Read more »

Are Veneers What I’ve Been Looking For?

What are veneers? A veneer is a thin shell of tooth-colored material that is cemented on the front of a tooth to improve its appearance. Veneers can also provide strength to the treated tooth. Veneers are custom made, so they look very natural. Can my smile benefit from veneers? Dr. may recommend veneers in ,… Read more »

Whitening Your Teeth: This Looks Like a Job for…Your Dentist

Everyone wants whiter teeth. A bright, white smile indicates a clean and healthy mouth, and is just more appealing for others to look at. And of course, it can really help your self-esteem. But, what’s the best way to put that gleam in your grin? Take a quick walk down the aisles of your local… Read more »