Dental veneers are wafer-thin, custom-made tooth-colored shells intended to cover the front surface of teeth to enhance their appearance. These shells are attached to the front of individual teeth, altering their color, form, or size. Dental veneer types: Generally, dental veneers are made of porcelain or composite resin. Porcelain veneers are more resistant to stains […]
Dental issues rank among some of the most prevalent health problems in the world. Even though many dental problems are preventable by taking proper care of your teeth, oral health issues are overwhelmingly common. Globally, approximately 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases and dental problems. As you might expect, the situation is worse in […]
Dental problems are surprisingly common, whether it’s a persistent toothache, cavity, or even the loss of a permanent tooth. Whatever your oral health concern may be, there’s a dentist out there who’s ready to fix it! One of the more common procedures that people visit their dentist for is a dental bridge. If you are […]
How many people suffer complete tooth loss? With more knowledge about dental hygiene and easier access to dental care, the rate of tooth loss is declining. However, 1 in 10 Americans aged 50-64 has lost all their teeth. It can be frightening to think about total tooth loss and how that would affect your future […]
Teeth filing is a professional dental procedure, technically known as enameloplasty. It involves the careful removal of a small amount of enamel from the surface of teeth. Also known as teeth shaving or recontouring, the process requires the skill and experience of a dentist, using a sanding tool, laser, or other equipment to reshape the […]
Are you looking for a way to get straighter teeth without braces? If you have an overbite, overcrowded teeth, or your front teeth are a little crooked, you may want to achieve a beautiful smile but without the metal brackets and wires associated with traditional braces. Thankfully there are many orthodontic treatment options that will get your teeth into their correct position.
Have you ever wondered whether or not you need a mouthguard? If so, this article is just what you need before scheduling your next dentist appointment. If you’re not sure what questions to ask, don’t worry. You’re certainly not alone, especially if you’re unfamiliar with mouthguards or night-guards. Though you may be unaware of their […]
What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral found in the teeth and bones. It also naturally occurs in water, plants, soil, rocks, and even the air. Fluoride is commonly used to strengthen the outer layer of the teeth, known as the enamel. Fluoride has been used for decades as an effective oral health treatment. It […]
How often should you floss? What’s the best technique? We break down everything you need to know about flossing a healthy smile.
While getting a root canal is usually on everyone’s not-to-do list, sometimes it’s inevitable to preserve your oral health. If you think you’re going to need a root canal, you probably have lots of questions. Not the least of which is how much does a root canal cost? Well, there are a number of factors […]