What To Know About Dental X-Rays

Benefits of Dental X-Rays Dental X-rays help us detect cavities, infections, gum disease, cysts, tumors and developmental abnormalities much sooner than waiting for these problems to get large or advanced enough to become evident to the naked eye; or painful enough to become uncomfortable and noticeable to the patient. Dentistry has led the healing professions […]

What are Dental Veneers and How Can You Benefit from Them?

A Dental Veneer is a thin covering that is placed over the front (visible) part of the teeth to help with the following range of issues: To lighten front teeth which can’t be lightened any further with bleaching; To correct some cases of chipped or worn teeth; To fill in uneven spaces or gaps between […]

Benefits of Adult Orthodontics

It is common to see kids and teens with braces and orthodontics in our country.  There happens to be a lot of good reasons for adults to consider orthodontics for themselves as well.  Aside from the obvious benefit of a beautiful smile with straight teeth, adults should consider orthodontics for themselves for the following reasons: […]

Tooth Erosion – Causes, Signs, Care, & Prevention

Tooth erosion is the wearing away or loss of tooth enamel due to excess acid in the mouth. Over time, this erosion of tooth structure can lead to tooth sensitivity, discoloration and possible cracked teeth. CAUSES OF TOOTH EROSION The main cause of tooth erosion is acid, which typically comes from drinking excessive amounts of […]

Pregnancy and Oral Health

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, dental care is considered safe during pregnancy. The Dentist may consult and work with your Obstetrician when planning extensive treatment, but cleanings, exams, fillings and routine dental treatment can usually be carried out without incident or need for consultation. Local anesthetics can be used safely during […]