Keep Smiling This Holiday Season with Great Preventive Care

Preventive Care for Healthy SmilesBetween trips to grandma’s and an unreasonable amount of time at the mall, the holiday season is one that can frequently derail even the most ardent of hygiene routines. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and it certainly shouldn’t, if you care about your oral health. So don’t let busy schedules filled with merriment bring the end of your good oral health. Instead make a little extra effort to take great care of your teeth this Christmas season, so you can start the New Year happy, and with a healthy smile! (more…)

Enjoy a Healthier, Prettier Smile Through A Tooth Filling

Cavity Treatment with Tooth-colored FillingsThe holidays are filled with a lot of wonder, as well as a great many sweet treats. But if all those decadent desserts have wreaked havoc on your smile, you may find yourself frowning, thanks to a cavity. While it’s nothing to be embarrassed by, in fact most people will experience a cavity at least once in their lives; it is something that needs to be promptly treated. Otherwise you are at risk of developing a painful tooth infection. So if you notice symptoms of a cavity, such as sensitivity or pain, dark lines in the crevice of a tooth, or white patches that can mean the layer beneath the enamel has become exposed, it’s time to consult your restorative dentist. A simple filling can likely help restore your smile’s health, especially if you call at the first sign of a cavity! (more…)

Get What You Really Want with Porcelain Veneers

Christmas Wish List Porcelain VeneersIf all you really want for Christmas, this year, is a better-looking smile, then porcelain veneers could be the only item you need to add to your wish list. Veneers provide a way to correct a number of cosmetic concerns, quickly, giving patients the kind of confidence that comes only from having a truly brilliant smile. So, if you want to sparkle this holiday season and into the new year, stop waiting to see what Santa brings you, and call your cosmetic dentist instead. (more…)

What You Need to Know About Smile Health and Periodontal Care

Periodontal Care TipsMost people think of beautiful teeth when they think of healthy smiles. But did you know that your gums are just as important to the look and health of your smile? Maintaining healthy gum tissue throughout life requires regular preventive care, a healthy diet, and prompt treatment if issues do arise. Unfortunately, a majority of people in America will develop gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease, during adulthood. If you want to prevent or reverse gum problems, it’s important to understand the importance of periodontal care and how you can use it to maintain a great smile! (more…)

Straighten Up Your Smile with Invisalign Orthodontics

Straighten Teeth with Invisalign OrthodonticsDo you feel like you missed your chance for a beautiful smile because you didn’t have braces as a teen? Feel like you’re now stuck with the smile you have, even if it’s causing you to feel insecure? Well it’s time to think again! Thanks to modern technology you no longer have to choose between a misaligned smile or a metal-free one. Invisalign Orthodontics provide a way to fix alignment issues without the discomfort and embarrassment that often accompany traditional braces. So if you’re tired of the noticeable flaws in your smile, ask your cosmetic dentist about what Invisalign could do for you. (more…)

Be a Bridal Beauty with Professional Teeth Whitening

Bridal Beauty Cosmetic DentistryYou have probably already put a lot of time and effort into making sure every detail of your wedding has been planned out, from the flowers to your veil, and of course securing something old, new, borrowed and blue. But what about your smile? If you’re feeling embarrassed about walking down the aisle with a smile that’s not as bright or beautiful as that lovely wedding gown you’ve selected, professional teeth whitening can certainly help. Professional whitening can help not only reduce staining, but also restore your smile’s brilliance. So, before you say, “I do” to your betrothed, it’s time to say “yes,” to cosmetic treatment! (more…)

Five Things Your Kids Need to Know About Preventive Dental Care

Caring for Kids TeethThere are a lot of things that you may be excited about teaching your kids as they grow up, like learning how to throw a baseball for the first time or how to read. Then there are the things you know you should teach your kids, but aren’t exactly stoked about trying to relay. Sadly, dental care often falls into the latter category. You know it’s important, you just may not know how to best go about it. Thankfully, if you find yourself there, struggling with how to teach your kids about proper oral hygiene, your preventive dentist can help! (more…)