Category: General Dentistry

All About Prosthodontics

Have you recently been told you need prosthodontics to improve your smile? If you’re pretty familiar with what’s wrong with your grin but this term is completely new to you, allow us to introduce you to the basics, so you know what to expect. Fortunately, prosthodontic care simply means that we will be helping you… Read more »

Quiz: Can I Prevent Gum Disease?

Gum disease affects millions of people in the United States and without treatment patients may develop adult tooth loss. People often ask, “Can I prevent gum disease?” In fact, you may have a significant chance of avoiding periodontal disease if you practice good and thorough oral hygiene.

Beautify Your Smile With Gum Contouring: Q&A

Do you like the way your smile looks for the most part but you wish less of your gum tissue showed while you smiled? Perhaps your teeth look to be the same length but by taking a look at your entire smile, they just don’t seem balanced. Or, maybe your teeth look quite short, so… Read more »

Contour Your Way to A Beautiful Smile: Q&A

Do you ever wish you could somehow soften your super-pointed teeth that look something like vampire fangs? Have you grown tired of the asymmetrical appearance of your smile but assume you will just need to accept that your teeth are different lengths? One of the best things about cosmetic dentistry is that our treatments address… Read more »

Your Questions About Root Canal Treatment

It’s fair to say that patients are typically never excited to find out they have an infected tooth. In addition to dealing with the discomfort that accompanies an infection, you will find that the suggestion to clear infection usually includes a root canal. While you may not feel positive about the diagnosis initially, we hope… Read more »

Shape and Camouflage Teeth With Dental Bonding

Take a look at your smile in the mirror and ask yourself what has been bothering you about its appearance. If your main concern includes areas that seem like they require additional tooth tissue – such as a tooth with a minor chip – we may suggest dental bonding to shape and camouflage your esthetic… Read more »

Root Canal: FAQs

Have we determined that your tooth is suffering from a deep crack or a severe cavity? Or, perhaps your tooth is infected and you have visited us for relief. If your dental pulp – the tissue that lines the lowermost canals of your teeth, called roots –becomes open to invasion by bacteria, we will suggest… Read more »

White Fillings: Questions and Answers

Have you been diagnosed with a cavity? If so, you may feel the desire to avoid treatment because you assume it will feel uncomfortable or will leave your smile looking somewhat unattractive. Fortunately, we offer comfortable, beautiful composite fillings, so you can feel confident about the outcome of your dental filling. Still have questions about… Read more »

What is a Dental Emergency?

Have you ever broken a tooth or experienced sudden discomfort. If so, then you may require dental emergency treatment. What is a dental emergency? This involves any damage or pain involving your teeth or gums. If the problem could potentially be life threatening, then please contact 911 or have someone take you to the emergency… Read more »

FAQs: Reshaping Your Smile with Tooth Contouring

Are your teeth a bit rough around the edges? Do you find yourself feeling unhappy with the appearance of your overall smile line as a result of a too-long tooth or general lack of symmetry? Whatever the cause, if you require assistance with the contour – or outline – of your teeth, you may wish… Read more »