Do the words “root canal” send a shudder up your spine? This common treatment has a bad reputation, but it can save a tooth and end your symptoms fast. Are you having dental problems? Here are four signs you need a root canal.
It’s tempting to ignore bleeding when you brush or floss, but that could cause more harm than good. A little blood may not seem like an issue, but it’s a common sign of a potentially serious problem — gum disease.
Maybe you have a crooked tooth, a chipped molar, or a gap that’s great for whistling and slurping soup but isn’t doing your image any good. A smile analysis can identify flaws and the oral health issues they cause. Here’s how.
Cavities are a common cause of toothaches. When pain flares up, you might be tempted to treat the cavity yourself. In this blog, we discuss whether you should and provide tips for easing toothache pain at home.
New year, new resolutions: How about kicking off the change of the calendar with a healthier, happier smile? Your teeth are like gateways to your overall health, so they should be a top priority even with a busy lifestyle.
When it comes to missing teeth, you have many reasons to consider replacing them and also several good options for doing so. Dental implants are the gold standard in tooth replacement, and we explain why here.
When you’re ready to enhance your smile and disguise flaws like chips, cracks, and discoloration, dental bonding and veneers are two options to choose from. Keep reading to find out which is the right fit for you.
You may be able to handle the pain of an infected tooth, but if you don’t get treatment, the consequences can be much worse than a toothache. Here’s what can happen if you brush off your infected tooth.
Regular brushing and flossing can’t take the place of professional cleaning. Along with freshening up your smile, a professional cleaning includes a thorough oral exam to identify dental problems early, before they cause permanent damage.
A smile can go a long way when connecting with others. But excessive gums, also known as a gummy smile, can affect how others perceive you. Continue reading to learn more about this issue and how to fix it.
Dentures are a time-tested solution for tooth loss, restoring your smile, maintaining your bite mechanics, and improving your confidence. Today, you can choose between fixed and removable dentures. Here’s how to decide.
You don’t have to be a celebrity to get a dazzling smile that's fit for the big screen; you just have to choose the right treatment that produces the best results. Here’s why a professional treatment outshines the OTC versions.
Gone are the days when cumbersome dental X-ray involved lots of time, effort, and film processing. With digital X-rays, your dentist can take, store, and share images that reveal lots of information right away. Learn more here.
Teeth cleaning is the best way to ensure that you’re doing all you can to protect your oral health and the longevity of your teeth. Find out how this dental procedure does more for your mouth than you can achieve with brushing and flossing alone.
When it comes to tooth-alignment technologies, Invisalign® may be the only choice that’s also a household name. Why has this one method of straightening your teeth and improving your smile become so popular? Many different reasons. Here are a few.
When it comes to dealing with chipped or cracked teeth, dental veneers are a common way of making your smile prettier. But, there are some misconceptions about what veneers do to your teeth. Read on to separate fact from fiction.
Brushing your teeth is a vital part of not just just your dental health but your overall health. In order to protect your teeth, you need to use proper dental care. Read on to find out whether you're brushing and flossing properly.
It’s difficult to overstate the importance of feeling good about your smile. It affects your overall confidence and impacts how you interact with the world. If your teeth are yellowing, it could be impacting you in ways you don’t realize.
Everyone knows a beautiful smile is an attractive feature and confidence booster, and now a straighter smile is achievable without wires. Invisalign® is a virtually invisible aligner system that straightens teeth efficiently.
Dental bonding is an effective and fast way to even out irregularities, repair damage, fill gaps, and whiten teeth. It may be the best choice for some people over more extensive — and expensive — dental procedures.
Keeping yourself and your family healthy and safe through the COVID-19 pandemic means restricting exposure to the virus that causes it. It’s hard to decide if preventive care, such as dentist checkups, are risky or safe.
It’s easy to put off a trip to the dentist when you don’t have an obvious dental problem. But did you know you could be putting your oral health at risk? Cleanings are important appointments that protect your oral health.
You may have heard of the “horrors” of a root canal, but do you know the warning signs for getting one done? Early detection, diagnosis, and treatment can save you a lot of pain and anguish and keep your mouth healthy.
Congratulations on whitening your teeth and brightening your smile! Now, it’s time to make sure those results last. Here’s how to maintain a flashy smile for months after your teeth whitening treatment.
Want to replace your missing teeth with the next best thing natural? Dental implants are the answer. But what’s all this talk about bone grafting? Sounds intense, but it isn’t. Learn the facts about bone grafting for dental implants.
If you have a cosmetic issue, like a misshapen tooth or a gap in your smile or a small dental concern, dental bonding might be just what you need. This treatment can help you reach your smile goals faster and more affordably than you'd expect.
Have you stopped smiling so you can hide chipped, discolored, or uneven teeth? Do you feel self-conscious laughing and talking around people? Learn how dental veneers can improve your smile and restore your confidence.
The word “implant” may sound scary, but when it comes to replacing missing teeth, there couldn’t be a better solution. Keep reading to learn more about this minimally invasive procedure and how it can improve your oral health.
Does the color of your teeth have you ready to cover up your smile this holiday season? Not all whitening systems are equal. Read on to learn why the Zoom!® system is the best choice for restoring your smile in time for the holidays.
Everyone wants a movie star smile. A lot less are eager to endure a mouthful of metal to get it. In many cases, you don’t have to, thanks to Invisalign®. Read on to learn 8 awesome facts about the Invisalign path to a perfect smile.
Your smile is what most people notice first about you, and when it looks great, you feel more attractive and more confident. If you’re having full-mouth reconstruction to repair your smile, here’s what to expect.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to remember that the best way to keep little smiles healthy is by simply brushing their children’s teeth.