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How Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence and Improve Your Oral Health Nov 1st, 2019

When you look in the mirror each day and see missing teeth and a smile that you’re not very happy about, it takes a toll on your self-esteem. Dental implants are the next best thing to your natural teeth in aesthetic value and function, and they can also have an...

If You Have Missing Teeth, Consider Dental Implants Oct 1st, 2019

For a long time, people who lost teeth as a result of gum disease or trauma had only two replacement options: bridges and dentures. But today, dental implants are a very popular alternative because they’re permanent — once they’re in place, they look, feel, and act like real teeth. Here...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Sep 1st, 2019

Whether you’re talking, eating, or smiling for a photo, having a set of teeth that functions well is important to your well-being. If you’ve lost some or all of your natural teeth to trauma or decay, dentures can give you a new lease on life. Today’s modern dentures fully restore...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays Aug 1st, 2019

Invisalign® is an attractive option for straightening your teeth. You ditch the traditional metal braces for a set of clear, plastic retainers. These retainers stay in your mouth for about 20-22 hours each day, and every two weeks or so, you trade in your old trays for new one. Little...

5 Reasons to Consider Lumineers® to Brighten Your Smile Jul 1st, 2019

Veneers are great permanent covers for teeth that may be broken, weakened, or discolored. They also provide excellent cosmetic and strengthening benefits for your teeth. But the problem with traditional veneers is that they’re often clunky and require your teeth to be filed or ground down to make the veneers...

Why You Should Consider Implant-Supported Dentures Over Regular Dentures Jun 1st, 2019

If you’re finding it hard to chew because of missing teeth, you might be considering getting a denture. But did you know that regular dentures aren’t your only option? Implant-supported dentures offer a different solution to your problem, and it’s important to weigh your choices carefully before you settle on...

Addressing Gingivitis Early Can Prevent Developing Periodontitis May 6th, 2019

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, has different stages. Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease, and the good news is that it’s reversible with proper care. But if not taken care of at this stage, it can lead to a much more severe condition called periodontitis. Periodontitis causes damage...

Am I a Candidate for Full Mouth Reconstruction? Apr 8th, 2019

Having multiple problems affecting your teeth can feel overwhelming and can negatively impact your self-esteem and quality of life. Enter full mouth reconstruction, a customized set of procedures designed to replace and rebuild your teeth so that you can enjoy improved function, health, appearance, and confidence. If you’re concerned about...

The Main Reasons People Choose All-On-4® Dental Implants Mar 11th, 2019

When you’re missing a full lower, upper, or both jaws of teeth, the fastest and easiest replacement system is traditional dentures. But if you’ve tried dentures, you may be frustrated with how cumbersome they are and how frequently they slip, despite adhesives. You may also be sick of having to...

How Long Does an Invisalign Treatment Typically Last? Feb 1st, 2019

If you’d love to have a straighter smile you can feel confident about, Invisalign® may be just what the doctor ordered. Ideal for people who prefer to avoid metal braces, Invisalign teeth straightening devices are completely clear and barely noticeable trays that slip over your teeth. As an added benefit,...

What Are the Main Differences Between Lumineers and Veneers? Jan 8th, 2019

Having a beautiful smile is important for your overall appearance, and it can do a lot for your self-confidence too. But the fact is, virtually no one has a perfect smile naturally. Most all of us need some help in correcting flaws and defects that make our smiles look less...

The Connection Between Periodontal Disease and Your Overall Health Dec 17th, 2018

About half of all adults in the U.S. have periodontal disease (also called gum disease), according to data from the CDC, and that means every one of them is at an increased risk for tooth loss. In fact, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among men and...

3 Reasons Why Invisalign High Such a High Satisfaction Rate Nov 26th, 2018

Having a crooked smile can deeply affect your self-confidence, how you see yourself, and frankly, how the world sees you. If you’ve ever wanted straighter teeth but haven’t wanted to go through the hassle, discomfort and cost of getting braces, you’re not out of luck. Invisalign is a technology that allows you...

Replacing Missing Teeth Is About Your Health as Well as Your Smile Oct 31st, 2018

No one wants to run around with a gap-toothed smile, at least not after elementary school. Yet the American College of Prosthodontists says there are 120 million Americans walking around with missing teeth. Many choose not to fix the problem, assuming it’s just a cosmetic issue. If you're among them,...

Why Lumineers® are the Gold Standard of Dental Veneers Sep 25th, 2018

Few of us are born with “just off the runway” smiles. Many of us go through life dealing with issues like broken or chipped teeth, gapped, discolored teeth, and even misaligned, uneven or irregularly shaped teeth. Our confidence and self-esteem take a hit until one day we decide to make...