The Side of Cosmetic Dentistry You Might Not Be Aware Of

Cosmetic dentistry carries a label. It’s one that often causes a misunderstanding. For example, you might only equate the popular category of dentistry with procedures such as teeth whitening or facial esthetics. You might also give it credit for orthodontics and smile makeovers that include porcelain veneers. You’d be correct. Those treatments qualify as cosmetic … Continued

The Lifestyle Impact of Invisalign®️ and Why It Matters

There’s a reason you might choose to avoid orthodontic treatment. It’s also the same reason you would reconsider and choose Invisalign®️. Next to appearance or cost issues you would likely set aside orthodontic treatment due to its impact on your lifestyle. Invisalign®️ solves that problem. Straightening your teeth with Invisalign®️ is proven to have a … Continued

Dental Anxiety is Real But There are Some Effective Remedies

Anxiety can affect you at any time. Seasonal events, holidays, life transitions, and more are common stressors. Dental anxiety is also significant for some. Perhaps you have experienced it on occasion. If so, you’re among the 15% of Americans that face it. It can be as simple as anticipating a dental appointment or as substantial … Continued

Improve the Value of Your Dental Insurance

We wouldn’t blame you for procrastinating. More so if you’re in the midst of holiday activity. Your dental care is perhaps not top of mind. That said, your dental insurance perhaps isn’t as well. Sure, a dental emergency or scheduling reminder might tip you towards a call to our office. We’re here if necessary. The … Continued

Teeth Whitening: Pro or DIY?

If you’re an independent type you get it. A DIY (Do-It-Yourself) mindset comes easy to you. But when it comes to certain areas of your life is this a good idea? Let’s talk about teeth whitening. No doubt there are dozens of at-home, over-the-counter (aka DIY) products to scratch your boot-strapping itch. In fact, Americans … Continued

Preventive Dental Care – Do This If You Enjoy “Treating” Yourself

Everyone, including you, sneaks a treat or two. It’s trick-or-treat time after all and the holidays are arriving soon. Candy, sugar-snacks, and all that “goodness” you enjoy are everywhere. You should be able to treat yourself and not feel guilty. In fact, there’s a way you can do that and know that your teeth and … Continued

A Dental Implant Obstacle (and a Way Around It)

A back-up quarterback in football or relief pitcher in baseball. These and other sports rely on someone to come in off-the-bench when necessary. You’ve decided to replace your missing tooth with a dental implant. You’re all set…then you discover the one thing that could be a setback to your procedure. A vital “player” on your … Continued

Your Veneer Investment and How to Protect It

You have options with cosmetic dentistry. Each treatment gives you the opportunity to improve your health, your appearance, or both. Let’s talk about veneers. Dental veneers are thin shells that transform the appearance of your teeth. Your veneers can be designed to match your natural tooth color. Porcelain veneers can treat: Teeth that are dull … Continued

Can You Experience Faster Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult?

Adulthood has privileges. This is true for your dental treatment including orthodontics. For years you may have been aware of your crooked, misaligned, or crowded teeth. The decision was easy to delay due to your lifestyle obligations or concerns about the treatment. Life is different now. It seems like the perfect time to do something … Continued