Teeth Discoloration: Prevention, Causes, and Treatments

When asked what they dislike most about their smile, many adults are quick to respond about discoloration. According to statistics, the teeth whitening industry brings in a staggering $11 billion annually, showing just how much people wish to improve the brightness of their smiles. There are several methods to go about whitening your teeth, from over-the-counter products to in-office professional … Read More

Time to See Your Dentist

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends, for optimal oral health, brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes, flossing daily and visiting your dentist bi-annually for professional cleanings and exams. And while we completely agree with these guidelines, there may be other times that a trip to the dentist might be in order. Making a trip to the dentist … Read More

Dental Veneers For a Better Smile

Are you looking to improve your smile? Maybe your teeth are discolored or chipped. Or maybe they’re misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped. Dental veneers are routinely used to correct all of these issues, creating a bright, white, beautiful smile. Here’s some general information about this simple cosmetic dental procedure to help you decide if veneers are right for you. Dental … Read More

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right For You?

Cosmetic dentistry is more popular now than ever before, and the industry just keeps growing. Whether your teeth are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing, there are several options available to improve your smile, with benefits that often go beyond simple aesthetics. An improvement in oral health has been shown to improve both physical and mental health, leading to higher quality … Read More

It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Smile With Orthodontics

Studies have shown that your smile is your most important attribute when making a first impression, and if you’re not happy with yours, it’s never too late to make a change. According to a recent Dental Tribune article, adults are seeking corrective orthodontic treatment in record numbers, showing that just because you’ve said goodbye to your youthful years doesn’t mean … Read More

The Importance of Tooth Replacement

Think your damaged or missing tooth is “no big deal?” Think again. According to a recent article from Dentistry Today, one of the most common nonverbal mistakes made during a job interview is lack of smiling, a telltale sign of shame or dissatisfaction with one’s oral health. Many people with tooth loss suffer from low self esteem, embarrassed with the … Read More

Kick-off the Holidays With a Trip to Your Dentist

Can you believe it’s already the middle of November? The holiday season is quickly approaching, and if you’re anything like me, your mind is constantly running through a never-ending to do list. Shopping lists, gift ideas, decorating needs, and social obligations might be preoccupying most of your waking thoughts (and some of your sub-conscious ones too). But before things get … Read More

Smile! (It Makes You Look Younger)

Did you know that the simple act of smiling can make you look younger? A recent study conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found that the age of a person is most likely to be underestimated when he or she is smiling. Typically, individuals find smiling faces to be more attractive, upbeat, and youthful, a fact that … Read More

Better Your Smile for the Big Day

The first day of summer is right around the corner which means that wedding season is in full swing. There are several times in your life that you want to look your best, and the day that you exchange your vows is definitely one of them. According to an article from Everyday Health, smiling can increase positive behaviors, improve confidence, … Read More

The Most Popular Tooth Replacement Option

Tooth loss is a reality for many people, especially postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Women who are concerned with their appearance already struggle after menopause with weight gain, hair loss, an increase in facial hair and other disturbing side effects. Missing teeth can be a source of embarrassment and anxiety, which leads many to turn to restorative dentistry. In this day … Read More