Month: August 2016

Do You Have Questions About Teeth Whitening?

Over time, our teeth can become dulled due to unsightly discoloration. We often have people ask if they can brighten their smiles with over-the-counter strips, or possibly toothpastes or mouthwashes. The truth is, these options simply don’t offer the same dramatic and long lasting stain removal that professional teeth whitening does. Do you have questions… Read more »

Got a Chronic Headache? Tell Your Dentist

If you have a toothache doesn’t go away, or grows worse, then you would probably tell your dentist about it the next time you visit. But not many people think to discuss their chronic headaches or migraines with their dentists. Sometimes, a headache that persist no matter how hard you try to relieve it can… Read more »

3 Important Advantages of Digital X-Rays

Your dentist’s goal isn’t just to make your smile the best it can be; it’s also to protect your oral and overall health in the long run. To that end, digital radiography has become an important advantage in dental healthcare, allowing doctors to provide safe, fast, and highly accurate images for more precise diagnoses. Compared… Read more »

Important Facts About Gum Disease Prevention

The most effective way to let gum disease have its way with your smile is to sit back and do nothing. Left to their own devices, the oral bacteria that make up plaque and tartar will simply multiply until their numbers are great enough to infect your gums and periodontal tissues. Fortunately, preventing gum disease… Read more »

How Dental Implants Stop Facial Collapse

Although there are immediately noticeable effects of missing teeth, like the way your smile looks compared to before you lost teeth, they are not the only consequences. Another is called facial collapse – the gradual process of your jawbone losing density and your surrounding facial structures sagging as a result. Facial collapse is the result… Read more »