In the not so distant past, cosmetic dentistry options were limited. People with reasonably healthy teeth generally considered themselves lucky, even if those teeth were crooked, yellow, or misshapen. Necessary dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, or dentures were often aesthetically and functionally displeasing, as the limits of technology prevented them from blending seamlessly with.. read more →

31 Aug 2015
August 31, 2015

5 Benefits of Invisalign

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Invisalign has been the “invisible” way to straighten your teeth since 1997. Straightening teeth not only gives you a dynamite smile, but plays an important role in your dental and oral health. Straight teeth provide better chewing efficiency, which can improve digestion. They also provide a strong, straight bite, minimizing the risk of problems with.. read more →

Many people give little thought to the type of toothbrush they use. After all, we humans have been brushing our teeth since ancient times. The first bristle toothbrush was invented in 15th century China, and the traditional toothbrush has evolved relatively little since then. Electric toothbrushes first hit the American market in 1960, but it.. read more →

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is exceptionally common. In fact, an estimated 80% of adults have some form of it. The condition begins with plaque, the sticky substance that coats the teeth and gums due to food debris and bacteria. If it is not promptly removed, plaque can harden into tartar, which causes.. read more →

25 Apr 2015
April 25, 2015

3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

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A root canal is a fairly complex dental procedure in which a tooth and its roots and pulp are cleaned, smoothed out, and permanently sealed. A biocompatible material is used, which binds to the tooth structures and prevents future infections. In some cases, a post is inserted into one of the canals, or chambers, of.. read more →