Introducing: Dental Sealants

childrenthumbsupPerhaps we have commented to you during your little one’s dental checkup that dental sealants offer a wealth of benefits for growing smiles. However, if you are not sure what to make of sealants, you may not have given this much thought yet. The reason we are quite adamant about providing education regarding sealants is that they offer exceptional protection against tooth decay. The longer we can keep your child’s teeth free of plaque, the easier it is to keep your son or daughter’s smile healthy and looking lovely. We invite you to learn more, so you can make confident choices for safeguarding your child’s smile.


Dental Checkups: Benefits

benefitsrainbowWhen it comes to preventive care, patients often think to themselves, “Well, there’s nothing wrong yet, so I’m sure I can skip my visit just this one time.” Unfortunately, making the decision to postpone dental checkups may result in serious consequences that are otherwise easy to avoid. You see, preventive services are associated with the idea of keeping your mouth healthy rather than waiting for a problem to occur. For a clearer understanding of what makes checkups so exceptional for your smile, we invite you to learn more about the benefits.


Dental Cleanings: More Helpful Than You Think

toothcleanHow much do you know about why we recommend that you schedule your dental cleaning once every six months? Do you know that you leave our practice with a much cleaner, fresher smile but you’re not quite sure what it is we’re doing during your cleaning? You may know that there are many benefits to consistent preventive dental care but we prefer you to have a solid understand of why cleanings are so extremely helpful. Become a bit more familiar with why plaque removal is so essential, so you continue to feel that urgency to schedule your follow-up visit on the way out.


All About Dental Bonding

smilepinkbackgroundHave you ever wished for a way to address a small stain that is causing your otherwise beautiful smile to appear marred? Perhaps you have a gap between two teeth that has plagued you for quite some time. Patients wishing they could magically cause additional tissue to appear where they require more will be thrilled to learn about the beneficial cosmetic treatment called dental bonding. Offering exceptional convenience, efficiency, and beautiful results, bonding may be just what you’re hoping to find.


Achieve A Lovely Grin: Cosmetic Dentistry

smilebrunettefreesiaIs there a little voice in the back of your mind that lets you know your smile could look exceptionally beautiful if you just made a change or two? Is that voice not quite so tiny but pretty loud and overwhelming? Whether you’re looking for a way to make tiny improvements or to achieve a serious smile makeover, we have the cosmetic dentistry treatments you need for the smile you deserve to have and feel proud to display. By becoming familiar with treatment options, you will find that you have access to just about anything you could ever need for a lovelier grin.


Straight Talk About Bad Breath

Straight Talk About Bad BreathBad breath is a topic nobody wants to talk about. If you think you might have bad breath, that’s an uncomfortable position to be in. And if you have a friend or loved one whose breath isn’t the best, that’s an uncomfortable situation as well. It might help to know that anyone can have bouts of bad breath. Whether the bad breath is from a recent meal, lax dental hygiene, untreated gum disease or some other issue, bad breath is curable. Checkups are a great time to bring bad breath questions to our attention. (more…)

How Clear Braces Can Improve Your Smile

How Clear Braces Can Improve Your SmileSummer is the season for family reunions, wedding photos and lots of vacation snapshots. When you are self-conscious about your smile, the words “Say cheese” can send you running for cover. Luckily, the days of hiding in the back row, or holding a hand in front of your mouth have passed. Clear braces ease your teeth into a position that is more attractive, and more comfortable and functional as well. If you think that braces are all about metal and shine, it is time to think again. (more…)

Why Preventive Dental Care Makes Sense

Why Preventive Dental Care Makes SenseAlthough sharks grow new teeth throughout their lives, humans do not have the same ability. Most people get their first permanent teeth at about six years old, and have almost all of them (except the wisdom teeth) by about age 13. This means these teeth must last 60 or 70 years or more. That won’t happen without your help. Along with your efforts at home, preventive dental care in a professional setting can make a difference in your oral health in some obvious (and not so obvious) ways. (more…)

Four Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening

Four Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening Summer is smile season, but it’s not as much fun when you aren’t truly pleased with your smile. Teeth that have become dull over time, or subtly stained from food and drinks can be a nagging source of embarrassment. If you have tried drug store whitening kits or polishes, and been disappointed in the results, don’t despair. Professional teeth whitening methods have advantages that can make a big difference in your smile. (more…)

Reshape Your Smile With Tooth Contouring

smileblondewhitebkgrndSome patients speak with us about their disappointment with their smiles, wishing they could remove just a tiny bit of tooth tissue for improvement. If this sounds familiar, you may make a wonderful candidate for tooth contouring. You see, in some cases you may find that your teeth need a gentle re-shaping by taking away a bit of your enamel – your tooth’s outermost layer. From textural concerns to tooth length, addressing minor imperfections can transform the look of your teeth and the way you feel about your smile as a whole. Ready to learn more about contouring? Consider the information that follows: