Month: September 2015

A Consumer’s Guide to Smile Makeovers

In a nutshell, a smile makeover refers to a treatment plan that can include any number of cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures aimed at improving the appearance as well as the performance and health of your smile. Skilled cosmetic dentists take a patient-focused approach to smile design, meaning that a patient’s smile makeover is based… Read more »

Makeup Tips for a Whiter Smile

Whether you decide to brighten your dull, yellow teeth with take-home whitening trays or one-visit power whitening, you’ll love the results. Making those results last as long as possible depends on consistent care, like regular brushing and flossing and minimizing contact between your teeth and staining foods and beverages. You can also make your newly… Read more »

3 Tell-Tale Signs of Teeth Grinding

The term “bruxism” might sound unfamiliar, but you’ve probably heard of teeth grinding and jaw clenching, its two most common symptoms. Bruxism is often caused by stress, anxiety, allergies, or TMJ disorder and it can cause serious jaw, neck, and shoulder pain. Treating bruxism could be as simple as obtaining a custom-fitted mouthguard from your… Read more »

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are nothing new. In fact, the first dental implant was placed back in the early 1960s and this method for replacing teeth grew slowly until the 1980s, when they truly gained popular acclaim. In contrast to dental bridges and dentures, dental implants replace the total structure of a missing tooth (or teeth), both… Read more »