Month: November 2015

Why Is Your Breath Bad?

You probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that strong foods, such as garlic and onions, are common causes of bad breath. However, food doesn’t explain why your breath is less than pleasant immediately after waking in the morning, or other times when your breath may be offensive but you haven’t eaten anything especially foul-smelling. Regardless… Read more »

The Advantages of Ceramic Dental Crowns

Faux teeth are not a new concept. In fact, a popular tale about George Washington involves his modest use of wooden dentures to replace the teeth he had lost (Washington’s actual dentures, of which he had several, were made of ivory and other precious materials). Even the ancient Romans skillfully fashioned dentures and bridges out… Read more »

What to Do for Common Dental Emergencies

When your teeth or gums hurt and you’re not sure why, you might wonder if it’s really an emergency situation, especially if the pain isn’t too severe. The truth, though, is that teeth hurt for a reason, sometimes suddenly, and the discomfort usually serves as a warning. If you find that the tooth’s been damaged… Read more »

The Difference Between Tooth Bonding and Contouring

Not every smile blemish is a major oral health issue. A tooth can be perfectly healthy even if it is marred by a stain, and a chipped tooth may still be structurally sound. In cases of minor cosmetic dental issues, revamping your entire oral health is not necessary. For instance, a minor chip or an… Read more »