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Cosmetic Dentistry: More Than a Pretty Smile

Dental disease, trauma, or congenital conditions can cause cosmetic damage, impacting your smile and your livelihood. Cosmetic dentistry helps to restore your smile while simultaneously boosting your overall oral health. Many dentists offer cosmetic procedures. However, only a few have…


Is Tooth Recontouring Right for Me?

Have you noticed that your teeth have an irregular shape? Does one tooth seem to be a little longer than the rest of your smile? Aesthetic concerns in your smile can bother you to the point that you feel a…


Proper Flossing Ensures Good Oral Hygiene

Flossing is a crucial step in your oral hygiene regimen. Along with brushing your teeth twice per day, you must floss daily to remove plaque and other harmful residues that naturally accrue in your smile. Otherwise, you could suffer serious…


How Does Gum Health Affect Tooth Replacement?

About half of American adults will contract an infection in the gum tissue known as periodontal disease. Though common, gum disease can wreak serious havoc on your oral health. It is also the leading cause of tooth loss. If you…


The Diabetes and Gum Health Connection

Millions of Americans struggle with diabetes, a chronic condition in which the body does not have enough insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar. High or low blood sugar can impact the way your organs function. So managing this disease…


Maximize Benefits from Porcelain Veneers

If you want a long-lasting, durable way to improve the appearance of your teeth, your dentist will likely recommend porcelain veneers. These custom-made shells attach to the front of your teeth using dental bonding to build the brighter, straighter, fuller…


Protect Gums with a Healthy Diet

Are you familiar with the phrase “you are what you eat”? This implies that the foods you consume play a major role in your overall well-being. And this proves true for your gums as well. Certain foods will help you…


Enamel Erosion or Tooth Decay?

Your teeth are designed to withstand wear and tear without issue as you chew, bite, and perform other oral functions. They feature a hard outer layer called enamel that protects them from potential dangers. But you will need to take…


What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

Have you noticed that your smile does not look as pearly white as it once did? Over time, teeth might start to turn yellow or dark or form stains on their surface. This change in the appearance of your teeth…


Do Dental Fillings Last Forever?

Cavities will affect a majority of people at some point in their lives. You likely already received treatment for this early stage of tooth decay in the form of a dental filling. But you might not know what this fixture…