Month: September 2015

A Look at Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers offer a highly-effective, yet minimally-invasive, solution to making over a smile, even if it is marred by numerous cosmetic blemishes. If you exhibit multiple esthetic issues, then veneers can create a brand new look for your smile by concealing and correcting all of your concerns at once. The small, wafer-thin shells of porcelain… Read more »

Bruxism – Should You Be Concerned?

Bruxism describes the consistent, unconscious grinding of your teeth, sometimes severely enough to damage your tooth structures. If you wake up and your teeth are noticeably sensitive, or you have sore jaw muscles and cannot explain why, then you may suffer from bruxism, which typically occurs while you’re asleep. Besides the direct damage that grinding… Read more »

Tips to Prevent Toothaches

A tooth can hurt for many reasons, from cavity development to structural damage and more. To prevent a toothache, you first have to understand the common causes, and how you can protect your teeth from them. For instance, keeping your teeth strong and healthy can prevent their enamel from growing weak, which can leave them… Read more »

Healthy School Lunches for Your Kids’ Teeth

When your children go back to school, they are separated from you for a majority of the day. While they are under the watch of their teachers and protected by school rules, the fact remains that they are without your parental guidance for most of the day and trusted to make smart choices during times… Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

You knocked your tooth out. Your crown has come loose. Your tooth cracks. A lot can go wrong when you are least expecting it, so it is important to know how to handle potentially stressful and alarming dental troubles. What to do in a dental emergency? Remain calm. You may have just experienced a trauma,… Read more »