Month: October 2015

Important Questions About Teeth Whitening

It’s not hard to find products that will whiten your teeth. There are plenty of whitening agents available at your grocery store or pharmacy, and many people select their toothpaste based on its promise to whiten teeth. But you may be missing important information when you select these on your own. Will a particular item… Read more »

The Truth About Cavities

The truth is that tooth decay, the cause of cavities, affects over 90% of adults in the United States, and is the most common chronic issue among children. And yet, many people, even those who have had to treat a cavity, are misinformed as to why the cavity developed in the first place, or how… Read more »

How to Care for Your Porcelain Dental Restoration

Although human teeth were designed to last a lifetime (as long as you’ll need them to eat and speak), they’re not indestructible. Anyone’s teeth can suffer wear and tear from everyday use, dental disease, and traumatic injuries. In today’s world of tooth replacement, choosing the right restoration involves more than function; it also involves a… Read more »

Is a Tooth-Colored Filling Your Best Option?

Treating a cavity is usually fairly simple, but you still have options in the filling you choose. While metal amalgam has been a popular material for quite some time, more and more patients are choosing acrylic-based composite resin, which blends in discreetly with the tooth it repairs. Known as tooth-colored fillings, composite resin restorations are… Read more »

Want to Know More About Invisalign®?

Alignment is important when it comes to your dental health. Straight teeth, for instance, are more than just attractive, they also function better when you bite and chew. When your teeth are crooked, but you don’t want to wear conventional metal braces to straighten them, Invisalign® may be your best option. Made from removable, nearly-invisible… Read more »