Category: Patient Education

Tongue Problems: What’s Happening?

Are you trying to figure out why your tongue is not its usual self? Have you discovered that its color is not what it used to be? Maybe it’s something about the shape of your tongue that is not looking too normal. Whatever the case, any change can be quite frightening. We would like to… Read more »

Fillings: Composite VS Amalgam

For decades the silver amalgam filling has been the go-to filling for dentists, but since the development of tooth-colored composite fillings, that has changed. You now have a choice when it comes to dental fillings. What is the difference between composite and amalgam and when it comes to fillings, which one should you choose?

Are You In Need Of Restorative Dentistry?

If you are wondering exactly what is restorative dentistry, it can run the gamut from dental fillings, to caps, to dental implants. Restorative dentistry is the restoration of the function and esthetics of your mouth and teeth. Most general dentists can perform restorative procedures, particularly dental fillings. However, some procedures such as dental implants require… Read more »

Let Your Dentist Contour Your Teeth Into Shape

Dental bonding is an easy, fast, and affordable way to mask minor tooth imperfections such as craze lines, discoloring, cracks, chips, and more. Another quick, easy, and affordable procedure is dental contouring. Dental contouring alters the shape and/or size of your teeth. Bonding and contouring are often combined to create just the right smile. If… Read more »

Have Your Questions Answered About Dental Bonding

The new James Bond movie is out and they say it is terrific! Have you seen it, or are you more interested in tooth bonding than James Bonding? Either way, bonding may be good. Tooth bonding can be an easy, quick, and affordable way to repair minor dental imperfections. It can be used for chips,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How Dental Technology Improves Your Smile

Gadgets have improved many aspects of our lives. From the television remote control to streamlined shopping, we interact with sophisticated computer programs and machinery every day. Our dental office takes pride in keeping current with tooth and mouth care innovations. Where dentists once depended on good lighting and keen eyesight to diagnose problems, we have… Read more »