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veneer care

In a perfect world, your smile would last a lifetime and stay brilliant for all of your days. In reality, mishaps, accidents, and just bad luck do occur, and your teeth may become damaged, discolored, or misspaced. Maybe you were born with a misshapen tooth or some other cosmetic defect….

black tartar

We want our smiles to project health and confidence by being bright and shiny. And while some folks seem to have naturally white and brilliant teeth, others of us are not so lucky. The fact is that while pearly whites are ideal, teeth can become discolored for a number of…

crooked teeth

Let’s start by saying this: crooked teeth aren’t uncommon–many adults and children have crooked teeth in various forms. Furthermore, there’s nothing inherently wrong with crooked teeth; in fact, they can add a bit of charm and a unique flair to your smile. You shouldn’t feel like you have to fix…

teeth grinding headache

Teeth grinding is a common oral health issue, with a variety of possible causes. And while teeth grinding is annoying for you and anyone sleeping in the same room, it’s more than just an inconvenience. Teeth grinding can cause permanent teeth damage and even tooth loss if left unaddressed. It…

general dentistry

With the growing popularity of dental implants as a solution for lost or missing teeth, there’s been a great deal of discussion of the difference between dental implants and general dentistry. While both are important and can improve the patient’s quality of life, they do distinct things and work in…

Handwashing Dentist

December is National Handwashing Month, which seeks to educate us all as to the importance of regular handwashing and the role it plays in health and hygiene. Due to the COVID pandemic, we’re all especially aware this year of the importance of handwashing in preventing the spread and transfer of…

oral health holidays

This is a special time of the year, for folks of all faiths around the world. With so many celebrations going on, it’s easy to get caught up in the spirit of things. And while we may be facing some additional challenges in finding safe and healthy ways to celebrate,…

white spots on teeth

While teeth are ideally a uniform shiny white, white spots on teeth may be both unsightly and unnerving. What causes this kind of discoloration? Is something wrong? What can I do about it? As it turns out, we know what causes white spots on teeth and most of the time…

sedation dentistry

Many people are nervous if not afraid of going to the dentist. It’s a fear rooted in pop culture–how many times have you seen it on TV, especially in cartoons? And while every dentist can assure you that for most common procedures there’s minimal if any discomfort to the patient,…