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Dental Implants: Why They Are a Top Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Jun 10th, 2019

When you lose a tooth, it’s a traumatic experience, for sure. Our teeth have a lot to do with our self-esteem, and even if the tooth you lose isn’t in a really visible location, the empty space it leaves can make you feel self-conscious and damaged in a way. Sure, you...

Why Veneers Are a Good Choice if You Lack Confidence in Your Smile May 1st, 2019

One of the first things people notice about you — whether they’re meeting you for the first time or they’re old acquaintances — is your smile, or more specifically, your teeth. That’s not really surprising. After all, located right there in the center of your face, your mouth and your...

What You Need to Know If You Find Yourself Having a Dental Emergency Apr 11th, 2019

Dental emergencies are incredibly common, but these situations are always frightening. Below is some information to help you determine whether you are having a dental emergency and the best action steps to take.  How to know if you are having a dental emergency Not every situation that results in pain...

Can Invisalign® Correct My Overbite? Mar 11th, 2019

Overbites are a common type of “malocclusion” — a problem with the way your teeth line up when you close your mouth, bite or chew. Some amount of overbite is natural: You want your upper teeth to fall in front of your lower teeth when you close your mouth. But...

When a Dental Implant Is Better Than a Bridge or Dentures Feb 1st, 2019

If you’re missing a tooth, you’re in good company. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 120 million adults in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth, and many of those people are missing two or more. When you lose a tooth, it doesn’t just interfere with the...

What to Do When a Permanent Tooth Gets Knocked Out Jan 15th, 2019

Getting a permanent tooth knocked out — whether in a fight, a sporting or recreational activity, or just a terrible mishap — is considered a dental emergency, and one that is not uncommon. More than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year. When this happens, your tooth needs immediate...

Why Professional Teeth Whitening Is Superior to Over-the-Counter Products Dec 14th, 2018

When you want to whiten your teeth, you may start by looking around at your local drugstore. There are gels and toothpastes, lights, strips, and so many different products to choose from that you’re not sure which will do the trick. However, none can compare with professional teeth whitening. Dr....