4 Myths About Dental Implants

4 Myths About Dental Implants

Primitive dental implants may have been in use during prehistoric times, and they were relatively common by at least 600 AD. Modern dental implants debuted in the 1970s, and they truly caught on during the 1990s. Today, dental implants are considered the treatment of choice for replacing missing teeth, but myths and rumors continue to swirl. Here is what you should …

3 Reasons See Your Dentist Regularly

3 Reasons See Your Dentist Regularly

Many people put off going to the dentist until they are in pain, either from a tooth abscess, cavity, or cracked tooth. Others make an appointment for teeth whitening before their wedding or another special occasion. However, it is important that you see your dentist regularly, for cleanings and checkups. For most patients, this means scheduling an appointment every six …

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

Cosmetic dentistry can be loosely defined as procedures designed to enhance the aesthetics of your smile, rather than its health or functionality. Though it may not be strictly necessary from an oral health perspective, cosmetic dentistry can have a dramatic effect on your mental and emotional health, providing a self confidence boost in all areas of your life. Here’s how. …

The 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

The 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Dentures were long considered the best solution to replace missing or failing teeth. Today, though, dental implants have become the gold standard. While dentures rest on the gums, dental implants actually replace the tooth roots, providing a strong and stable base for highly functional and aesthetic replacement teeth. Here are 5 benefits of dental implants. Dentures cost significantly less initially, but …

How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

Whether you are going on a first date or a job interview, first impressions matter. You smile is a vital part of your first impression, but unsightly teeth are unfortunately common. If your teeth are stained, crooked, yellowed, or worn down, porcelain veneers are a terrific way to improve your smile. Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of color-matched dental porcelain …

3-D Graphic Upper and Lower Dental Arches

How Digital Technology Is Revolutionizing Dentistry

The digital revolution is exploding around us, and groundbreaking modern technology is improving all aspects of our lives. In the field of dentistry, we are blending the best of yesterday’s tried and true techniques with the most exciting new methods of today. Here are just a few ways that digital technology is revolutionizing dentistry. Now more than ever before, dentists …

3 Reasons to Choose a CEREC Same-Day Crown

If your tooth is badly damaged or decayed, you will likely need a dental crown. While traditional lab-created crowns can be a good option for some situations, more and more dentists and patients are choosing CEREC same-day crowns instead. CEREC means either Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CERamic REConstruction, depending on who you ask. Either way, CEREC is …

5 Benefits of Invisalign

Invisalign is sometimes known as “the clear alternative to braces.” Straight teeth are not only beautiful, but they make chewing easier, they reduce the chances of developing problems in the jaw joints, and they are easier to clean. For more than a century, metal braces were the standard solution for straightening teeth, and they remain popular today. However, more and …

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