Has your dentist told you that you need x-rays? Since this is not something that is done every single visit, you likely have some questions about x-rays before you move forward with getting them. Are Bitewing X-Rays Still Required With A Full-Mouth X-Ray? One of the advantages of taking a full-mouth x-ray is that it gives the dentist a full view of your mouth in a single image. However, this does not give the dentist the same level of detail that the bitewing x-rays provide.
23 March 2021
A beautiful smile is a wonderful accessory. However, many people feel self-conscious about smiles that are less than perfect. If you have stained or damaged teeth, there's no need to worry. A dentist can easily beautify your smile. Here are four common dental concerns that can be treated with cosmetic dentistry. 1. Stained Teeth When your teeth first emerge, they're pearly white. As you age, the enamel of your teeth begins to thin, allowing the yellow or gray color of your dentin to be seen.
17 February 2021
When you have a child who has sensory processing disorder, or SPD, you know that every day poses a potential new challenge or adventure for your young one. Commonly, children with sensory processing disorder have either sensory avoidance or sensory seeking tendencies, and many children have both. Going to the dentist can be a trying time for anyone with SPD because there are many sensations, sounds, sights, and feelings going on in the dentist's chair.
30 December 2020
If you have been in a severe accident, then you might have had some serious dental damage that you need to get repaired. Trying to repair this kind of damage means that you are going to need to go to a dentist who is familiar with cosmetic and restorative dentistry. There are several reasons why you should go see a specialist dentist to get any restorative work done on your mouth and jaw.
19 November 2020
A child's mouth will undergo extreme changes as they age. These changes can make it a reality that children will typically have different dental care needs than adults. As a result, it is important for a parent to be prepared for the types of dental problems that their child can experience. Orthodontic Treatments Orthodontic treatments can be a part of childhood and adolescence for many people. As a child's teeth grow and develop, they can come out of alignment, which may lead to crooked teeth, gaps, and crowding.
31 August 2020
Invisalign dental treatment represents the state of the art of orthodontic technology -- but is it right for your individual needs and goals? While you're waiting for a consultation on the subject with your orthodontist, here's a quick quiz you can take to give yourself a better idea about Invisalign's suitability. Question 1: Will Traditional Braces Make You Feel Self-Conscious? If you answered "No," you may be one of those lucky folks whose self-confidence remains intact even when wearing traditional braces.
23 December 2019
if you want your family's dental health to make it through the holiday season with their smiles still intact, it can help to be prepared in advance for all of the eating and drinking that's in your near future. Here are some tips that can help ensure your family will remain cavity-free long after Santa heads back to the North Pole. A Water Rinse is Always an Option During the holidays, you'll likely be going to quite a few parties or gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers.
21 November 2019
Teeth naturally yellow as a person ages, but you can significantly brighten your smile by visiting a cosmetic dentist. At a cosmetic dental office, you can undergo professional bleaching treatments. The results from these treatments can last a long time, but you can extend your results with a few tips. Avoid Smoking The tar and nicotine in tobacco products can build up on your enamel and cause your teeth to develop yellow or brown undertones.
23 October 2019
Dealing with dental infections can be painful and it can also be inconvenient. This is probably why so many people make the mistake of putting off a trip to the dentist. Life can get hectic and it can be hard to find the time to make it to the dentist. If this is a problem that you have experienced and you are now afraid that you might have a very bad infection, you will want to consider finding an emergency dentist that will be able to see you right away.
26 September 2019
Are you missing a single tooth that you need to get replaced? You may want to get a dental implant to replace your lost tooth. It has the ability to function like a real tooth and will stimulate the jawbone to preserve its health. It's a good idea to get a dental implant if you're young and want to completely restore your missing tooth since that missing tooth can cause the surrounding teeth to shift.
26 August 2019