Habitual teeth grinding, often referred to as bruxism, can contribute to several oral health concerns. The force that teeth grinding places on your teeth can leave them dull, and can even cause damage. The pressures exerted by your jaw when you clench your teeth can also lead to TMJ dysfunction. Sufferers of bruxism typically grind their teeth more often while they sleep, and do not realize that they are doing it at all. If you feel you exhibit signs of bruxism, you should talk to your dentist. (more…)
If you have a tooth, or several teeth, harmed in an accident, it is important that you visit your dentist. Physical trauma can affect a tooth’s color, make it vulnerable to infection, and leave unsightly signs of damage. A root canal treatment can ensure that the tooth has not become infected after an injury, and a dental crown can restore a tooth that is too damaged to function. There are a range of cosmetic and restorative treatments that your dentist can perform, in order to restore a damaged tooth. (more…)
The care you provide for your teeth at home can play a big part in your overall oral health. However, even if you brush and floss diligently, you should schedule regular visits with your dentist. A routine examination allows your dentist to inspect your mouth, teeth, and gums for signs of trouble you can easily miss. The cleaning provided by your hygienist employs tools that can remove stubborn bacteria you may not be able to remove, no matter how hard you try on your own. Regular checkups can be especially important for children, as your dentist can provide special treatments that help them maintain their oral health. (more…)
When you look in the mirror how do you feel about your smile? Do you feel embarrassed because of unsightly discoloration on your teeth? Do you want a brighter smile? If so, then you may be interested in professional teeth whitening. With a cosmetic treatment the dentist can help you erase discoloration and enjoy a more attractive smile.
Ouch. Have you been experiencing pain when you try to bite into your favorite flavor of ice cream? Are mornings spent wincing while you try to sip your extra hot latte? If so, you could be suffering from a cavity. While no one wants to hear that he or she has developed a cavity, there is good news. Modern dentistry makes it possible to cope with a cavity in a way that won’t wreck your smile. In fact, tooth-colored dental fillings provide a way to seamlessly restore a smile affected by a cavity, so you can move past the sensitivity and discomfort, and get back to enjoying a healthy smile and all your favorite things! (more…)
Do you have an aching tooth? If so, this may be a warning sign of a cavity, which means your tooth has become damaged or decayed. In order to address the issue you need a dental restoration. We offer two different options for restoring the health and function of a tooth. Do you need a filling or a crown?
Want to start this festive season with a more beautiful smile? If so, it’s not too late to call your cosmetic dentist. From professional whitening to teeth bonding and contouring, there are a number of fast and affordable ways a cosmetic dentist can help enhance the natural beauty of your smile. By hiding or correcting esthetic imperfections, cosmetic treatment allows you to ring in the holidays with a truly dazzling smile. (more…)