What Exactly Is Invisalign, and How Does It Work?

You’ve undoubtedly heard of Invisalign before. Even if you don’t know someone who’s used clear aligners personally, you’ve probably seen ads in magazines and on television. If you’re considering straightening your teeth, you may wonder how, exactly, Invisalign differs from traditional metal braces and whether it’s an option for you. Here’s what you need to know. Traditional metal braces straighten …

Three Reasons To See Your Dentist Regularly

There’s a theory about dental anxiety that goes something like this: patients miss an exam and forget to reschedule. Then, they miss the next visit and the one after that. Soon, they start to fear making an appointment – Will the cleaning take an extra-long time? What if someone comments about how long it’s been? This anxiety causes them to …

Dental Implant and Crown: Is This Combination Right for You?

If you’re missing a single tooth, you can choose to replace it with a dental bridge or a single-tooth dental implant. While bridges are a tried-and-true option that’s been around for decades, dental implants are becoming an increasingly popular restoration for many of our patients. They look and function just like natural teeth and they’re the only restoration that replaces …

Dentist Picking Shade Of veneers For Patient To Improve Smile

How Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

It seems everyone has dental veneers these days. Because veneers offer a dramatic smile makeover in a short amount of time, they’re more popular than ever. If your teeth are healthy, but there are cosmetic imperfections that bother you, veneers are one of the best options we have to create a smile you’ll feel good about. Here are the facts …

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

You are likely aware that it is important to see the dentist regularly, but you might not know exactly why. While professional cleanings can help you look and feel amazing, there are also important oral and physical health benefits to twice-annual dental checkups. Here are some of the long term benefits of regular dental visits. Although brushing and flossing are …

Dental Implants: Myths vs. Facts

Dental Implants: Myths vs. Facts

Archeological evidence shows that primitive dental implants may have been used by prehistoric people, and records show that in various forms they were in widespread use as early as 600 AD. Yet modern dental implants were only developed in the 1970s, and they did not fully catch on until the 1990s and early 2000s. Today, falling prices, improved technology, and increased …

The five benefits of dental implants

The Five Benefits of Dental Implants

Dentures were long considered the proper treatment to replace teeth that were missing or failing. Today though, dental implants have become the gold standard. Dentures sit on the gums and are prone to slipping and pinching. Dental implants replace tooth roots, preventing jawbone loss and providing a secure, stable foundation for top quality replacement teeth. Here are five key benefits of …