Five Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Blog, dentistry | 0 comments

There are many different types of dentistry, with general and cosmetic dentistry being the two most common. General dentistry focuses on oral health and hygiene, while cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of the teeth, mouth, and smile. Cosmetic procedures are usually elective, and while some do offer restorative benefits, oral health doesn’t depend on them. These are some of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures...

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Smile Restoration: Crowns Vs. Implants

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Tooth decay and gum disease can cause noticeable damage to teeth, sometimes causing them to need to be removed. But missing or damaged teeth don’t have to ruin a smile. Fortunately, crowns and dental implants are great options for restoring smiles—and the confidence that comes along with them! All About Crowns Dental crowns work well where there is still an existing tooth. Instead of replacing an old, damaged tooth, a crown covers it like...

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Plaque Vs. Tartar: What’s the Difference, and Why it Matters

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Blog, dental care | 0 comments

Plaque is the bacterial film that naturally accumulates on the surface of teeth, especially around the gumline. When this sticky substance is not removed with regular brushing and flossing, it hardens into a buildup known as tartar. Both plaque and tartar can lead to serious dental issues that can be avoided with proper dental hygiene and regular checkups. How Is Plaque Created? After eating, the sugars in foods and beverages combine with...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign Care

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Blog, dental care, dentistry | 0 comments

Patients beginning Invisalign treatment are well on their way to a beautiful, straighter smile. Invisalign straightens teeth without the metallic look of braces, but just because they’re invisible on the teeth doesn’t mean they’re completely maintenance-free. Failing to care for the aligners can result in discoloration and a buildup of bacteria, which can lead to oral hygiene issues. Putting in just a few minutes a day to care for the...

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