Lumineers are an ultra-thin, ultra-comfortable, and ultra-simple form of *dental veneer that is applied seamlessly over your teeth for a bright, beautiful, natural looking smile. There are many differences between Lumineers and traditional veneers. We encourage you to take a few moments to look some of them over below and ask us questions; know yourread more
Many studies show an as-yet-unexplained association between gum disease and several serious health conditions–including heart disease–even after adjusting for common risk factors. Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that support the teeth and is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Below are some of the most important things you can do to avoidread more
Daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential to a healthy smile, but did you know nutrition has an effect on your dental health, too? Eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods from all the food groups promotes healthy teeth and gums. A balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, protein foods, dairy products and whole grainsread more
A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away.
Oral cancers that are found early offer a better chance for successful treatment—making oral cancer screenings one more reason to see your dentist regularly. In 2010, the National Cancer Institute estimated that 36,540 people were diagnosed with oral cancer. NCI figures also projected that 7,880 people would die from oral cancer (though not necessarily the ones diagnosed in theread more
Dental Anxiety, Fear, and Phobia: Knowing the Difference Dental anxiety, fear, and phobia are similar in a sense that they all have something to do with apprehensions about going to the dentist. However, they differ to some extent. Dental anxiety refers to being uneasy or worried about something unknown. Most patients experience this to aread more
Reconstruction of the dentition extensively damaged through tooth surface loss may require the use of removable prostheses. This can be the most appropriate type of treatment when either the teeth are very severely worn or the patient wishes a simpler and more economical approach than a fixed reconstruction. Today, in a world where we areread more