October is the month that makes children cheer and parents sneer. Halloween is here! It is the holiday that leads candy sales for the year. Do you dread the sugar rush and teeth issues that result from candy consumption during this holiday? Continue reading for some creative ways to celebrate and limit the sugary Halloween treats!
Did you know that lasers have been used in dentistry for over 20 years? A modern technology, dental lasers provide less discomfort to patients and enhance the results of treatments. What’s more, lasers also make treatments virtually pain-free for patients.
Many of my patients ask what they can do about a discolored or chipped tooth or a slight gap between their teeth. These are all common issues that, while they don’t affect the function of the teeth, are a nuisance to the patient. Once we are able to resolve the imperfection, the patient is amazed at the results and finds a new sense of confidence in their appearance and well being. Would you like to know how we can correct these kinds of dental problems without complex treatments? Read more to find out how.
We hope you and your family are doing well! Safety is on everyone’s minds these days, and it’s our #1 priority here in the office. We want patients like you to feel comfortable coming into our office so we have decided to go above and beyond our current safety measures and invest in two new state-of-the-art machines that provide powerful protection to our staff and patients. Read on to find out more.
When people think of keeping their teeth healthy, they sometimes neglect to consider the importance of gum health. In fact, periodontal disease, a.k.a. gum disease, can cause damage not just to your teeth and oral health, but also to your overall health by increasing your chances of some major health problems as well. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, close to half of US adults aged 30 and older and 70% of those 65 and older have some stage of gum disease.
Patients often ask us what orthodontic treatment is best to straighten their teeth or help with the alignment of their bite. Our answer: it depends. The good news is that we offer patients several orthodontic options to choose from, and we help them decide which one is best. Read more to find out about these options.
What if we told you that you could have straighter teeth in just six months? While traditional orthodontic braces can take a couple of years to shift crooked teeth in position, the Six Month Smiles® system can accomplish that in just half a year.
One of the most common dental treatments we perform helps our patients in many different ways. Whether they have a cracked or broken tooth, need an implant to restore tooth loss, or simply want to change the look of a tooth, there is one treatment that can take care of all these dental issues. Read more to find out about this procedure.
Did you know that some dental health issues are passed down from one generation to the next? No matter how well you care for your teeth, you may be at higher risk for developing some dental conditions, such as tooth decay and gum disease, despite how well you brush and floss. That’s why it’s important to know your family’s dental health history, so you can stay on top of issues before they arise.
We are always looking for ways to improve how we offer treatments to our patients. Whether it’s using new techniques or cutting-edge technology, we feel it’s important to offer you the best dental care available. Not only does it create better results, it makes your experience that much more comfortable. New technologies have the ability to cut down on the time of procedures and make them more efficient. One of the technologies we use helps us in many different aspects of dentistry. Read more to find out about this incredible tool.