It’s safe to say that the past months have been challenging for us all. The way we have been living is unlike anything we have experienced during our lifetime up until this point. Staying at home for months at a time, working from home, virtual learning, holiday celebrations cancelled, among many other adjustments are adding stress to all of our lives.
Do you desire straight teeth, but your busy lifestyle has you leery of the time commitment traditional braces would require? Or do you possibly have an upcoming event, such as a wedding, where you would love to display a straight-toothed smile, but worry that traditional orthodontic treatment would not be completed in time? Enter the option of Six Month Smiles short-term orthodontic treatment. Six Month Smiles is a modern twist on traditional braces eliminating the long treatment period, while still offering many of the aspects that braces offer. It is a safe and effective method for achieving tooth alignment.
Do you desire a more natural form of dentistry that focuses on your overall health and well-being? At our office, our experienced dental team is committed to improving your dental and overall health. With that in mind, there are times when bacteria creeps in, and you are in need of treatments to cure harmful dental issues. Continue reading to learn about a safe alternative to other dental treatments used to combat these conditions.
With what we have been going through over the past few months, it’s no wonder that everyone is under some form of stress, whether it be from homeschooling children, loss of a job, or even just the isolation of quarantine. If you have been suffering from discomfort in your jaw, severe headaches, or aching discomfort in your face, you may be feeling an overwhelming sense of anxiety or you may be dealing with another condition known as TMD.
The fall is a time where it is easy to allow poor eating habits to overcome your good judgement, between the Halloween candy and Thanksgiving festivities, not to mention all of the deliciousness that is awaiting you in December. While it is important to be mindful of healthy eating to maintain proper physical and mental health, it is just as important for your oral health. Continue reading to find out how you can improve your eating habits during the holiday season to maintain proper oral health.
Do you dread going to the dentist and wish it was as relaxing as a walk in the park? You’re not alone. Many patients have dental phobia, or a fear of the dentist. Some people feel so much anxiety that they avoid going to the dentist altogether and put their dental health at risk. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible when you visit our office and have a few solutions to help you overcome your anxiety and fear.
Are you frustrated by teeth that look yellow or gray? Do you try to smile with your mouth closed or pull back when you laugh so other people don’t see your teeth? Whether it’s from coffee, tobacco products or aging, yellow and stained teeth can put a damper on your smile. However, there is a treatment that can turn back the clock on the appearance of your teeth and boost your confidence all from the comfort of your own home.
Do you hide your smile because of a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth? Is it difficult to eat the foods you want or speak clearly due to missing teeth or dentures? Dental implants are a popular treatment for missing teeth because they give you back the freedom you had with your natural teeth, as they are the closest alternative to them.
Would you like to do something about small imperfections in your smile such as a chipped tooth, a gap, or misshapen teeth? Many times, patients think they need to live with these conditions, but there is a simple and easy way to improve the appearance of teeth and give you the smile you deserve. Read on to find out more.
Periodontitis, or gum disease, is a common condition that affects up to 47% of American adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Receding gums are one of the signs of this prevalent disease and can increase the risk of tooth decay, as well as tooth loss. Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue around the teeth is worn away, exposing the root of the tooth. Pockets are created between the gum line and the teeth, allowing bacteria to build up and cause gum infection.