Sculpt Your Smile With Dental Contouring

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womanlaughingcloseupAre you dealing with particular issues that keep you from sharing your smile with the world? Perhaps one or two of your teeth look long compared to the rest of your smile. Maybe you are unhappy with how pointy some of your teeth look, causing you to feel self-conscious when it comes to displaying your grin. The great news is that we offer dental contouring to sculpt your teeth. You can achieve the shape, length, contour, and texture you desire if your problem includes a need to remove a very small amount of tooth tissue (not to build your tissue up). If this sounds like the cosmetic solution you have been looking for, we encourage you to become more familiar with contouring, so you can make the most out of your smile. Ready? Look over the following:

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The Importance of a Dental Checkup

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The Importance Of a Dental CheckupSince you were a child, you may have heard about the importance of a dental checkup, but never really knew why it’s important.  Well, visiting the dentist for even a minor checkup or cleaning can do many things for you, such as thoroughly cleaning and examining your teeth for potential damage, and may also check for any potential signs of disease, infection, or damage to your teeth or gum lines. While you may think that missing one visit to the dentist won’t cause any harm, you are allowing bacteria to settle deeper into your gums or on your teeth, potentially leading to further damage. (more…)

The Advantages of Dental Bonding

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advantages of dental bondingIt’s not unusual to feel uncomfortable about smiling if you have imperfections in your teeth. Dental bonding is the application of a tooth colored resin that is bonded to the tooth to restore it or improve its appearance. Bonding is one of the easiest cosmetic improvements to your teeth, with little manipulation to your tooth structure. Most procedures can be completed in one day, and anesthesia might not be required. If you want a simple dental treatment for a beautiful smile transformation, dental bonding may be the optimal choice.  (more…)

Good Oral Health for Children

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good oral health for childrenThe start of good oral health for children begins with parental care, and their first dental visit. Children should be scheduled for their first dental visit as soon as the first tooth appears which is usually between six and twelve months. Baby teeth need to be cared for properly, as they aid in forming a path that permanent teeth can follow when they are ready to erupt. It is important that children feel comfortable, and have a positive experience when going to the dentist.  (more…)

Porcelain Veneers Can Transform Your Smile

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improved smile with porcelain veneersPorcelain veneers are thin shells of medical-grade ceramic that are attached to the front surfaces of teeth. They can present solutions for a large number of cosmetic dental concerns, completely transforming your smile while also improving oral health. If you are self-conscious about your smile, the lack of confidence can affect personal and social interactions. Porcelain veneers offer a fast and non-invasive option so that you can enjoy your smile again. (more…)

Different Dental Bridges to Meet Every Need

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different kinds of dental bridgesLosing a tooth is devastating, but when it comes to replacing it, you have enough options that repairing your smile shouldn’t cause you additional stress. For instance, the dental bridge is one of the more common solutions, and can replace a single lost tooth, or more than one, to fill in your smile’s gap. As one of the oldest forms of tooth replacement, they have undergone a number of transformations, and today, we can offer different kinds of dental bridges to meet nearly every need. (more…)

Why Are Tooth-Colored Fillings Better than Metal?

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tooth-colored filllings better than metalAs the leading chronic dental disease among children and adults in the United States, tooth decay has a good chance of affecting at least one of your teeth in your lifetime. When it does, you may need to restore your tooth with a custom dental filling, stopping the cavity that tooth decay causes. Whether you’ve already had a metal filling placed, or a cavity has just been discovered and you need it restored, tooth-colored fillings are often a better choice than their metal counterparts. (more…)