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Dental Implants: How Does Bone Grafting Help?

Dental implants are secured to your jaw bone and are a popular, natural-feeling alternative to dentures and bridges. But they do require healthy jaw tissue to remain secure. If you have thin or weak jaw bones, bone grafts can help — here’s how.

Sep 6th, 2022
Tips for Making the Most of Invisalign®

Invisalign® has helped millions of people enjoy straighter teeth and more beautiful smiles. If you plan on transforming your smile with Invisalign, these tips can help ensure you enjoy all the benefits your treatment offers.

Aug 7th, 2022
5 Problems That Veneers Resolve

Feeling less than confident about the way your smile looks? Now is a great time to consider dental veneers. Tinted and shaped to blend in with your smile, veneers can correct a host of imperfections, including these five common issues.

Jul 1st, 2022
I've Never Had a Digital Impression — What Should I Expect?

Impressions play a critical role in many dental treatments, but who wants to bite down on a mouthful of sticky putty? Digital impressions are a better option, offering plenty of benefits for patients and dentists, too. Here’s how they work.

Jun 1st, 2022
What to Consider Before Getting Dentures

Dentures are perhaps the best-known treatment for missing teeth, helping women and men restore their smiles, their eating habits, their speech, and — just as importantly — their confidence. Here’s how to tell if dentures are right for you.

May 1st, 2022
I'm Embarrassed About Having a Few Teeth Missing

Even a single missing tooth can change the way your smile looks — and take a big toll on your self-confidence, too. Here’s how our team can restore those missing teeth, so you feel more like your old self again.

Apr 5th, 2022
What Bruxism Does to Your Teeth

Teeth grinding can be annoying — especially if your nighttime habit keeps your sleep partner awake! But without treatment, grinding can cause a lot more harm, including some serious oral health problems. Here’s how we can help.

Mar 3rd, 2022
Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth

So you’re missing a tooth — no big deal, right? Wrong. Even if your missing tooth isn’t really noticeable, it can still cause a host of problems. Learn about five major ways even a single lost tooth can affect your life.

Feb 2nd, 2022
Crowns vs. Veneers: Which Is Best?

Crowns and veneers can correct a wide variety of smile flaws, but there are some significant differences between these two restorations. Here’s how to decide which one is the right choice for your beautiful smile.

Jan 1st, 2022
The Dental Implant Process: What to Expect

If you’re missing one or more teeth, dental implants can help you restore your smile and maintain optimal oral health. If you’re thinking about implants, you may be wondering what the implant procedure involves. We have the answers here.

Oct 7th, 2021
Help! My Teeth are Yellow

Yellow, stained, dingy teeth can transform the way you look — and not in a good way. Fortunately, there are some really simple and effective things you can do to whiten your teeth and improve your smile. Here’s how to get started.

Jul 14th, 2021
The Dangers of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a major cause of oral health problems — but that’s just part of the damage it can cause. Research shows it could also lead to serious problems with your overall health, too. Here’s what you should know.

Jun 20th, 2021
What's Better — Veneers or Implants?

If you want to change the appearance or restore the function of your teeth, today’s dentistry offers multiple options. Weighing the choice between veneers or implants, which should you pick? Here are the pros and cons for each.

May 10th, 2021
What to Expect If You're Getting a Crown

When it comes to dental restorations, crowns are among the most versatile. From deep decay to cosmetic issues, crowns have you covered — literally. If you’re getting a crown, here’s what you can expect during and after your procedure.

Apr 8th, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Dentures

If you have some missing teeth but aren’t quite ready to commit to dental implants, dentures always have been a great solution. Learn how they’ve improved over the years and how to adjust to your new smile.

Mar 1st, 2021
Remedy a Gummy Smile With Veneers

Most of us would like to change something about our appearance. If your displeasure is a gummy smile, there’s a simple and effective fix: dental veneers. Read on to learn how this easy solution can get you smiling — with an open mouth!

Feb 3rd, 2021
Do You Need a Crown or a Bridge?

Crowns and bridges are permanent solutions to damaged or missing teeth. They can strengthen your teeth, fill in for missing teeth, and enhance your smile overall, but they’re not interchangeable. Take a moment to learn which one you may need.

Dec 1st, 2020
5 Tips for Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Do you put off going to the dentist due to anxiety? It's important for your health to get regular dental care. Read on to learn some tips that can help you overcome any dental anxieties you may have.

Oct 7th, 2020
How Does IV Sedation Dentistry Work and Is It Right for You?

Those cartoons you saw as a kid really rooted in your imagination: Pulling out aching teeth with pliers or a string. Swollen, throbbing jaws tied up in scarves. In real life, sedation dentistry makes taking care of dental issues easy and pain-free.

Sep 1st, 2020
Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

Dental veneers provide more than a gorgeous smile. We also recommend veneers for non-cosmetic reasons to protect and strengthen your teeth. Learn more about the restorative qualities of veneers if you want to preserve and enhance your smile.

Jun 8th, 2020
When Dentures Are Your Best Option for Replacing Teeth

Are you missing one or more of your natural teeth, making you feel self-conscious? Dentures are among your choices for restoring your smile and your self-confidence. Learn when dentures are your best option for replacing teeth.

May 15th, 2020
The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

Plenty of people have missing teeth, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a cause for concern. Bone loss, poor nutrition, and low confidence can all stem from tooth loss. Replacing them is important to maintaining your oral health and self-confidence.

Feb 11th, 2020
Dental Implants Look and Function Just Like Natural Teeth

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you’re not alone. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and approximately 36 million are missing all of them.

Jan 9th, 2020
6 Reasons to Consider Invisalign for Your Orthodontic Needs

Everyone wants a Hollywood smile; far fewer want to spend years wearing metal braces to get one. Enter: Invisalign, the discreet and hassle-free way to straighten your teeth. Read on to learn why millions of teens and adults opt for Invisalign.

Nov 17th, 2019