Month: August 2017

When Should You Get Dental Bonding?

If your smile makes you insecure because you have damaged, chipped, or cracked teeth, dental bonding may be the right cosmetic dentistry option for you. Dental bonding is when a composite resin is applied directly to a tooth and shaped to the desired appearance. The composite resin is color-matched to the other teeth to make it… Read more »

Get That Bright White Smile

Dull, discolored, yellow teeth can make us feel insecure and self-conscious. It seems insignificant, but a whiter smile can do a number on our confidence. When you feel more secure with your smile, you may find yourself smiling more. The more you smile, the better you may feel. Whitening your teeth with special toothpastes, home… Read more »

Choosing Cosmetic Dentistry

Your eyes may be the window to your soul, but that makes your smile the welcome mat. Your teeth should make you want to smile confidently. If you get embarrassed and try to hide your teeth when you laugh or smile, you may want to consider cosmetic dentistry. There are options that can range from… Read more »

Tips To Deal With Dental Anxiety

You are not alone if you get nervous at just the thought of making a dentist appointment. Many Americans get anxious and scared of dental visits. There is even the term, dentophobia, for the fear of the dentist. This fear and anxiety can cause people to skip visits to their dentist, which keeps them from… Read more »

Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Do you wake up with a headache, sore jaw, or achy teeth? Do you notice yourself absent-mindingly clenching your jaw during the day? You might be grinding your teeth. Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, mostly occurs while you are sleeping. Bruxism can cause damage to your teeth and increased risk for tooth decay. It… Read more »