Pros and Cons of Veneers

What are Veneers? A veneer is a thin piece of porcelain, resin, or other material that is made to fit your tooth. They attach to the front of a tooth to improve its appearance. Usually, veneers are used to cover discolored teeth, chipped or broken teeth, irregularly shaped teeth, or teeth with gaps between them.…

Everything You Need to Know about Invisalign

Looking into straightening your teeth but don’t want to deal with the hassle of braces? There is another option. Invisalign can straighten your teeth in no time without filling your mouth with metal and wires. These aligners are nearly invisible, which allows you to straighten your teeth without many (or any) people noticing. Learn more about Invisalign…

The Benefits of Gum Contouring

What is it? Gum contouring is a dental procedure that reshapes your gum line. This is a minor and minimally invasive oral surgery to trim away any excessive gum tissues. Shaping your gum line can benefit you in multiple ways. If you have an excessively high or low gum line, contouring may be a good option…

What is Dental Bonding?

Dental bonding is a process that uses a tooth colored bonding material to repair a tooth. The procedure uses a durable plastic material to fill in a decayed, chipped, or discolored tooth. This material ‘bonds’ to the tooth. It is an easier and cheaper alternative to a crown or veneer procedure. What is it used for?…

Signs of Brushing Teeth Too Hard or Too Much

Yes, unfortunately, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. This, of course, is true when it comes to cake and cookies, but it’s also true when it comes to brushing your teeth! You may think that brushing more vigorously or more often will keep you safe from cavities. Sadly, the opposite…

Gum Contouring: Why You Should Consider It?

Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, which is why you’ve made it a priority to find a good dentist, address dental problems quickly, and you regularly visit your dentist for checkups. But if your smile needs a little extra help, you may be looking for more options to get the healthy,…

What is a Smile Makeover?

There have been many reality TV shows where people are nominated or volunteer to get a head-to-toe makeover. Sometimes this includes a makeover in manners, in the way they dress, or their hairstyle. These aren’t the only type of makeovers. There are also makeovers for your teeth! What is a smile makeover? Well it is…