Cosmetic dentistry includes any dental procedure that improves the overall aesthetics (look) of your smile. A smile improvement is often known as a “smile makeover”, and due to its celebrity roots a “Hollywood smile” or even “Wedding smile”. A beautiful smile can have numerous effects on an individual’s self-confidence, self-esteem and personal relationships. Cosmetic dentistry…

What are the Advantages of implant-supported bridges over fixed bridges or removable partial dentures? Dental implants provide several advantages over other teeth replacement options. In addition to looking and functioning like natural teeth, implant-supported bridges replace teeth without support from adjacent natural teeth. Other common treatments for the loss of several teeth, such as fixed…

Ceramic Braces: Ceramic braces are made of very strong materials and are very similar to metal braces. The brackets are tooth colored and are nearly as strong as metal and can be used to treat nearly all of the same cases. Ceramic braces are a solution for adults who are looking for orthodontic solutions that…

Healthy gums are the foundation of a dazzling smile. And while brushing and flossing are key, new research shows that eating these five foods can also help keep your gums in the pink. Salmon  fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce inflammation all over the body, including the gums. A study found that…

Root canal therapy is considered to be the most feared dental procedure. Does that surprise you? A survey conducted by the American Association of Endodontists reveals that most people with a fear of the dentist base their fear on someone else’s experiences, not their own. The inaccurate information about root canal therapy prevents patients from…

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth. Crowns restore a tooth’s shape and size, strength, and/or improve its appearance. Crowns encase the entire visible portion of a tooth – from top of tooth to the gum line. Why is a dental crown needed? A dental crown may be needed…

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