What You Need to Know about Cosmetic Dentistry

When you hear the words “cosmetic dentistry”, do you think of caps, crowns, and teeth whitening? How about dental implants? Cosmetic dentistry includes all these things, and much more. A Little History Dental cosmetic procedures have been around for centuries. Of course, tooth replacement back in the year 1400 was primitive, consisting of teeth made from animal bones and ivory. By …

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The Top 10 Benefits of Dental Implants

How do you feel about your smile? Our smiles are one of the first things people notice about us. That is because nice teeth can give the impression of health and vitality. Missing teeth can be embarrassing, and negatively impact the health of your mouth and jaw. Thankfully, there are a few options available if you have missing teeth, including …

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The Benefits of a Multi-Specialty Dental Practice

Wondering if cosmetic dentistry may be right for you? Take our quiz to find out more… Learn More Have you ever heard the expression “when it rains, it pours”? That old adage happens in life more often than we like, and it can occur in every type of situation, including your dental needs. Perhaps your child has a cavity at …

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Teeth Whitening

Your smile is important. It’s one of the first things you notice when you meet someone. A whiter, brighter smile is beautiful – it can help you feel better about yourself and make a memorable impression. Your lifestyle and the aging process can stain and darken your teeth. Many things we do on a regular basis can contribute to stained …

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Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

Wondering if Sleep Apnea may be impacting you? Take our quiz to find out more… Sleep Apnea ESS Sleep Apnea Quiz Sleep apnea patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can be treated, based on extent and severity with either: Surgical Therapy – UPPP or ULAP Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) machine Oral Dental Appliance Generally, mild and moderate sleep apnea …

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Periodontal Disease: Types of Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or many teeth. It begins when the bacteria in plaque (the sticky, colorless …

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DIGITAL IMPRESSIONS: NO GAG DENTISTRY

It wasn’t too long ago that when you went to the dentist for certain procedures, like dental impressions, you knew you were in for some serious discomfort. With your mouth stuffed full of a dental compound, the dentist left you alone while it set and you sat in discomfort for what seemed like forever trying not to gag. Now, however, …

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What is endodontic treatment?

“Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odont” is Greek for “tooth.” Endodontic treatment treats the inside of the tooth. To understand endodontic treatment, it helps to know something about the anatomy of the tooth. Inside the tooth, under the white enamel and a hard layer called the dentin, is a soft tissue called the pulp. The pulp contains …

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Dental Implants

If you have a missing tooth, wherever it may be in your mouth, you might be self-conscious about it. You may wonder if you are the only one with this situation, but according to the American Dental Association the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has at least three decayed or missing teeth. When people have a …

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