We’ve discussed the dangers of gum disease in the past, which in addition to discomfort can include adult tooth loss. Fortunately, we can help improve the health of your smile and prevent the advanced stages of the disease. How do we address gum disease? When do you know if you need to seek treatment?
Periodontal disease affects millions of people in the United States, often increasing the risk of adult tooth loss. In order to protect your smile, we offer a scaling and root planing in the early stages of inflammation. Do you need a deep cleaning? How do you recognize the warning signs of gum disease?
Last week we looked at how tooth decay can impact little smiles and offered a few preventive options to safeguard the teeth. Tonight, kids across the country will be heading out to gather candy by trick or treating (or trunk or treating). Even if you’re an adult, you might suddenly find a lot more candy around the house. How can you enjoy these sugary treats without putting your smile at risk?
Have you children developed a cavity? Tooth decay can be uncomfortable and in the advanced stages, a threat to the stability of the tooth. Losing teeth prematurely can lead to misalignment and other serious complications. How do kids avoid cavities? What can you do to help protect their smiles?
Preventive dentistry involves treatment designed to help you avoid the onset of common problems, addressing them before they begin. We offer a number of seemingly minor treatments that are designed to strengthen your smile against the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Patients of all ages, from children to adults, can benefit from preventive treatment.
Do you have bad breath? Halitosis is never fun and can lead to embarrassment. Instead of avoiding interactions with others or gorging yourself on mints to address the issue, why not target the causes? Often issues with our oral health can lead to the onset of halitosis. What can you do to enjoy fresher breath?
We use cosmetic dentistry to help improve the shape and shade of the teeth, addressing common problems with the appearance of your smile. Doing so can help you feel more confident and in some cases, even improve the health of your smile and help avoid common oral health concerns. What cosmetic procedures do we offer? Which ones will help your smile?
When a tooth becomes chipped, or if you develop permanent discoloration that doesn’t respond to traditional teeth whitening techniques, what should you do? We actually have two different cosmetic procedures that can help. Should you try bonding or veneers to improve the beauty of your smile?
We understand that the beauty of your smile is important. Your smile’s appearance can impact your levels of self-confidence and help you make a positive first impression. If you have issues with the color of your teeth, then you may benefit from cosmetic treatments, such as teeth whitening. Do you have questions about teeth whitening?
While tooth decay does impact millions of people, from young children to seniors, you can take steps to protect your smile from the onset of cavities. There are a number of ways to prevent tooth decay, from changes to our diet to practicing better oral hygiene at home.