Month: September 2016

Is It Too Late to Prevent Gum Disease?

Despite the fact that it’s one of the most highly preventable maladies today, gum disease still remains one of the most frequently-occurring ones. If it were only a matter of red, occasionally bleeding gums, then its high rate of occurrence wouldn’t be too concerning. But untreated gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth… Read more »

What Chronic Bad Breath Really Means

It happens to most of us, especially in the mornings. We yawn and wince at the taste in our mouths after a good night’s sleep, or discreetly check our breath before entering a meeting and wince back at the smell we detect. Bad breath is embarrassing, but when it doesn’t go away, it can be… Read more »

The Secrets to Tooth Bonding and Contouring

Tooth bonding and contouring are minor cosmetic touchups for your smile that often have major benefits to your smile’s overall appearance. Bonding is the use of tooth-colored composite resin, and contouring is the careful sculpting of your tooth’s enamel. Both procedures can completely change the size, shape, color, and appearance of your teeth quickly and… Read more »

How Does a Tooth-Colored Filling Work?

Though they’ve been around for decades, tooth-colored fillings have grown increasingly more popular over the last several years. In addition to looking more natural, advanced materials also make the more discreet restorations safer and more effective in many cases. In fact, what makes tooth-colored fillings work better than metal ones lies in this biocompatibility –… Read more »