Month: November 2016

How to Fix a Chipped or Broken Tooth

Dental emergencies come in all shapes and sizes, though in many cases they involve damage to one or more teeth. The good news is that fixing a chipped or broken tooth may not be as challenging as you believe. With an array of cosmetic and restorative options, your dentist can restore your tooth’s strength, integrity,… Read more »

What a Dental Crown Does for Your Smile

When a tooth can no longer perform its duties, or when its appearance is significantly marred, the best way to address may be to completely cap the tooth with a dental crown. With today’s advanced imaging technology and lifelike dental materials, most crowns are not only strong, but also indistinguishable from natural, healthy teeth. In… Read more »

Gummy Smile? Consider Gum Contouring

Your gums are an important part of your smile, and not just because they protect your teeth’s roots from things like food debris and harmful oral bacteria. They also outline your teeth, and as such, act as a frame for the masterpiece of your smile. When this frame is uneven due to excessive gum tissues,… Read more »

Signs that You’re Grinding Your Teeth Too Much

Sometimes, the greatest threat to your teeth isn’t plaque and tartar or the cavities they can cause. When you grind your teeth too much, the pressure and friction can eventually cause extensive wear and damage to your teeth. One of the biggest problems with excessive teeth-grinding, or bruxism, is that patients typically grind the most… Read more »