When we talk about getting a green smile on behalf of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re not talking about the green tinge you end up with when you drink green-colored fruit punch. Instead, we’re focusing on the way you can make some changes to your dental care to ensure you’re protecting the environment, while you protect your oral health. Didn’t realize this was a possibility? Fortunately, we have some simple tips to help you on your way if sustainability is important to you.
When it’s time for a restoration, you might do anything you can to rationalize a way out of your visit. We know that it’s not the most exciting part of your week but it is necessary (and the results will definitely put a smile on your face). Unfortunately, if you ignore the need for restorative care, you’re setting yourself up for some disappointment. Learn more about why you need to take our suggestion for repairs seriously.
As you prepare to come in for your dental filling, even if you feel completely relaxed about the procedure (which you should, since it is absolutely comfortable!), you may still be dealing with a bit of anxiety about what to expect later. As in, after you go home and the filling is in place. What’s life going to be like, you may wonder? Will your tooth feel and look okay? Do you need to buy special toothpaste? We’ve got all the answers you could ever need!
When you look around at smiles, see teeth in magazines, talk closely with friends and family members, and more, you may notice that you feel like the only person with little ridges on your teeth. Where did they come from and why do you rarely see them on other smiles? Fortunately, this is nothing to worry about (but we know you might not be happy with your smile’s appearance). Learn more about mamelons and how to rely on cosmetic dentistry for improvement.
The idea of going through teeth whitening for a smile you absolutely love probably sounds like an experience that is well worth it. Once you find out that it’s a comfortable, convenient option, following through with it is almost too easy. That is, until you start wondering what you can expect once the treatment is over. As luck would have it, fortune is certainly shining down on you when it comes to professional cosmetic care. We do our best to protect your smile and to prepare you to care for it after a treatment. Learn more about the details as you set out to receive a whiter grin.
Do you know your oral sedation facts? Or, do you have only the slightest idea about what might set it apart from other sedation selections (but not by much)? If you’re all over the place and would like to streamline your knowledge, we suggest collecting essential facts with our helpful quiz. Of course, whatever you’re still lacking in knowledge we will be happy to fill in during your next appointment (or over the phone).
If you don’t know very much about your gums but you are diagnosed with any stage of gum disease, you might find that you know something is wrong and that treatment is essential … but that for the most part, you have no idea what we’re talking about. We don’t love this, of course, because one of our priorities is for our patients to feel educated and relaxed about the care they receive. To make sure you know all about your gum health, we offer up some essential terms to store away in the “dental center” of your mind.
When you’re getting ready to receive Invisalign treatment, you are probably full of excitement about how lovely your smile is going to look in the future. Then, of course, there might also be some factors that have you a little bit worried. The treatment will be covering your smile and shifting your teeth, so there’s a bit of an adjustment period. What to think about this? How to make it easier? How do you avoid losing your trays? For the time being just take a breath, relax, and let us help you make it through the beginning of your treatment with ease!
Are you someone who can barely utter a sentence without talking about your beloved pup? Perhaps you and your hound tend to go just about everywhere together. If you are always overjoyed to discover events that are pet-friendly, why not stop by this upcoming event called Yappy Hour? It’s actually designed for you and your dog, so come out for a great time!
There’s nothing wrong with asking questions about cosmetic care or any other type of dental care for that matter! In fact, we encourage you to talk with us about anything you’re considering for your smile, so you feel good about your choices. As you may have guessed, we would much prefer you come to us with questions right away, rather than giving yourself time to feel worried about treatment. If you’re curious about dental contouring, for instance, we are happy to help. Consider some common concerns, questions, and the answers we have for you.