Month: June 2016

3 Serious Consequences of Teeth-Grinding

Bruxism, or the habit of constantly grinding your teeth, poses a serious risk to your oral health if it isn’t treated. Unlike occasionally clenching your teeth, bruxism involves relentless, often unconscious teeth-grinding. Since it often occurs at night, you can’t stop it simply by trying to be aware of it. To underscore the importance of… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Gum Contouring?

Do you have a gummy smile? This means your smile displays too much gum tissue, making teeth appear small or uneven. If so, we can recommend a cosmetic treatment to improve the beauty of your smile. Do you have questions about gum contouring? How do you keep your gums healthy and beautiful?

Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?

Just like you, children of all ages can develop a dental cavity. Many parents assume that since baby teeth will fall out eventually, that a cavity can be ignored. However, this is far from the truth. Ignoring a cavity in a baby tooth can lead to serious complications that threaten the health and stability of… Read more »

How Does Dental Bonding Repair Teeth?

Whether through a sports accident or because you bit down on a particularly hard piece of food, our teeth can become damaged. If you chip a tooth, we urge you to see a dentist right for treatment. Using cosmetic dentistry, we can actually repair a chipped tooth in just a single visit. How does dental… Read more »

Can You Correct Misalignment Without Braces?

If you suffer from misalignment, then you’ve probably considered braces. As an adult or teen however, you may feel uncomfortable with wearing metal orthodontics for 18 months to 2 years. What if there was an alternative, one that was barely visible? Can you correct misalignment without braces?