How To Clean Dental Implants
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November 15, 2021

When you get dental implants, it’s important to take the time to clean and maintain them. Although the restorations that attach to dental implants cannot get cavities, plaque can build up on and under them, which can lead to gum disease, bone loss, and implant failure. Here’s how to clean your dental implants and why it matters.

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Invisalign vs Braces: Which is Faster?
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November 12, 2021

While Invisalign and braces both straighten teeth and correct bites, there are a number of differences between these two orthodontic treatments. If you’re trying to choose which is best for you, one factor you might be wondering about is whether braces or Invisalign is faster. Here’s what you need to know.

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How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?
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August 15, 2021

Are your teeth in need of a teeth whitening treatment? There are many different types, some over the counter, and others professionally administered by your dentist. They also come in a range of costs and degrees of effectiveness. But before you spend money on a teeth whitening system or treatment of some sort, you are probably wondering how long the results will last. The truth is, it depends on many different factors.

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How Long Does Invisalign Take to Straighten Teeth?
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August 12, 2021

If you’re considering Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you’re probably also wondering how long you can expect it to take. The answer is a little more complicated than you might think because there are a few different factors involved. Here’s what you need to know about how long it takes for Invisalign to straighten teeth.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self-Confidence
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July 9, 2021

As dentists, we’re always pleased to help our patients achieve better oral health, but there’s something especially rewarding about providing a treatment that completely transforms a person’s self-esteem. If you’ve spent your whole life hiding your teeth when you smile or avoiding looking in the mirror, cosmetic dentistry can help you feel confident enough to share your smile with the world. Here are some of the ways cosmetic dentistry can boost your self-confidence.

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Do You Need to See an Orthodontist for Invisalign?
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June 17, 2021

Everyone knows that when you need braces, you need to see an orthodontist. Why, then, do so many dentists offer Invisalign? Is it a good idea to go to your general dentist for Invisalign treatment, or should you see an orthodontist for Invisalign just like you would with traditional metal braces? The short answer is no, you don’t need to go to an orthodontist for Invisalign aligners. Here’s why.

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What is the Typical Dental Implant Healing Time?
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June 15, 2021

The process of getting dental implants is more complicated than that of traditional bridges or dentures, but the results are well worth your time. Dental implants are designed to last a lifetime, and because they’re the only solution for replacing the roots of missing teeth, you’ll have a more stable restoration, as well as protection against jaw bone loss. Implants must be surgically placed into the jaw, and as with any surgery, there is some healing time needed afterwards. Here’s what you need to know about typical dental implant healing time.

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Starting Your Child on the Road to Dental Health
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May 24, 2021

Dental hygiene is one of the most essential skills you can teach your child. Learning about dental health early on sets your child up with a lifetime of good habits, strong teeth, and makes every trip to the dentist an enjoyable experience instead of a stressful one.

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5 Foods and Drinks That Discolor Your Teeth
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May 22, 2021

You brush your teeth twice a day like you’re supposed to, don’t smoke, and floss regularly. So why do you still have yellowing and stained teeth?! Stained teeth can be embarrassing and even make you look older than your actual age, but luckily, stains are easy to prevent and treat. Here are some of the most frequent causes of tooth discoloration.

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