Month: September 2016

Do You Have a Wisdom Tooth Emergency?

Wisdom teeth are often thought of as a rite of passage, but the truth is, not everyone grows them. For those that do, however, the presence of their wisdom teeth (or third molars) can lead to a host of dental problems, including wisdom tooth impaction, tooth misalignment, severe discomfort, and tooth damage, to name just… Read more »

3 Major Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite fillings, or tooth-colored fillings, are becoming increasingly more popular for patients with cavities who want a better option than metal. Even patients who already have metal fillings often choose to replace them with tooth-colored ones to improve their smiles. Yet, the benefits of tooth-colored fillings extend beyond their appearance. The resin used to create… Read more »

How Professional Teeth Whitening Works

Teeth whitening is perhaps the most popular form of cosmetic dentistry, but how it works isn’t as widely understood. This misunderstanding is the reason why people still question if professional treatment is needed, considering the vast amount of products available over the counter. The truth, though, is that there are important differences between professional and… Read more »

When You Grind Your Teeth Too Much

Grinding your teeth is natural, especially when you’re stressed, distraught, or angry. But for some people, it’s more than just an occasional thing – it’s a condition (known as bruxism) that should be addressed as soon as possible. When you grind your teeth too much, the action can become a threat to your dental health… Read more »