Month: February 2018

How Do I Know if I Have Gum Disease?

Once you know that you have gum disease, you can take appropriate steps to treat it, starting with a visit to your dentist. However, for some patients, the signs of gum disease aren’t obvious, and the symptoms are often mistaken for minor occurrences. That’s because many people aren’t aware of what the early signs of… Read more »

How Do I Prevent Tooth Loss from Happening?

The good news about tooth loss is that it isn’t as big of a deal as it used to be. With fewer options for replacing lost teeth and rudimentary technology, dentists of the past were limited in their ability to design appropriate prostheses. Today, however, custom restorations can rebuild virtually any smile. In addition, advanced… Read more »

Things You Can Do with Porcelain Veneers

A porcelain veneer is an ultra-thin, highly customized shell of dental porcelain that can be bonded to the front surfaces of one or more teeth. If you want to restore your smile’s healthy, beautiful appearance but are worried about undergoing extensive cosmetic work, porcelain veneers may be the ideal solution. In many cases, custom veneers… Read more »

Answering Common Questions About TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is common, but it is still one of the lesser-known and understood of all chronic dental health issues. Because many patients are aware of what TMJ disorder is or how it can affect their oral health, they often aren’t aware that there’s an issue when they begin to show signs. Understanding TMJ disorder… Read more »