Taking Care Of Porcelain Veneers

Getting porcelain veneers can help improve your smile in many ways. You can get veneers to repair a chipped tooth or to make your teeth more even. While porcelain veneers can last for many years, how you take care of them will ultimately determine their lifespan. Here are tips for taking care of your porcelain veneers once your dentist has placed them on your teeth. Protect the resin The resin that bonds your porcelain veneers to your natural teeth is very strong, but it is still susceptible to stains and wear. Read More 

Two Easy Ways To Bounce Back Fast Post Dental Extraction

You probably already know that you won't be feeling any pain during or after your dental extraction, thanks to anesthesia and pain meds, but you might be dreading the surgery anyway. The reason that many people dread dental extractions is actually due to the recovery, rather than the surgery itself. You may envision a long, drawn-out recovery period that will keep you from your normal routine, but it doesn't have to be that way. Read More 

TMJ: Treatment Options And When To See A Dentist

TMJ is a condition that affects the joint and muscle of the jaw and causes painful symptoms, such as a locking jaw and difficulty chewing. With more than 10 million Americans affected, TMJ is a common condition. Below is an explanation of the most common treatment options, what can be done if those options aren't working, and when to make an appointment with your dentist. What are Common Treatment Options? Read More 

Top 3 Reasons To Replace Your Missing Teeth

Have you lost one or more teeth in an accident? Are you wondering whether to ignore the situation or whether you want to go to the trouble of having dental implants or perhaps being fitted for a dental bridge? Although it can be tempting to leave your teeth alone if there is no pain, here are some reasons why you should consider bridges or implants: Better appearance: Although you may not care one way or the other, other people may take notice of the fact that you lack a full mouth's worth of teeth. Read More 

Risks To Oral Health During College

There were approximately 21 million students who enrolled in colleges and universities in the fall of 2014, and that number could certainly rise in ensuing years if the new proposal of tuition-free community colleges comes to fruition. Normally, college activities will certainly be consumed with classes, assignments and exams, but there are other activities associated with college culture that can really be bad for your health and your oral health in particular. Read More