You’ve just finished off a year or more of orthodontic treatment and you’re absolutely thrilled to say goodbye forever to your braces or clear aligners. But wait! Your dentist tells you that now you need to wear a retainer…permanently? Read our blog post to learn the importance of permanent retainers and the circumstances when they can be removed.
You don’t have to know much about dentistry to know that a dead tooth is not something you want to deal with. We admit, the name is a bit frightening! But knowledge is power and we think it’s better to be informed about what the condition actually is. Read our blog post to learn about causes, symptoms and treatment.
Tax season is inching ever closer to us, which means we’re all on the lookout for ways to save. When doing so, don’t forget to look over your dental expenses for the past tax year! You’ll be happy to know that claiming dental expenses is in fact an allowable deduction since it does fall under the category of medical expenses after all. Read our blog post to learn which dental procedures are deductible.
There have been plenty of beneficial changes to dentistry over the years. However, our patients occasionally ask us about dental fads that can be harmful. Read our blog post for a closer look at dangerous dental fads. We want to help you avoid accidentally damaging your teeth in pursuit of a perfect smile.
For most of us, dry mouth is a relatively rare inconvenience. For some, however, frequent dry mouth can be a painful condition that leads to other health problems. Read our blog post to help you decide whether the dry mouth you experience is normal or if it’s something you should discuss with us.
From Hollywood celebrities who need red-carpet ready smiles to those of us who just want a smile we feel confident about, dental veneers have long been a dental solution to improve the appearance of your smile. Read our blog post for a closer look at the history of dental veneers through the years.
Every day, thousands of Americans decide that they’re sick of living with stained or discolored teeth that cause them to hide their smiles out of embarrassment. Read our blog post to learn about teeth whitening options to fit your budget and lifestyle.
Many of our patients express some concern about the complexity of root canal therapy. Read our blog post where we walk you through what you can expect with a root canal procedure.
We care about your health and the health of your family. That’s why we’d like to use this post to discuss a very serious condition that can affect your overall health and the condition of your mouth and teeth, purging and bulimia.
Gingival recession, or gum recession, occurs when gum tissue is worn away and exposes the roots of the teeth. Read our blog post to find out if gum recession can be caused by wearing a dental retainer.