Invisalign is quickly catching on as an alternative to traditional metal braces. Wondering if it could be right for you? Here are five advantages Invisalign has over traditional braces, plus five common issues it is used to fix.
Dental bonding is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure because of its affordability and low time commitment. But when is dental bonding the right solution for your teeth?
Here are three times when your dentist may recommend dental bonding, plus what to expect at your appointment, and how to care for your smile.
Are you self-conscious about a minor overlap in your teeth? Do you need to repair a small chip or crack? Have you considered dental recontouring?
Dental recontouring is ideal for patients who would like to improve their smiles without surgery or lengthy procedures.
If you are considering restorative and cosmetic dentistry for decayed or damaged teeth, you have a lot of options.
Whether you’re interviewing for a job, on a first date, or in another new situation, making a good first impression is crucial.
So, how do you make a good first impression? A lot has to do with how you approach the conversation. Do you make eye contact? Is your handshake firm? Are you prepared for your initial meeting with subject matter knowledge or insightful questions? Can you practice active listening?
Another key? Starting off with a smile.
You’re in the market for a new dentist. You know your dental health is important, and you want a provider that will care for your teeth in a way that is skilled, affordable, and efficient.
Maybe you need to schedule a few complex procedures for a single visit. Maybe you have trouble saying “ahh” wide enough for the dentist. Or maybe you struggle with dental anxiety or white coat syndrome.
What are the advantages of sedation dentistry? We asked Erin, a patient who recently chose IV sedation for her dental procedure. Here’s what she said:
Maybe you live in dread of going to the dentist. Maybe you need a root canal, but don’t want to experience the procedure. Maybe you have several complex procedures to schedule, and can’t seem to find the time.
For Molly*, going to the dentist had been a stressful experience since she required emergency oral surgery as a young child. She could barely manage going to the dentist for her regular checkups, and when the dentist told Molly she would need surgery to remove her wisdom teeth, she panicked. She knew that the surgery would be necessary to prevent the wisdom teeth from growing and damaging several nearby nerves, but she didn’t think she could handle the stress of another dental surgery.