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Is Your Mouth Showing Signs of Aging?

Shortened teeth are a sure sign; lengthening them makes people look younger. We have methods to build up shortened or chipped teeth. Do You Have Periodontal Disease? Periodontal, or gum, disease are rarely noticed in early stages. Only by dental exam do you know for sure. However, there are some telltale symptoms: bleeding gums, bad breath, loose teeth, or gums that are shrinking away from the teeth. Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, so help keep your smile youthful [...]

By |2019-01-08T08:00:45-08:00January 8, 2019|Restorative Dentistry|

Changing Smiles by Bonding

Skill, Technology, and a little "Magic" With the wonderful age of dental bonding, teeth can be made healthy and beautiful in most cases without multiple appointments, anesthesia, temporaries and at less expense than crowns. Magic? Not really. Bonding techniques have been around for years, and improvements in dental materials have made it one of the most effective and versatile treatments in dentistry. Bonding is a procedure in which a white composite resin is applied to the natural outer surface of the tooth. The tooth [...]

By |2018-07-17T00:00:57-07:00July 17, 2018|Restorative Dentistry|

A Change in Looks Can Change Your Life

A healthy, beautiful smile should be part of your everyday wardrobe. If you're looking for some self-improvement, don't forget that your smile is a vital part of your total image. Your smile is often the first impression people have of you. Psychological studies have shown that a person's physical attractiveness is judged by "the mouth, eyes, structure of the face, hair, and nose" in that order! What is "attractive?" Psychologists have trouble defining "beauty." But they agree that beauty is important in every social [...]

By |2018-06-19T00:00:02-07:00June 19, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry|