Archive for June, 2014

Do Dental Implants Require Special Care?

With revolutionary technology and new techniques, patients with missing teeth have more treatment options than ever before. In the past, losing teeth likely meant a lifetime of struggling with ill-fitting dentures and the insecurities of a toothless smile. Fortunately, our implant dentist can restore missing teeth with biocompatible, permanent replacements that look and feel natural. […]

How Stain-Resistant Are Porcelain Veneers?

Used to produce a total smile makeover, porcelain veneers conceal a variety of flaws in one’s smile. Living with smile imperfections can take a toll on a patient’s confidence and self-esteem. Many patients with stained, crooked, and visibly damaged teeth are embarrassed to smile around others and often avoid social situations because they feel self-conscious. […]

Dental Implants: How long will I be without replacement teeth?

Losing teeth in adulthood is a distressing experience that affects a patient’s ability to chew food comfortably and efficiently. Eventually, tooth loss leaves nearby teeth unsupported and puts them at risk for collapsing into empty tooth sockets. Tooth loss also has psychological effects; many patients develop a depressed mood and develop anxiety during social situations […]