Month: February 2016

Invisalign: Everything You Need To Know

Are you embarrassed to show your teeth when you smile? You’re not alone – crooked or crowded teeth can negatively affect your self confidence. However, the aesthetic appeal of your smile is not the only reason you should be concerned about your teeth. In fact, a crooked smile is often an indicator of malocclusion –… Read more »

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Grinding or clenching your teeth – a condition known as bruxism – can put a lot of strain on your muscles around your jaw and face. Often times, patients will complain of a “tired” feeling in their jaw without realizing they’ve been putting additional strain on their muscles. This can happen for two reasons; teeth… Read more »

The Best Way To Avoid Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection that is caused from a buildup of bacteria, known as plaque or tartar. While plaque can usually be kept to a minimum when you practice excellent oral hygiene, tartar can be especially tough and requires your dentist to be able to really clean it all off. The best way to… Read more »

Got a Broken Tooth? We Can Help!

There are few aches and pains that compare to dental discomfort, and a broken tooth is one of the most uncomfortable dental issues you can experience. To make matters worse, structural damage can threaten your tooth’s very existence if you don’t take hasty action to repair it. Luckily, you have several options for saving your… Read more »