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Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Oct 11th, 2019

Dental veneers are a minimally invasive treatment to perfect the look of your smile. Veneers are wafer-thin pieces of porcelain that go on the front surface of teeth. They’re a permanent solution for a variety of cosmetic and functional dental concerns.  Veneers might be best known as a cosmetic procedure....

How to Help Your Child Prepare for Wisdom Tooth Extraction Sep 1st, 2019

The last teeth to appear in your child’s mouth are the third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth. Unlike the rest of the permanent teeth, wisdom teeth erupt after puberty, typically between the ages of 17 to 25. But for many people, there simply isn’t room in their mouths for...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays Aug 8th, 2019

Have you heard about the Invisalign® craze? That’s a pretty apt description of the frenzy that surrounds these revolutionary teeth straighteners. The advent of invisible braces took the world by storm and hasn’t stopped growing.  To date, more than 5 million people have chosen to straighten their teeth with these...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Jul 24th, 2019

Dentures can be a hassle, especially in the first few weeks.  Many new denture wearers have difficulty eating and speaking, as it takes time for their jaw and tongue to get accustomed to their teeth. In some cases, new denture wearers talk with a lisp until their tongue relearns how...

4 Factors That Put You at Greater Risk of Developing Sleep Apnea Jun 17th, 2019

Does your partner often complain about your snoring episodes? Do you often awaken during the night to find yourself gasping for breath? If so, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is characterized by short episodes, ranging from a few seconds to one minute, in which you stop...

5 Problems You May Experience If You Continue to Ignore Your Crossbite May 20th, 2019

A crossbite is a dental problem that typically appears when a child starts growing teeth, and sometimes the alignment doesn’t correct itself when adult teeth emerge. Ideally, teeth grow straight up and down, but in a crossbite, some of the teeth are tilted toward the cheeks or the tongue. Although...

Regain Normal Function With Dental Implants Apr 15th, 2019

If your chewing ability isn’t what it used to be because of missing teeth, it may be time to consider other options. While dentures are one alternative for replacing teeth lost to decay or injury, they can also be uncomfortable and inconvenient. Dental implants offer many benefits over dentures, including...