Am I a Candidate for Clear Aligner Therapy?

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth but don’t want to wear metal braces? Then clear aligner therapy might be the ideal solution for you. Read our blog post where we go over the benefits of clear aligner options along with ways to tell that they’re the right solution for you.

When to Consider Dental Implants

Missing one or more teeth is not only damaging to your self-esteem, but it can make it harder to talk, eat your favorite foods, and flash a smile. Dental implants, however, can help you have a healthy smile again. Read our blog post where we go over when you should consider getting dental implants and what the procedure is like.

Most Common Gum Disease Symptoms

Nearly 70 million Americans suffer from gum disease—a debilitating, yet completely preventable, dental disease. Check out our blog post where we go over the symptoms of gingivitis and also present ways that you can avoid developing advanced gum disease in the future.

Is Periodontal Disease Treatable?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a condition that affects millions of Americans each year. Read our blog post to learn about periodontal disease, including prevention and treatments.

5 Everyday Habits That Are Ruining Your Teeth

You may think you’re taking excellent care of your teeth by brushing and flossing on a regular basis and seeing the dentist as often as you’re supposed to, but then not be aware of the fact that some everyday habits can seriously harm your oral health. Check out our blog post for 5 habits that can harm your teeth.

Can Crowns or Implant Teeth Get Cavities?

If you’ve just received a dental crown or a dental implant, you may be looking into the best ways to take care of your restoration so that it lasts you as long as possible. Check out our blog post for advice on caring for your dental crowns and dental implants.

Why Does the Dentist Offer BOTOX Injections?

You trust your dentist to take care of your teeth, look after your gums, and make sure you have a beautiful, healthy smile in general. So how does BOTOX fit in? Read our blog post for a look at dentist provided BOTOX injections.

Do I Need a Dental Bridge or a Dental Crown?

If you’re dealing with a damaged or missing tooth, you may know that you need some type of restorative dental treatment, but then feel a little bit clueless about where to go from there. Read our blog post to learn about the differences between dental crowns and dental bridges, and which may be right for you.

How Is Bone Grafting Done for Dental Implants?

Dental implants replace the tooth so seamlessly, it can seem like a miracle solution for many people. However, for patients who need a bone graft in order to successfully receive an implant, the process is a little bit more complicated. Read our blog post to learn why a bone graft may be necessary, and get an idea of what the procedure looks like.

Can Root Canal Therapy Cause Sinus Issues?

Root canals are an effective, and often necessary, treatment that can save a decayed or damaged tooth. But if you’re having sinus problems after a root canal, it’s probably not random. Read our blog post for a look at the potential connection between this common dental treatment and your sinuses.

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