4 Myths About Dental Implants

4 Myths About Dental Implants

Archeological records show some evidence that primitive dental implants may have been in use during prehistoric times. They were surprisingly widespread by at least 600 AD. The modern dental implant was developed in Switzerland in the 1970s, and their use caught on worldwide in the 1990s. Today, dental implants are the gold standard to replace missing teeth, but this common procedure …

How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

From job interviews to first dates, first impressions matter. A winning smile can help you put your best foot forward, but unsightly teeth are all too common. If you have teeth that are yellowed, stained, crooked, or simply worn down, porcelain veneers can improve your smile. Here’s what you should know. Porcelain veneers are thin, color-matched shells of dental porcelain …

4 Tips for How to Prevent Bad Breath

4 Tips for How to Prevent Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis, is an incredibly common issue that supports a multi-billion dollar industry in breath fresheners. Over the counter products work quite well against morning breath, as well as short-term cases caused by odiferous foods such as garlic and onions. Chronic bad breath is harder to eradicate, but these 4 tips can help you prevent even stubborn bad …

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

Until not very long ago, cosmetic dental procedures were few and far between. People with healthy teeth were considered lucky, even if their teeth were crooked, misshapen, or stained. Restorations such as fillings, crowns, and dentures were aesthetically and functionally poor, as dental technology did not allow them to blend with the neighboring teeth. Today, cosmetic dentistry has transformed a …

The Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

The Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a dental industry standard to restore the look and function of your teeth. Dental crowns are used to cover dental implants, placed on top of root canals, and put over damaged teeth. Crowns have been a standard of dental care for decades. Here are some pros and cons of dental crowns to consider. Using a crown on …