Getting a Dental Filling – What to Expect

You have just received a routine tooth cleaning, and as the dentist examines your teeth and views your x-rays, you hear those dreaded words, “You have a cavity”. The dentist makes many people nervous, and having to come back for an additional procedure can increase that anxiety. However, you can feel rest assured that at […]

Understanding Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are snugly fit “cap” placed over the tooth. They are used for basic chewing functionality, speech, and aesthetics. Crowns are generally recommended in cases where the tooth has suffered severe decay and has extensive restorations. Therefore, dental crowns are used to cover and protect the remaining portion of the tooth. Additionally, they help […]

What to Expect When Receiving a Dental Implant

If you have received a consultation and your dentist confirms that a dental implant is right for you, it is now time to start preparing for the procedure. It is important to note that every situation is unique; the information below may differ for each patient. What to Expect Before Dental Implants During a consultation […]

Cosmetic Dentistry – Busting Some Common Myths

Whether we like it or not the first impression we make is generally based on our outward appearance. Much of the time this first impression is our smile. The power of a straight white smile can lead you to feel and act more confidently. Leaving a positive impression as you meet new people. Let’s take […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Dental X-rays are considered safe. However, the small amount of radiation exposure leads many to ask questions about side effects and the safety of dental X-rays. That is where we come in. We are happy to answer all of your dental radiation questions and/or concerns. What are Dental X-Rays? Dental X-rays are a diagnostic tool […]

What to Expect After a Tooth Extraction

If you have been advised that a tooth extraction is necessary you understandably may be feeling nervous. Whether you require simple or a surgical extraction the procedure can feel scary. First and foremost we hope that you understand that patient comfort is our number one priority. Our team will do everything possible to make this […]

What are Dental Sealants? Do I Need Them?

Brushing and flossing daily is the best way to prevent tooth decay. However, small crevices and ridges may make it difficult to thoroughly clean the teeth, leaving missed areas. This is where dental sealants can do their job. What are Dental Sealants? Dental sealants are a non-permanent material that covers the biting surface of teeth. […]

New Year, New Smile, New You With Cosmetic Dentistry

We have all heard it before, “New Year, new me”, well this year let’s be a bit more specific, “New Year, new smile, new you”. That means that this year we urge you to give yourself the gift of an improved smile through cosmetic dentistry services. New Year, New Smile, New You With Cosmetic Dentistry […]

Everything to Know About Dental Veneers

Has the imperfect appearance of your smile left you feeling uncomfortable or even embarrassed to smile? You are not alone. Many of us struggle with a less than perfect set of pearly whites, leaving us to feel self-conscious. First impressions are everything and more than likely the first impression you will make is with your […]

Dental Veneers – Understanding the Procedure

Dental veneers also referred to as porcelain veneers, are a very thin shell applied to the front of a tooth or teeth. They are normally used to correct chipped, discolored/stained, misaligned, worn down, uneven or abnormally spaced teeth. The shells are wafer-thin, custom-made to cover the front of the tooth in need of correction and […]