Cosmetic Dentistry Archive

Dec
5

What to Do When You Crack a Tooth

Cracked a Tooth? Cracking or chipping your tooth can be extremely painful. While a chipped or cracked tooth may cause issues with chewing, biting, and eating, it can also cause further harm to your other teeth. What Happens? A cracked tooth can cause harm to the root of the tooth and can sometimes lead to […]

Jul
19

Why You May Have Developed a Gap

Have you noticed a little extra space between your teeth recently? If you’ve had perfectly spaced pearly whites for your whole life and have suddenly developed a gap, you’re not alone. Here are a few reasons why a gap could be appearing in your mouth. In some cases, the way that you swallow can be […]

Mar
21

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Whether it was a car accident, a fall, or some other traumatic mishap that led to you harming your teeth, here is an informative guide on what to do if you chip, crack, break, dislodge, or lose a tooth. Oftentimes, traumatic accidents can damage your teeth. When that occurs, a dentist can help fix the […]

Feb
7

Don’t Fall Asleep With Your Dentures In!

Having dentures can be challenging, especially at first. Many patients have issues adjusting to the size, shape, and orientation of dentures. It may take awhile for patients to become accustomed to having dentures as well as the cleaning and care routine for dentures. Whether you are new to dentures or a seasoned pro, you must […]

Oct
26

What You Need to Know About Grills

Dental grills might draw attention to your teeth and your smile, but they are actually pretty terrible for your teeth. If you have ever seen a music video with someone in it wearing grills, then you are likely looking at dental grills that are made from gold, silver, or another precious metal. While expensive grills […]

Aug
10

Why Yellow Teeth Might Be in Your Future

We brush, we floss, we pay for the expensive teeth whitening system all in the name of keeping our pearly whites just that, white. But, according to science, no matter what we do, yellow teeth may be in our future. As we grow older our teeth will yellow, and while this could be because of […]

May
2

How Fragile is Porcelain Dental Work?

When you hear the word porcelain, what is the first thing that comes to mind? A fragile figurine or an old-school tea set? We normally do not usually associate the term with our teeth, but when discussing topics of crowns, veneers, and bridges it is a common word to come across. If associated with fragility […]

Apr
27

Social Anxiety and Teeth Grinding

Thousands of people suffer from anxiety; in fact, it is fairly common for people to suffer from an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders usually affect the lives of sufferers in many ways and can be very difficult to manage. But, something that anxiety sufferers may not have realized is that their anxiety could be affecting their […]

Mar
22

BEAVER ENAMEL

When you think of the paradigm of good oral health, you may not think immediately of beavers. However, it’s true—these constructive little critters have good oral health, despite the fact that you don’t see beavers brushing and flossing! So what keeps their teeth in such good condition? They’ve got help right from the get-go, with […]