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Signs of Gum Disease

About half of all adults in the United States will suffer from gum disease, an infection affecting the gum tissue, at some point in their lifetimes. Though prevalent, not many people can recognize the symptoms of this disease. In fact,…


Keep Teeth Straight After Clear Braces

Your dentist can help you get the straight smile of your dreams with clear-colored aligners. These custom-made, translucent appliances fit over your unique smile to gradually push teeth into your desired straight position. Then you can feel proud to show…


How to Avoid Tooth Loss

Missing teeth can lead to a number of struggles. You may have trouble with your usual oral functions, like chewing or speaking. You might feel self-conscious about new gaps disrupting the appearance of your smile. And you could face a…


Do Not Worry with Veneers

Are you looking for a way to enhance the appearance of your teeth on a long-term, durable basis? Ask your dentist about porcelain veneers. These cap-like shells adhere to the front of your teeth using bonding material in order to…


Can You Fracture a Tooth?

Your teeth endure wear and tear routinely as you bite and chew throughout your day. While the teeth might suffer some erosion over time, you might also suffer an accident which can result in a more acute injury to your…


How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

Have you noticed that your teeth appear yellow, stained, or otherwise diminished in color? Dental discoloration can impact the way your smile appears. You might suffer a blow to your self-esteem if you feel unhappy with your tooth color. Your…


Gum Color and Your Oral Health

Your gums are a type of connective tissue that helps keep the teeth securely in place within the mouth. The average healthy dental patient has firm, pink gums. Many people often overlook their gums when caring for their dental health,…


Longevity of Teeth Straightening Treatment

If you seek a straighter smile, your dentist can align crooked teeth using clear braces. These custom-made plastic aligners gradually shift your teeth into an aligned position when worn as instructed. Though the advantages of this cosmetic dental solution seem…


How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

About half of the world’s population will grind their teeth periodically, and about 5% of people clench or grind their teeth on a regular basis. The constant grating of the top teeth against the bottom teeth, a habit known as…


Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

Gum disease refers to a relatively common infection in the gum tissue. It can begin with inflamed gums, but as it advances, bacteria can eat away at the structure of your teeth, gums, and jawbone. This can result in irreversible…