If you've been looking to improve your smile, one of the things that you should consider is a professional whitening treatment. It can help eliminate the discoloration and staining that leaves your teeth looking unsightly. However, if you're uncertain about the process, or if you've never done it before, there are a few things that your dentist may want you to know. Here are a few of the basics that you should understand before you make that appointment. [Read More]
Frequently Asked Questions About Lost Dental Crowns
If you bite down hard on a piece of food or have sustained a blow to the face, you may notice that your dental crown is loose or has fallen off. When this occurs, your mind may race with questions. Here are a few frequently asked questions related to losing dental crowns and the answers. What Causes You to Lose a Dental Crown? The most common reason why you can lose a dental crown is from force. [Read More]
Are Your Teeth Ready For False Prosthetic Teeth?
Whether you're dressing up for a costume party, a play, or just to have a little fun, temporary prosthetic teeth can provide that finishing touch to a costume. If you're interested in false fangs, you might want to stop by your dentist's office first. Prosthetic teeth are a lot of fun, but they can potentially harm your teeth without a professional's assistance. Read on to learn how this happens and what your dentist can do to prevent it. [Read More]
What Happens If One Of Your Child's Adult Teeth Never Comes In?
While this is a fairly rare occurrence, it does happen, so it's important to be prepared with what to do if your child's adult tooth never comes in. Typically, once your child loses their baby tooth, you will pretty immediately notice the emergence of the adult tooth. If this doesn't happen within a few weeks or so, then it's time to take action to discover what the problem might be. Here's what you should do: [Read More]