7 Ways To Alleviate A Toothache

A toothache, whether it is a dull or sharp pain, can really put a damper on your day and make it a lot more difficult to concentrate on your everyday activities. When you feel that pain in your tooth, all you want to do is lie in your bed until it goes away. If you can't see a dentist right away, you can do some things at home to ease the discomfort. Read More 

Pulpotomy On A Baby Tooth: What To Expect

If your child has dental decay that spreads into the pulp cavity of a baby tooth, it can cause quite a lot of pain. A regular filling will not ease your child's discomfort because your dentist won't be able to remove all of the decay without damaging the nerve. In this case, a pulpotomy, sometimes called a pulpectomy, will be recommended. Here are the facts you need to know about this dental procedure. Read More 

Resin Bonding Versus Porcelain Veneers: How To Compare The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Each Restorative Technique

Restorative dentistry offers patients lots of options, but two major methods in use today include resin bonding and porcelain veneers. Both are used with great success and can eliminate unsightly cosmetic flaws in the smile. However, it is important to know why you might decide to choose one technique over the other in a given situation. Below is more information on both bonding and veneers and a comparison of each technique's strengths and weaknesses: Read More 

The 101 On Diastema: Causes And Treatment Options For Your Gap-Toothed Smile

The underlying health of your mouth, teeth, and gums is important, but placing emphasis on the look of your smile is also necessary. From whitening treatments and veneers to implants and braces, the numerous ways to improve your smile's appeal can be overwhelming. While numerous celebrities such as Michael Strahan and Uzo Aduba have made the gap-toothed smile fashionable, you may not be familiar with this dental condition. Known as diastema, the gap between two teeth affects the overall appearance of your smile. Read More 

Innovations To Make You Smile: New Reasons To Consider Dental Implants

Even though dental implants were thought to originate around 2500 BC, during the time of the ancient Egyptians, it wasn't until the last few decades that they became popular options for patients dealing with some type of tooth loss or damage requiring some type of replacement. Since modern dental implants are specifically designed to be very similar to natural teeth in appearance, comfort and durability, patients now often choose them over other dental appliances, such as traditional dentures and bridgework. Read More