5 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help You Fix Enamel Erosion Issues

You might think your teeth look strong and healthy despite a barely noticeable color change, but a reoccurring sensitivity or sudden proliferation of cavities indicates something is wrong. In many cases, poor oral hygiene or a love of acidic drinks has worn away so much enamel that your teeth are no longer properly protected from damage. Find out how a cosmetic dentist, such as those at Milan Simanek, D.D.S. & Associates, can help you restore the structure of your teeth in five different ways. Read More 

Three Ways To Pass The Time While Waiting At The Dentist Office

Dentists are busy professionals, therefore patient wait times (even with an advance appointment) may be significant. But have you ever sat mindlessly in your dentist's waiting room, stressed, bored or otherwise unoccupied? Time spent in the dental office waiting room does not have to be boring and unproductive. Here are three worthwhile tasks for you to tackle as you wait to be examined: 1. Jot Down Questions for the Dentist, So You'll Have a List At Hand Read More 

2 More Reasons To Have Good Oral Health

By not taking care of your teeth and gums with regular brushing and flossing, you can end up losing your teeth and have to wear dentures or get a dental prosthesis. By allowing tooth loss to occur, you can put yourself at risk for several other health complications. Besides tooth loss, here are two more reasons to have good oral health. Jaw and Facial Bone Loss When you lose any of your teeth, the effects of the missing teeth will immediately begin to affect the bones around the empty tooth socket. Read More 

Your Child’s Tooth Is A Strange Color? Finding The Cause & Treatment Options

As a parent, it can be extremely alarming to notice that one of your child's "pearly whites" is suddenly a color that is not-so-white. While children's teeth can stain temporarily from the foods they eat and beverages they drink, you know that foods and drinks don't cause one tooth (or several) to change color and stay that way. It can be difficult to find out what happened from a young child just learning to talk or an older child who just doesn't remember, so here is a guide to what may have caused your child's tooth to change color, what to do about it, and how to prevent future discolorations in their baby and permanent teeth. Read More 

Dispelling Two Common Myths About Root Canal Procedures

When it comes to dental procedures, root canals are often the most dreaded of all for many patients. Root canal procedures are commonly characterized as painful ordeals that could last for hours on end. However, the reality behind root canals is usually much different than what's commonly portrayed in the media. While there are plenty of myths surrounding root canal treatment, the following focuses on the two most prevalent myths. Read More