Dental Health and Your Overall Health

When you think about staying healthy, you might not often think about your dental health–but you might be surprised how much your teeth and gums matter to your overall health. Why is it important to keep your teeth healthy? Healthy teeth and gums are about much more than appearance. Our mouths are always filled with […]

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The Magic of Veneers

What are veneers? Dental veneers are thin restorative shells used to cover the surface of the teeth. Veneers are designed to look like the tooth itself, and are used to improve the appearance of your teeth. They are made of porcelain, a material that provides a natural appearance and feel when bonded to the surface […]

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Why choose digital x-rays?

What are dental x-rays, and why do I need them? We use dental x-rays to take images of your teeth and the surrounding gums and bones. These images can be taken from the inside of your mouth (intraoral) or from the outside of your mouth (extraoral). Either type of x-ray may be necessary, depending on […]

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How a Cavity Turns into a Root Canal

A root canal is a dental procedure that becomes necessary when a tooth has decayed so much that the nerve tissue becomes infected. What causes tooth decay? Tooth decay is caused when the bacteria in our mouths, and the foods we eat, create acid that erodes the tooth. Two major factors that put your teeth […]

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