Many factors affect the color of your teeth, like your brushing and flossing habits. However, genetics can also affect tooth color. If your pearly whites aren’t their brightest, you might avoid showing your teeth when smiling. You don’t have to be embarrassed if they are brown or yellow. Whether your tooth color is caused by genetics or other factors, your cosmetic dentist has the solution you need to reveal a brighter smile.
October 18, 2023
August 31, 2023
Generally, porcelain veneers tend to have a decent lifespan. Most remain functional for at least ten years or so. That said, did you know there are ways to help your veneers last? The right tips and tricks can even keep them working for 20 years or more! If you’d like, your local Marion dentist can give you further details. To that end, here are four crucial ways to extend veneer lifespan to its very limit.(more…)
June 13, 2023
If you missed your chance for braces as a teen, or your teeth have shifted over the years, you can benefit from the clear choice in orthodontics with Invisalign. However, if you have a habit of grinding or clenching your teeth, your treatment can be a little more complicated. Here’s what you need to know about wearing clear aligners if you have bruxism.
March 7, 2023
When it comes to things that most patients would prefer not to hear from their dentist, tooth extractions usually wind up pretty high on the list. Of course, your dentist will ensure that every aspect of the tooth extraction is completely painless; if anything, the procedure will probably be a serious relief!
In fact, there are quite a few circumstances where tooth extraction is the best, least painful option. Here are a few examples, and why tooth extractions are the best options in these circumstances.(more…)
February 3, 2023
You may have heard it from an ad on tv, or had a friend mention it to you, but tooth sensitivity seems to be entering the public consciousness more and more recently. You might have finally become able to put a name to a problem that you’ve been having for a very long time.
If you start feeling a little pain when drinking something hot or cold, you might even wonder whether there’s something wrong and whether that constitutes a dental emergency. If you’re curious, here’s what you ought to do if you’re dealing with tooth sensitivity.(more…)
December 13, 2022
When it comes to the holidays, there is a lot to look forward to. From the music to the movies to spending time with loved ones, there’s no wonder why this season is a favorite of many. As fun as the holidays may be, they can do a number on your oral health. Continue reading to learn about three reasons why the holidays are the worst time for your oral health as well as three ways you can prevent these issues.(more…)
October 13, 2022
There’s an interesting psychological condition called “phantom pain,” where amputees report being able to feel limbs they no longer have. It’s an eerie feeling. If you’ve recently started feeling sensitivity
in around your dental implant, you might be experiencing the same sort of thing. However, this feeling might not just be in your head; it can be an indicator of something else going on. Here’s a little bit more information about why your implant could be a bit tender.
September 14, 2022
Do you have one or more severely decayed or damaged teeth? In some cases, the best solution will be to extract them entirely. But how quickly can you restore the gap in your smile after your procedure? After all, it’s in your best interest to regain a strong and full bite as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn when you can get dental implants after tooth extraction!(more…)
July 19, 2022
Everyone deserves to have a beautiful smile that they are proud to share with the world. However, many adults are embarrassed by the way their teeth look. Whether you are unhappy with stains, chips, or gaps, your cosmetic dentist in Marion can create the smile of your dreams. Here are 3 popular cosmetic treatments to boost your self-esteem just in time for summer.
May 12, 2022
Dentures look and feel more realistic than ever. Advanced technology and new materials allow them to fit your mouth like a glove while looking and functioning like real teeth. However, if your pearly whites start slipping or irritating your gums, it might be time to consider a denture adhesive in Marion for added stability. There are countless products on the market, but not all will be right for you. Here’s how to choose the best adhesive, so you’ll never have to worry about your teeth falling out.