"I've always been self-conscious of my smile. Throughout my life I can't remember a time when I didn't cover my mouth with my hand. I look at all my past pictures and see the closed mouth half smile. Now with my 'new smile' I can't help but show everyone. It's amazing what this has done for my life... more.
"For many years of my adult life I have been in the public eye and done many speaking engagements. I have never been happy with the way my smile looked. Consequently I wore a mustache, hoping that would help distract people from my smile. Finally, I decided to do something about it. I went to see Dr. Coon and he assured me that I could have a natural looking smile. I was hesitant but decided to go through with the full mouth restoration procedure... more.
A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you're at home.
Chronic pain can be frustrating, annoying, debilitating, and well, painful. It can be particularly frustrating when the cause of the pain is unknown. If you consistently have pain in your jaw, you could be facing TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. The chronic pain is not limited to your jaw, as TMJ disorder can cause chronic headaches,… Read more »
There is a common misconception that crooked, misaligned teeth only affect the appearance. Therefore many people think that if they don’t mind not having straight teeth then there is no reason to bother with them. The fact of the matter is that crooked teeth can be at a higher risk of oral health problems, which… Read more »
October is National Dental Hygiene Month and to celebrate we will be spreading awareness about why dental hygiene is important. A strong hygiene routine can keep your teeth healthy and your smile lasting a lifetime. Ignoring dental hygiene can result in risky problems that cause a lot of pain both in your body and your… Read more »
A clicking jaw can be unsettling especially when it happens often. It can be especially unsettling if it is accompanied by pain or other symptoms like grinding or constant headaches. While it can be a one-time or seldom-time annoyance, your jaw clicking can also be a sign of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. It is important… Read more »
Breaking a tooth can be a shocking experience. Depending on the extent of the damage, it can be painful and/or scary. In most situations, it is a good idea to get into see your dentist as soon as possible. If you are in Sheridan, WY, your dental team at Grinnell Street Dental can be there… Read more »
Your smile should be the flashing light on your face signaling people to your confidence and vigor. If your smile makes you feel insecure or not confident, it may be time to update the appearance. There are several things that can affect the way that a smile looks. Many of these things fall under three… Read more »
Are you a person that needs coffee to start your day off right? Maybe you just like the taste of a good cup of joe? Perhaps you like an afternoon pick me up with a cup of java? If you are a person who likes coffee, you probably want to know if it is causing… Read more »
Pregnancy can be an awfully exciting time for a family. If you are a mother-to-be, want to be a mother-to-be someday, or just love someone who is expecting, it is important to know a few things about oral health and pregnancy. There are a lot of obvious ways that pregnancy can change a woman’s body,… Read more »
There are two conditions that can happen in your smile that can are highly preventable: tooth decay and gum disease. When it comes to both of them, they can progress to the point where there is no way to reverse the damage. If tooth decay erodes away your tooth enamel, it cannot grow back. Once… Read more »
There is a very common misconception that straightening teeth is only an option for teenagers and adolescents. Thankfully in recent years, that misconception is starting to be broken by more and more adults opting for some form of orthodontic treatment. The fact of the matter is that a crooked smile does not only affect the… Read more »