"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.
If you’ve developed a cavity or have a cracked or damaged tooth, you should consult with your dentist about getting a dental crown or filling. Both can accomplish the same goals but achieve them through different methods. Understanding the differences between each treatment can help you choose which will work best for you. Discussing these… Read more »
The goal of routine dental treatment is to keep your smile healthy and free of dental diseases like tooth decay or gingivitis. Although your overall oral health is most important, feeling confident in your smile’s appearance is a large matter as well. Over time, your teeth might start to stain after years of exposure to… Read more »
As you age into your 60’s and onward, you can become more susceptible to cavities than you were just a few years before. Why is this? It could be a side effect of medications you’re taking. How can medication lead to cavities? The medications you might be taking for high blood pressure, cholesterol, depression, pain,… Read more »
In this fast moving world, it’s important to slow down and take a breath. If you don’t find time to relax, it can begin to wear down your mental health. Your waning mental health can manifest itself in several different ways. Maybe you’ve noticed you’re always tired or sore for seemingly no reason. Stress can… Read more »
You lead a busy, fulfilling life filled with family, friends, and fun. You don’t want crooked teeth to keep you from smiling as big and brightly as you can. Besides that, you don’t want malocclusion to disrupt the quality of your bite and do damage to your teeth over time. Braces seem like they’re the… Read more »
Our teeth are extremely vital to our everyday life. They chew up our food up so our bodies can more easily swallow and digest it, they help us enunciate words, support our faces structures, and when they look good, we look good. We want to make sure we protect our smile and take care of… Read more »
Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are a problem that all of us have to deal with at some point. They occur whenever the herpes simplex virus enters a break in the skin around the mouth, causing blisters to form. They can spread several different ways including infected fluid on eating utensils, kissing, or… Read more »
Your preconceived ideas of cosmetic dentistry can prevent you from moving forward with a treatment that can have a terrific effect on your smile. You may think there is no way cosmetic work can help you. You might be concerned that the outcome will have an unnatural look. When you bring these issues up with… Read more »
After a cavity is removed, your dentist needs to make sure your tooth does not lose its ability to withstand biting and chewing pressures. Unfortunately, enamel damage caused by decay is permanent. However, a dental filling will cover the lost material – the composite resin material used to make your filling will be a good… Read more »
Dental damage can be significant – you could suffer a serious crack in your tooth, or even lose it in an injury. However, there is also a degree of damage that can build up slowly over time. The strain that everyday habits of biting and chewing can place on teeth can lead to visible wear… Read more »