"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.
It happens to all of us at some point when we visit our dentists. They ask us those four words we dread to hear: “Have you been flossing?”. People tend to skip flossing because they think their toothbrush does a good enough job or they might find flossing to be too complicated to perform. Neither… Read more »
Studies from the Centers for Disease Control reveal the extent of gum disease’s threat. Half of adults in the United States suffer from some stage of the disease. Without treatment, the risk of adult tooth loss grows. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help prevent gum disease from developing.
Have you been ashamed of your smile lately because of a chipped tooth? Have you always been self-conscious about your discolored teeth and want to brighten them up? Are you tired of your crooked, misaligned teeth but don’t want to wear clunky metal braces? If you’re suffering from any of these or possibly other cosmetic… Read more »
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 »