"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.
After losing a tooth, you might instinctively know that the best thing you can do for your smile is to replace it. However, unless you’ve dealt with tooth loss before, you might know exactly what that entails, or what the best method for replacing your lost tooth should be. At our dental office in Sheridan,… Read more »
There was a time in recent history where the words, “root canal,” were used on television and movies to signify a serious dental treatment. If someone was having a bad day or needed the day off, they would invoke the words “root canal.” Modern dentistry, however, has made it so that in most cases a… Read more »
The Tooth Fairy is ranked right up there with Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny as being an iconic character in a child’s world. You may be many years after putting a tooth under your pillow in exchange for some money, but you may still be surprised by some interesting facts about the tooth fairy…. Read more »
According to scientific researchers, the physical act of smiling can trigger multiple physiological reflexes in your body. Using the facial muscles to make a smile can trigger your brain to boost your mood and lower your stress hormones. These facts make the old adage, “fake it til you make it” true about smiles. Even if… Read more »
Are you one to make New Year’s Resolutions? If you do make a resolution, do you stick to it or do you give up after a month? It seems normal for many people to give up on a big resolution. However, we have a New Year’s Resolution idea that is good for your smile along… Read more »
If you are the type of person who finishes all of their Christmas shopping in July, you may not need any gift ideas. However, if you still have some gifts to buy, this list may provide some inspiration. We have a list of different types of gifts that can promote a healthy smile. So whether… Read more »
What is dental bonding? Dental bonding is the application of a composite resin material (the same as used in dental fillings) to the outer layer of your tooth. It is applied directly by your dentist before being sculpted, hardened, and polished to look like your natural tooth. It can be a great choice for addressing… Read more »
Your oral health is not limited to what is inside your mouth. Your dentist can help you with your teeth and gums, but the outside of your mouth can be treated, too. The weather of fall and winter can be a trigger for cold sore breakouts. The dry weather outside and the dry heat inside… Read more »
November is National Diabetes Month in the United States and today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day. The purpose of both the month and the day is to bring awareness to Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. The dental team here in Sheridan, WY wants to take this opportunity to educate you on the… Read more »
Grinding your teeth is an unconscious habit for many people. It can happen because of stress and a clenched jaw. It can happen because of an improperly aligned bite. It usually happens while you are sleeping at night. Whatever the reason of habitual teeth-grinding (a condition also known as bruxism), it can cause damage to… Read more »