"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.
Autumn marks the end of the bathing suit weather of summer and the beginning of the indulgent holiday season. Treats start being passed out at home, work, and school; the season of indulgence usually keeps going until the New Year’s Resolutions kick in. So, with all of these treats abound, how do you keep from… Read more »
Whether you have just started your treatment with Invisalign, you are in the middle of your journey, or you are still considering whether to do it, there are some very important things to remember to get the most out of your Invisilign treatment. With the invisible aligners, the success of the treatment lies in your… Read more »
Losing even just one tooth can have detrimental impacts on your oral health. Not only does a missing tooth cause a void in the appearance of your smile, but it can limit your chewing, biting, and speaking abilities. More detrimental though is the effect that a missing tooth has on your jaw bone. A missing… Read more »
Throughout your life, your smile can take on quite a bit of damage. Whether by accidents, decay, injury, or just general aging and wear, your smile may not look the way it once did. A full-mouth rehabilitation is a comprehensive overhaul of your smile; it can correct both health issues and cosmetic ones. With a… Read more »
Tooth decay is a progressive disease, which means that it will continue to get worse until it is treated. Decay attacks the enamel of the tooth; in the early stage, it will appear as white spots on your enamel. Eventually the attack will lead to a cavity, which means that the decay has broken through… Read more »
A dental crown is permanent protection for a vulnerable tooth. A crown restores your tooth’s ability to bite and chew. It can restore the appearance of your smile, and depending on the location, may restore your ability to speak clearly. A crown offers protection to teeth that have been severely damaged from decay or injury…. Read more »
If you are missing even just one tooth, replacement is important. Missing teeth may cause bone loss in your jaw, increase your risk of losing more teeth, and cause your other teeth to shift placement. Replacing your tooth or multiple teeth can help to prevent some of these potential risks. When considering the options available… Read more »
Do you find yourself a bit shy when it comes to smiling? Do you dread taking pictures because you worry about that small chip on your front tooth? Do your teeth make you feel too insecure to smile confidently? Your smile should aid in your confidence not take away from it. Cosmetic dentistry may be… Read more »
The most important part of keeping your gums and teeth healthy is preventing problems before they arise. Both gum disease and tooth decay are among the most common chronic conditions that Americans face, and both gum disease and tooth decay can be prevented. Issues that come up can be treated early to prevent the issue… Read more »
Your dentist cares about keeping your entire mouth looking and feeling healthy, not just your teeth. This includes keeping your lips and gums healthy, too. Cold sores are blisters that erupt on the lips and cause irritation to your mouth. They can be painful, itchy, contagious, and embarrassing. Cold sores are caused by the herpes… Read more »