"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.
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 »
Does stress cause you to you clench your jaw during the day? Do you wake up with pain in your jaw or headaches almost every morning? You may be grinding your teeth while you sleep. Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can cause damage to your teeth. It can cause frequent headaches. Grinding your teeth can… Read more »
Healthy choices and mindful eating improve your overall health, but they also make a big impact on your oral health. Your mouth is the entrance for the food and drink entering your body. Bad choices affect your mouth first before the rest of the body. Food and drink that are sugary or filled with carbohydrates… Read more »
Even with the most diligent oral hygiene and mindful eating and drinking, cavities can happen. Once a cavity has formed in your tooth, a small hole has been created in the enamel, the hard outer layer of the tooth. The decay will grow and the hole will get larger over time. If left untreated, the… Read more »
The goal of regular visits to your dentist for dental treatment is to keep your smile healthy and free of dental diseases like gingivitis or tooth decay. Although your overall oral health is top priority, it’s also important that you feel confident in your smile. Over time, your teeth can begin to stain after years… Read more »
Have you been living with a less than optimal smile your whole life? Does restoring your oral health require more than just a crown or filling can accomplish? If your mouth has suffered extensive damage and needs a complete overhaul, your dentist can provide you with full-mouth rehabilitation. Your dentist can totally rehabilitate your smile;… Read more »
Chronic jaw pain, and a lessened ability to bite, chew, and speak comfortably, could be the consequence of TMJ dysfunction. If your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) come out of their proper alignment, it can lead to operational difficulties. You can also experience headaches, and pain in your face and neck – this is because your jaw… Read more »
Cold sores, also referred to as fever blisters, are a problem that all of us have to deal with at some point in our lives. 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… Read more »
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 »
Your baby’s current oral health can have profound effect on their adult teeth as well. You want to make sure that they have happy and healthy baby teeth now to help ensure that they have straight and healthy adult teeth in the future. What should you know about a baby’s teeth? What steps do you… Read more »