Month: March 2014

Are you a Cosmetic Dentistry Candidate?

Look in the mirror. What do you see? Without being too hard on yourself, there are probably some things about your appearance that you wish you could change. Some are unrealistic. It’s important to recognize that not a single one of us is perfect. That said, your smile has obvious importance when it comes to… Read more »

Are you Whitening your Teeth Too Often?

White smiles are nothing new. Many people are meticulous with maintaining a brighter grin. Others don’t realize the need for whitening until they see a picture of themselves and find their teeth appear much duller than they’d realized. Is this you? The American lifestyle isn’t kind to teeth.  Wine, coffee, soda, berries, tobacco, and plain… Read more »

“Bonding” with your Teeth when Minor Flaws Frustrate You

Thanks to continual evolution and newly developed technology in preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, advanced techniques and materials are available to you, the modern day dental patient. Sheridan dentist Dr. Donald Coon has maintained, restored, and made over many smiles. One simple, relatively inexpensive, and highly effective aesthetic procedure is cosmetic dental bonding. Minimally invasive, dental bonding covers… Read more »

Stop Facial Collapse with Dental Implants

Do you still have all of your natural teeth? If you are missing teeth, your jawbone will begin to shrink. Cheeks and lips take on a sunken appearance which is called facial collapse. The condition of facial collapse doesn’t occur overnight, but when it does happen, the change in appearance is quite disconcerting. Most people… Read more »

Gum Disease: More Dangerous than you Think?

Gum disease is very prevalent in the United States. For a while, it was believed that the biggest concern regarding periodontal infections was losing a permanent tooth. This is still a valid concern that might reach fruition without good oral hygiene and regular dental visits. However, there are more reasons than tooth loss to worry… Read more »