Month: September 2015

Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

For people who have lost some or all of their teeth to decay, gum disease, or injury, false teeth mean all the difference in the world. False teeth, or dental prosthetics as they’re known clinically, serve the same purpose as other types of prosthetics, like an artificial limb: they replace the function and appearance of… Read more »

How to Deal with a Chipped Tooth

So many people end up chipping one of their permanent teeth, that experts actually have difficulty estimating how many Americans chip a tooth annually. Most teeth end up chipping as the results of sudden trauma, i.e. something hard like a baseball, fork, or tongue piercing comes into sharp, sudden contact with a tooth. Whatever the… Read more »

4 Tips to Care for Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are a handy little cosmetic restoration that can hide a wide range of cosmetic smile problems. Veneers are crafted from dental porcelain and, once bonded to your tooth, are extremely strong, resilient, and beautiful. However, veneers can still suffer from chips, breaks, and staining if you don’t take proper care of them. Use… Read more »