Learn The Benefits Of Tooth Bonding

How long will dental work to restore an injured tooth take? How much care is involved when you want to change the shape or size of a tooth that looks out of place when you smile? As you start to explore your options for cosmetic treatment, you can be surprised to learn that a tooth bonding procedure offers many benefits while taking less time than you think possible! Because this treatment approach does not call for permanent restorations to be made and placed, our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office can complete it in as little as one appointment. We can meet with you to discuss what tooth bonding treatment might entail to make your desired changes, and we can review your other options for care that can change the way you look! (more…)

Is A Loose Filling Bothering You?

You should be able to trust a dental filling to remain in place, even when it has to withstand the friction created when you bite and chew. When you have work done to address a cavity, the goal is to fully restore your tooth so that it remains healthy and continues to provide functional support. At our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office, we can even provide restorations that imitate your enamel and prevent cosmetic issues. If you have an older filling that no longer feels as secure and stable as it should, let us know. By ignoring the problem, you can make your tooth vulnerable to new issues that will have to be addressed. The sooner we can evaluate the matter and see what can be done to protect your smile, the sooner we can put potential new oral health issues behind you! (more…)

Improve Your Smile With Invisalign

Is there something you can do to address poor smile alignment that will not require you to wear traditional metal braces? Although these orthodontic appliances have proven effective at fixing issues with gaps and overlaps between teeth, their conspicuous nature and fixed placement can be difficult for some to bear. At our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office, we can recommend Invisalign as an alternative to metal braces. For someone who is unhappy with their smile, Invisalign can prove effective at addressing gaps and overlaps between teeth discreetly. Because you can easily remove them on your own, you can also avoid difficulties with your diet or oral hygiene. We can meet with you to see if these aligners might be right for you. We also offer other cosmetic services that can lead to lasting smile changes. (more…)

Life With An Implant-Held Restoration

happy senior couple full smilesAre you currently trying to adjust to a gap in your smile caused by tooth loss? If you are, you can be well aware of the difficulties that this problem can cause. Your frustration over your inability to maintain a natural bite function can be accompanied by anxieties around your incomplete smile’s impact on your appearance. What you should know is that dental implants help patients deal with the cosmetic and functional impact of tooth loss. At our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office, we can review the benefits of a procedure to close that gap in your smile. After work is complete, you can enjoy more functional support while you bite and chew, and you can feel a renewed confidence in the way you look! (more…)

Can I Receive A Crown In One Visit?

A dental problem can certainly be unwelcome. Fortunately, with the right treatment, your dentist can put the matter behind you while preserving your smile. In fact, you can actually finish treatment at our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office in less time than you expect, even when a problem is too serious to be treated with a dental filling! We rely on CEREC technology in our office to make one-visit crowns. At many other practices, crowns are not made on-site. Instead, they have to send measurements and other relevant details to a third party lab to produce a restoration. Grinnell Street Dental has all of the technology needed to make a crown – and place it – in just one appointment! (more…)

Enjoy Regularly Scheduled Dental Exams

woman at dental examIs it time to see your dentist for another oral health examination? Regular checkups play an important role in preserving the health and appearance of your smile. While good daily hygiene habits matter, it can be difficult to completely protect your teeth and gums without some professional support. Every six months, you can receive help in the form of a professional cleaning and a review. Cleanings remove plaque and tartar deposits that make you more likely to have future problems with your smile. The reviews provided at our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office can lead to the early detection and treatment of problems that can impact your well-being and appearance. (more…)

Are Your Headaches Due To TMJ Disorder?

woman has headacheYou can reach for your aspirin to make an active headache more manageable. However, you might be ready for more than just a short-term solution if you are regularly experiencing discomfort. What you may not be aware of is that your dentist may be able to identify why headaches have become a recurring problem. At Grinnell Street Dental in Sheridan, WY, we can offer TMJ therapy to address issues with poor jaw alignment and stress. These difficulties can cause trouble with headaches as well as difficulties with poor or painful bite movement, teeth grinding, and more! (more…)

3 Things To Keep In Mind If You Break A Tooth

A cavity can form gradually, and it can steadily worsen without your realizing something is wrong…at first. By scheduling regular dental exams, you can receive early warnings about tooth decay and avoid unpleasant complications. However, you can have little warning before breaking a tooth, making this an especially frustrating issue. Fortunately, you are not without treatment options if this occurs. Our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office can meet with you to examine the damage and see what kind of procedure might be appropriate. In some cases, restoring a broken tooth can only require a conservative cosmetic dental procedure. However, even if you need more involved care, we can shorten your actual treatment time by providing a same-day crown. (more…)

How Veneers Give People Impressive Smile Improvements

How confident do you really feel when you show off your smile? If you are bothered by issues with the shape, size, or color of any teeth, you can have doubts about your appearance that leave you self-conscious. Rather than accept these flaws as unresolvable, talk to your Sheridan, WY dentist about a cosmetic dental procedure! One procedure we can discuss involves covering flawed teeth with custom porcelain veneers. Veneers are designed to address many different issues at one time. They cover the fronts of teeth to hide flaws while still maintaining a natural look, and their durable design helps them provide long-term benefits! (more…)

3 Questions You Might Have Before A Cavity Treatment

While learning that you need cavity treatment may not be happy news, it is good to have a problem identified and addressed before it can worsen. At our Sheridan, WY dentist’s office, we can take care of your cavity with a dental filling or dental crown that imitates your healthy tooth structure. If you need a dental crown, we can actually use CEREC technology to have your crown ready in just one visit, making our care more convenient than what many other practices can offer. For patients who have taken a longer break from dental care, several issues can raise concerns at their next appointment. If necessary, we can plan multiple cavity treatments – and address other issues, like TMJ disorder – in the course of a full mouth rehabilitation. (more…)