Many people turn to cosmetic dentistry because they cosmetically are ready to change the way their smile appears to themselves and others. Cosmetic dentistry is a big branch with many sub categories that fall beneath. A lot of times, cosmetic changes have many different procedures than can achieve the same outcome. This being said, it is important to understand some of the basic cosmetic procedures offered by dentists.Read More
In the past if a patient was in need of orthodontic treatment specifically to treat misaligned or crooked teeth, they would need to get traditional braces. Although, traditional braces help to correct misaligned or crooked teeth the metal wires and brackets can initially be quite painful. Also, there are lots dietary restrictions that come along with braces because certain types of food can get stuck inside the metal brackets or if they are hard to bite into like a candy apple for instance, they can damage the brackets. However, now thanks to recent advancements in orthodontic dentistry there are other options made readily available for patients who are suffering from misaligned teeth or teeth that are crooked. The number one new option that has emerged thanks to advancements in orthodontics is Invisalign aligners.
Thanks to advancements in laser dentistry it is now easier than ever before to have laser gum disease treatment. Also, unlike traditional forms of gum disease treatment laser gum surgery is minimally invasive and it also offers the patient less discomfort. In addition, laser gum surgery is more precise meaning that the bad gum tissue is able to be removed without affecting the remaining good tissue.
It’s the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to Christmas and Hanukkah, to everything in between, it’s a time where we spend a lot of time around the table eating and conversing with family and friends. While we should enjoy time eating sweets and enjoying time with our family, we should continue to be aware of our oral hygiene. During this time, and all of the holiday sweets, we may let our dental care slip through the cracks. This is an important time to manage our oral hygiene the best we can to ensure we do not let any cavity’s slip in.Read More