It's one of the worst feelings you can experience when sitting in your dentist's chair. The knowledge that you have teeth needing to have cavities repaired means the dreaded drill and fill technique. It's even worse when your dentist says the cavities are so bad that you need crowns once the fillings are complete. There may be an alternative however to the drill and fill method you just might want to ask your dentist about. [Read More]
Improving The Appearance Of Your Teeth After Breaking A Nail-Biting Habit
If you've been a habitual nail biter, chances are you've done some damage to your teeth. Teeth can be chipped and seriously damaged by nail biting, but even minor damage can affect the appearance of your teeth. If you've already broken the habit and want to restore your teeth to the way they looked before, consider these cosmetic dentistry methods to get the job done. Shaping and Bonding If you're lucky, habitually biting your nails hasn't chipped or broken your teeth or caused your teeth to become crooked. [Read More]
Do Porcelain Veneers Look Fake?
Porcelain veneers are a thin application of porcelain glued over the top of your teeth. They're designed to cover up cosmetic imperfections like stains and cracks. Many veneers involve the reduction of the natural teeth in order to accommodate the installation of the porcelain, which means that dental veneers are a permanent addition to your mouth. Before you decide whether or not to get a veneer installed, you should first find out if dental veneers will help you achieve the look of natural, healthy teeth. [Read More]
How To Act In A Dental Emergency With Your Child
If you have a child, then you want to make sure you are prepared for just about anything that can happen. Kids can be quite active, and with active behavior can come accidents. By learning about dental first aid, you will know you are better prepared to deal with an accident that involve their teeth. This article will provide you with some tips for dealing with tooth emergencies, should you find yourself in the midst of one with your child. [Read More]