Dental Phobia: What You Need to Know

Dental Phobia: What You Need to Know

Many patients have some anxiety about visiting the dentist. Dental phobia, or dentophobia, though, can be truly life limiting. People with this phobia often postpone even badly needed dental work, putting both their oral health and their overall physical health at risk. Here is what you need to know. Dental phobia is a broad category that includes numerous specific fears. …

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

Until not long ago, cosmetic dentistry was rare and expensive. People with healthy teeth were considered lucky, even if those teeth were crooked, misshapen, or badly discolored. Restorations such as metal fillings, dentures, and even crowns functioned poorly and looked worse, as dental technology was not yet able to mimic real teeth. Today, cosmetic dentistry is readily available and affordable. Regardless …

Dental Tips for Valentine’s Day

Dental Tips for Valentine’s Day

Whether you are spending Valentine’s Day with someone new or with someone you’ve loved for years, you want your smile to show how happy you are to have them in your life. Be confident when you smile this Valentine’s Day by following these tips: There’s still time to get your perfect smile before Valentine’s Day. Get in the habit of …

What Exactly Is Invisalign, and How Does It Work?

What Exactly Is Invisalign, and How Does It Work?

Invisalign, known as “the clear alternative to braces,” has revolutionized orthodontics since its invention in the 1990s. An excellent choice for both teens and adults, Invisalign is still somewhat unknown to many people. Here is what you should know about Invisalign and how it works. Braces were long considered the treatment of choice for orthodontic issues ranging from overbites and …

Top 10 Invisalign Questions and Answers

Top 10 Invisalign Questions and Answers

Invisalign, the “clear alternative to braces,” has been available since the 1990s. However, it has only recently taken the world by storm. If you are thinking about Invisalign, you likely have some questions about what to expect. Here are the top 10 questions and answers about Invisalign. First, we will create a 3-D digital model of your current smile. Then, …

5 Benefits of Invisalign® Over Traditional Braces

5 Benefits of Invisalign® Over Traditional Braces

Known for more than 20 years as “the clear alternative to braces,” Invisalign is a modern and convenient way to straighten your teeth. Straight teeth are important, as they not only improve your confidence, but they also improve chewing efficiency and are easier to clean. Though metal braces were the treatment of choice for over a century, Invisalign has exploded …