There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding cosmetic dentistry, and they usually stem from the word cosmetic. People often refer to makeup products as cosmetics, minor scratches on cars as cosmetic damage, and a facelift as cosmetic surgery. It’s easy to write off anything with the word cosmetic attached as unnecessary, vain, or even frivolous.
It’s no secret that smoking is detrimental to your body, but its impact on your oral health is exceptionally alarming. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, smoking one pack of cigarettes a day can cost you the loss of at least two teeth every 10 years. This means smoking can waste all the hard
Although every person’s experience with an abscessed tooth is a bit different, many stories begin the same way. At first, you might notice sensitivity to hot and cold foods. Next, even biting becomes a little painful. Then, there is a dull, throbbing sensation. Finally, severe pain strikes. It might wake you up in the middle
We can think of a few things you would probably rather do than spend the afternoon at your dentist’s office. Thanks to Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics (CEREC), it’s possible for your dentist to detect a cavity and protect your tooth with a long-lasting crown all in one visit. What is a CEREC crown? Dentists make