CEREC, or CEramic REConstruction uses Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology to take digital impressions. This allows for a much quicker impression process and turns what used to be multiple trips to the dentist into one-and-done! Watch the video below for a further description of CEREC.   ...

The third, and last, set of molars, known as “wisdom teeth” generally start coming in during the late teen years to the early twenties. Because they are so late to come in, there can be problems associated with wisdom teeth which may require removal. Wisdom...

Teeth whitening is the process of making the teeth appear whiter. This can be done using at-home methods such as whitening toothpastes or over-the-counter whitening strips or gels, or professionally in your dentist’s office. However you choose to whiten your teeth, having an oral exam...

  A root canal is a procedure performed on the soft layer of the tooth beneath the enamel and dentin, known as pulp. The pulp contains blood vessels, connective tissue, and nerves, which is why a problem in that area can make the tooth so sensitive,...

Cavities are another name for tooth decay. They’re small holes that form in the teeth due to decay caused by acid, either from bacteria or diet. These bacteria thrive in environments where dental hygiene is poor, so regular cleanings, as well as good brushing and...

It’s important to teach your children good oral hygiene routines while they’re young, so that they become second nature. This can begin even before their teeth haven’t emerged from the gums yet. Even though you can’t see them, babies are born with their teeth. They...

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, “92% of adults 20 to 64 have had dental caries in their permanent teeth.” Dental caries is another term for tooth decay. Tooth decay happens when the tooth enamel is weakened and broken down by...

A dental crown, sometimes known as a “cap”, is a dental prosthetic that replaces the outer surface of the tooth above the gum line. This is done to restore the appearance of the tooth, as well as its strength and shape. Dental crowns can be needed...

The most important preventative measure you can take for your teeth is to keep a rigorous brushing and flossing routine. The second most important thing you can do is to get regular professional cleanings. During a cleaning, in conjunction with a regular checkup, your dentist, or...

You’ve likely been brushing your teeth for most of your life; what more is there to know? It’s important to be in the habit of brushing, but the quality of your brushing is also vital. Did you know you should be brushing for a minimum...

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