FAQs About Anterior Veneers And Dental Crowns

If you have discoloration, chips, and/or decay in your front teeth, you may be looking at your restorative options, such as dental crowns and veneers. Crowns are thicker than veneers and cover the entire tooth. Their main purpose is to repair decay and restore function. Veneers are thin shells that are mainly used to correct cosmetic issues on the anterior portion of a tooth. Some people may only need one or the other, but some patients and dentists may prefer a combination of both restorations. Read More 

Veneers Vs. Braces: How To Choose The Best Dental Treatment For Tooth Misalignment

Misaligned teeth can cause chewing problems and lower one's self-esteem, especially if the misalignment is on the front teeth. Choosing the right treatment for tooth misalignment can be an overwhelming process because of the many options. Two common treatments you will encounter are braces and veneers. Although they both address misalignment, these two dental treatments have various differences you should consider before making a choice. Here are the key factors to consider when comparing veneers to braces for dental misalignment. Read More 

Tips for Eating After You Have Dental Work Done

Are you planning to have dental work done in the near future, such as a root canal, tooth extraction, or filling a cavity? If so, you may be wondering about eating after visiting the dentist. Here are some tips that will help you out. Wait for the Anesthesia to Wear Off It is always a good idea to wait until the anesthesia has worn off until you start eating. When your mouth is numb, it's incredibly easy to accidentally bite your tongue or another part of your mouth, because you cannot feel what you are biting on. Read More 

Have a Toothache? Know How You Can Stop It from Hurting

Are you experiencing a toothache and not sure what to do about it? The pain from a toothache can come on quickly and be persistent, meaning that you are stuck at home waiting until you can see a dentist. Rather than just tough it out until your appointment, it will help to know these tips to deal with a toothache and stop it from hurting. Bring Down the Swelling You may not be able to see the swelling, but the toothache is likely caused by the inflammation of your tooth's nerves or the gums. Read More