How Cosmetic Dental Treatments Can Take Years Off Your Smile
April 26, 2023
As the years go on, you may notice changes in your physical appearance. Not only can your skin and body age but so can your smile. This can make you feel self-conscious and dream of having a bright grin again. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can restore your teeth’s youthful look! Read on to learn about what causes your smile to appear older and the cosmetic treatments that can help.
Protect Your Smile from St. Patrick’s Day
March 26, 2023
St. Patrick’s Day is known for epic celebrations, which often include a lot of alcohol. It’s easy for things to get a little out of hand as you join Irish pride festivities. However, a hangover isn’t the only thing you should be worried about. Although it’s only one day out of the year, St. Patrick’s Day can be bad news for your smile. You don’t have to skip celebrating or risk your pearly whites. Here’s how you can enjoy the holiday while safeguarding your smile.
Am I Too Old for Dental Implants?
February 8, 2023
500,000 people annually are investing in dental implants to replace their missing teeth because they provide predictable and reliable results. Most people with good oral and general health can benefit from them, but can you be too old for dental implants? No! Age is just a number if you are interested in the most successful solution for tooth loss; however, there are a few things you should know about potential risks if you’ve reached your Golden Years.
Tips for Staying on Track with Invisalign Treatment During the Holidays
December 16, 2022
The holiday season has arrived! Although this is a special time of the year, it can also be very busy and hectic. With all the hustle and bustle, it can be easy to neglect your Invisalign treatment plan. Your teeth have been gradually moving into their perfect position and you want to be sure to stick with your treatment plan. Here are some tips to stay on track with Invisalign during the festivities!
What Thanksgiving Foods Might Stain My Teeth?
November 4, 2022
The meats, the sides, the desserts – what a feast! For many people, Thanksgiving is one of the best eating days of the year. Especially if it’s a large family gathering, there can be an overwhelming number of foods to try. One thing to be aware of is how some Thanksgiving foods and beverages can stain your teeth. Keep reading to learn some foods to watch out for, different ways your teeth can become discolored, and how you can whiten your teeth.
5 Tips to Prevent Cavities When You Have a Sweet Tooth
October 28, 2022
Sugar is highly addictive. From cookies to cake to ice cream to candy, there seems to be a never-ending list of sweet treats to indulge in. During this time of year when sweet-filled holidays are abundant, it can be even more difficult to avoid giving in to temptation. If you have a sweet tooth, cavities are a constant fear. To help you prevent cavities, read on to learn five tips that will help you maintain excellent oral health and a beautiful beam.
How Much Enamel Is Removed for Veneers?
August 12, 2022
Porcelain veneers are thin shells that cover the front of a tooth and are matched to the color of the surrounding teeth. They can last 15 years or longer with proper care and cover up cosmetic issues like minor cracks or chips in the teeth, small gaps between pearly whites, stains, minor alignment issues, and misshapen teeth. To attach them to your teeth, your dentist will need to remove a thin layer of enamel. Read on to learn how much enamel is removed for veneers as well as why they do this.
How Can Slipping Dentures Potentially Be a Life-Threatening Problem?
July 4, 2022
Unfortunately, nearly 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year and almost 10,000 will die because of it. Despite medical advances, these numbers have not significantly improved in decades. One of the biggest risk factors is actually slipping dentures! Although your dentures in Larchmont Village will not cause oral cancer, loose restorations combined with poor oral care can lead to damage that causes the cells in your mouth to become cancerous. Fortunately, many signs let you know it is time to act, as your dentist explains.
6 Questions to Ask Your Dentist Before a Smile Makeover
June 23, 2022
When it comes to having a gorgeous grin, bright, white, and uniform teeth are a must. There are a range of cosmetic dental treatments that can help you achieve this, such as teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. For people who want to completely transform the look of their smiles with both restorative and cosmetic treatments, a smile makeover may be the way to go. So you know what information you need during your consultation, read on to learn about 6 questions you should ask your dentist before you get a smile makeover. (more…)
3 Reasons to Replace Your Missing Back Tooth
May 8, 2022
When someone loses a tooth in the front of their mouth from decay, an accident, or another factor, the resulting gap in their grin can cause them to lose confidence in their smile. But, when people lose a tooth in the back of their mouth, they may not feel as bothered by it. If you can’t even tell that it’s gone, why bother spending time and money on replacing it? So that you understand the importance of getting a dental implant or other restoration to fill in the gap, read on to learn three reasons why a missing back tooth still needs to be replaced. (more…)