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One of the most common questions we hear from our patients about porcelain dental veneers is: “Will my teeth rot under the veneer?”  The short answer is no. The longer answer is: Porcelain veneers are made from very durable and strong materials. They are not susceptible to the bacteria that…

When you were a kid, you probably heard from your dentist and parents that you need to floss every day. But, do you really need to floss? Isn’t brushing enough?  No, actually, it isn’t.  It turns out that flossing isn’t something your dentist suggests lightly. It’s something you should do…

Considering a smile makeover but not sure if you’re a good candidate? If you want to improve the look of your smile, you’re probably perfect for a smile update! There are many reasons why people choose to have their teeth whitened or get veneers placed on their front teeth. Some…

Like many new parents, you want to learn as much as possible about how to care for your infant. The right diaper to use, the best bottle and even how to track their milestones to make sure they’re “on target” with growth and development.  But, how much do you know…

Do you get jealous of the bright, white smiles of others? Are you wondering how you can get those beautiful smiles you see on TV? Before you reach for whitening strips, read this. Why Whiten?  Why not? Who doesn’t want a brighter, whiter smile? A bright white smile is attractive…

According to the American Association of Family Physicians, up to 10 percent of children are affected by obstructive sleep apnea. But is it all that serious in children?  Actually, yes. Obstructive sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders, but it’s serious at any age. And treating sleep…

Menopause. It’s often called “The Change” because not only do hormones shift, but lots of other things happen, too. Hair loss, weight gain, hot flashes and skin changes are just a few things women can look forward to when they hit this cycle of life. However, there’s also a big…

You may have heard of myofunctional therapy as treatment for children, but did you know that many adults benefit from this therapy as well? Many adults choose to undergo myofunctional therapy to correct problems that they’ve had since birth but never had addressed. 

noisy jaw

Does your jaw snap, crackle and pop? You may have noticed some noise from your jaw when you’re eating or when you yawn.  In most cases, a noisy jaw isn’t concerning. It can be relatively common and for most people only happens when you open your jaw very wide. In…

Are you missing a tooth or multiple teeth? You’re not alone. Many adults in the United States over the age of 30 are missing at least one tooth, and some are missing all of their teeth.