Amalgam vs. Composite: A Tale of Two Fillings

Dental patients in need of a filling face the choice between an amalgam metallic alloy or composite resin filling. These filling classes are often referred to as “silver” and “white” because of the distinctive color variation. There…

What are my options for replacing a missing tooth?

Did you know that on average, adults between 20 and 64 have three or more decayed or missing teeth?  Besides being a cosmetic issue, large spaces between teeth can affect speaking and eating.  Teeth adjacent to the missing tooth will move…

Teeth Whitening in Time for the Holidays

During the holiday season, there are endless photo opportunities with family and friends.  And of course we all want to look our best!  If you want a beautiful, bright, white smile for holiday photos this year, now is the time to make an appointment…

DIY Teeth Whitening, Yay or Nay?

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Everyone wants white teeth. The bright white smile is a long-standing fashion trend, and if you spend any time on Pinterest, you've probably seen a number of "DIY Teeth Whitening" pins that guarantee to whiten your teeth at home for only…

Stop Teeth Grinding Today: The Trials, Tribulations and Treatments of Bruxism

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Dental bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a common dental problem that results from stress, misaligned teeth, and/or an adverse reaction to certain antidepressant medications. Bruxism is most common in women between 20 and 40 years of…