Those in need of root canal treatment are likely going to wonder what happens afterward. Is your treated tooth going to be as good as new (or at least, as good as it was before its internal pulp became infected)? There are a few prerequisites for a tooth to be considered treated, and the actual finishing touches can vary from person to person. Accessing the Dental Pulp In order to remove the infected pulp inside the tooth, your dentist will need to access the tooth's internal pulp chamber. [Read More]
6 Common Myths About Orthodontics
Orthodontics helps patients correct crooked teeth, underbites, overcrowding, and temporomandibular disorders. Although orthodontic services have been available for many years, there are still many misconceptions going around. Unfortunately, these misconceptions can make some people reluctant to get orthodontic treatment. Here are some common myths about orthodontics you should not believe. Orthodontics Only Provides Metal Braces Back in the day, metal braces were the only option for people who wanted to correct misaligned teeth. [Read More]
What To Consider When Getting Dental Veneers
Have you been wondering if dental veneers are a good choice for your smile? If so, it will help to know the following things about them to make a more informed decision. Dental Veneers Can Fix Tooth Color One of the nice things about dental veneers is that they give you the ability to change the color of your teeth. This may be very important to you if you have issues with your teeth that cannot be fixed by simple whitening, such as a single tooth that is very dark, or major staining that would be difficult to fix. [Read More]
Why Is Cosmetic Dentistry Worth The Cost?
When you invest in cosmetic dentistry, you're paying for a lot of the costs out of your own pocket because dental insurance often only covers what is medically necessary. This means teeth whitening, dental veneers, dental implants — or the porcelain dental caps that are placed on dental implants — may not be covered by dental insurance, but this doesn't make them less necessary or worth the cost to you. [Read More]