Overbite Correction

Overbite is a dental term used to describe a bite misalignment.  Technically, an overbite is the extent, measured in millimeters or as a percentage; to which there is an overlap of the upper front teeth (maxillary central incisors) over the lower … [Continue reading]

Sinus Trouble and Tooth Pain

A funny thing happens when the pollen count has been elevated for a while. People with allergies make appointments with allergy doctors. You might also want to make an appointment with your family dentist. Whether that runny nose or stuffed-up … [Continue reading]

Ronald McDonald House to Sponsor Children’s Dental Health

In a controversial move, the Ronald McDonald House is now taking over the public charity work of children's dental health in some of the poorest areas of New Zealand. Through the use of a heavily branded mobile dental van, the schools of the South … [Continue reading]

ADA’s First National Oral Health Quiz Gives America a "D"

The American Dental Association (ADA) recently released the results of its first ever oral health quiz, which showed that Americans have a terrible dental grade point average. According to Dr. Ada Cooper, who works as a dentist in New York and also … [Continue reading]

Dental Implant Procedures Increasing in Global Popularity

A recent global market research report states that dental implants are likely to become the most common tooth replacement procedure in the future, with an expected global market of $6.5 billion by the year 2018. This is believed to be partly due to … [Continue reading]

Cost of Porcelain Veneers

How Much Do Dental Veneers Cost? One of the first questions dental patients ask when considering veneers for their smile makeovers is “How much do veneers cost?” It’s a legitimate question, and we get it all the time here at the office. The answer, … [Continue reading]

Caring for Porcelain Veneers

How to Take Care of Your Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers are the darling of cosmetic dentists all over the country. Why? Because they offer snappy results for the time-crunched patient looking for a smile makeover that looks and feels natural. … [Continue reading]

Overbite Correction

I Have an Overbite. Now What? Have you finally decided to do something about your overbite? Solid training and loads of dental experience are what overbite patients should look for in a cosmetic dentist or an orthodontist. This must be paired with … [Continue reading]

Does Your Dentist Have School Cred?

Take a look on the wall in any dentist’s office and you’ll probably spy some nicely matted and framed credentials. Along with the title of “Doctor,” many have accrued an assortment of acronyms trailing their names. But, what do they all mean and … [Continue reading]

The History of Ceramic Crowns

Ceramic Crowns Ceramic crowns are a customizable method of dental restoration that completely covers or caps the teeth being treated. These ceramics may be attached directly to the enamel of the tooth, or to a metal implant that is placed into the … [Continue reading]