Can worn down teeth be restored?

Can worn down teeth be restored?

Many times patients have worn dentition such that their teeth look flat.  These teeth are so worn down that the inner part of the tooth, the dentin, is visible.   Even though this condition does not always involve pain it still warrants correcting.  If left alone over...
Flossing: Why It Is Important?

Flossing: Why It Is Important?

Every time we come in for our dental visit, the dentist or the hygienist will stress the importance of flossing. But most patients simply listen in one ear and then the message goes out the other.  The reason for this may be that there is no instant gratification from...
What is Periodontal Disease and Why Does It Matter?

What is Periodontal Disease and Why Does It Matter?

If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, you’re not alone.  Many adults in the U.S. currently have some form of this disease.  Periodontal disease ranges from a mild gum inflammation (called gingivitis) to a serious disease that can result in major...
What You Need to Know About Dental X-Rays

What You Need to Know About Dental X-Rays

Why Do Dentists Need All Those X-Rays? Dentists are committed to delivering the highest quality care to each patient while applying the latest advances in science and technology to improve the oral health entire of the U.S. population. Guidelines are established to...