Monthly Archives: September 2015

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Transcription: Cosmetic dentistry is treatment for purely aesthetic purposes. The most common reason people come to us for cosmetic dentistry is they have teeth that are badly discolored. A lot of patients ask us all the time, “Can I just buy the over-the-counter whitening agents in the store?” They’re not nearly as effective as the…
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What is Soda’s Effect on Your Teeth?

Did you know that each time you take a sip of a soft drink or other sugary beverage, the sugar in the cold, sweet liquid attaches itself to the naturally occurring bacteria in your mouth and produces an acid? In small amounts, this acid is relatively harmless, but over time, with repeated or unmoderated consumption…
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What is Restorative Dentistry?

Transcription: Restorative dentistry is the rehabilitation of the worn, broken down dentition. We look at the whole picture: we look at function, we look at health and we look at aesthetics. Sometimes it’s simply done with a filling. It can be with composite bondings. It can be with veneers or full coverage crowns or inlays…
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Top Five Myths About Invisalign

As a dentist, I wish the myths about Invisalign would become as invisible (terrible pun intended) as the see-through plastic aligner trays I fit patients with every day. I get it though—it’s almost impossible to believe that something as small, lightweight, and flexible as the Invisalign trays could actually correct years worth of tooth movement…
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