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Tooth Decay

What it means to Work with a Cosmetic Dentist

The old saying says “the eyes have it.” We disagree and so does scientific evidence. When you look at another person’s face, it is their smile that draws in the eye. This could go either way. You may instinctively notice the straightness of teeth and the brightness of enamel, or you may observe discoloration or… Read More »


Is it Just Snoring, Really?

Snoring is a bore, especially if it keeps you awake night after night. This symptom, or habit, as some call it, is something that we all may do from time to time. However, for most of us, snoring is not a nightly problem. For those who do snore every night, it is fair to say… Read More »




Oh, Coffee! Why Must you be so Hard on our Teeth?

If you’re a coffee addict, you probably couldn’t imagine ending your love affair with this wildly aromatic, exotic, steamy beverage. We have all seen those quotes “Everything looks better with coffee.” “Good ideas start with great coffee.” You get it. WE get it! As experienced dental professionals, we also know that there is a good… Read More »




Let’s Talk Gum Recession

There are numerous changes that we can expect as we grow older. It used to be that gum recession was accepted as one of those changes. This is no longer the case. When it comes to age-related recession, the hairline is one thing; the gum line is another altogether. Consequences of Gum Recession We would… Read More »


Extending the Life of Your Smile

  Statistical data demonstrates that we are living longer today than our ancestors. Along with greater health and vitality, men and women today also express a desire to extend the appearance of youthfulness and beauty. Cosmetic dental treatments can play an important role in achieving this. What You can do for Your Smile Research has… Read More »


Want Whiter Teeth? See your Dentist!

A bright smile is indicative of energy and health. You may understand this; but did you know that your smile is also sending messages about your character? Studies show that people with bright white teeth are thought to be friendly, successful, popular, and even wealthy. These are just a few of the many positive traits… Read More »


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