Posts by DrHighsmith:
Are you Believing These Myths about Dental Implants?
Your teeth. You expect them to be with you throughout your lifetime. Losing one, or several, could come as an enormously unpleasant surprise. Statistics show that tooth loss is not nearly as uncommon as many people think. Adults as young as their 30s and 40s are having to find a suitable way to replace one… Read More »
- Posted on: Jan 15 2017
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 »
- Posted on: Oct 15 2016
Chronic Headaches? It may be your Bite that’s to Blame.
An occasional headache can be a minor nuisance. When head and neck pain occur frequently, the problem can become overwhelming. When you are in pain, it is difficult to really engage in the moment. This is true whether you are trying to focus on a work project or watch little Johnny play soccer. The issue… Read More »
- Posted on: Sep 15 2016
Implants: your Permanent Solution to Tooth Loss
Permanent teeth. By definition, you would think that these fixtures would be in your mouth from the time they grow in, without fail. If we were to ask you if you think you may lose a permanent tooth, you may initially say “of course not, it’s permanent!” On second thought, you then may consider that,… Read More »
- Posted on: Aug 15 2016
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 »
- Posted on: Jul 15 2016
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 »
- Posted on: Jun 15 2016
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 »
- Posted on: May 15 2016
Get to Know the Advantages of Mercury-Free Fillings
For the past 150 years, dentists have been repairing cavities with dental amalgam. The material was developed as an affordable alternative to gold, which had previously been the standard of care. As with most things in life, we have come to realize that, with amalgam fillings, you get what you pay for. Although less expensive… Read More »
- Posted on: Apr 15 2016
Is Teeth Whitening Right for You?
Discoloration is one of the most common problems for adults, and one that may seem easy to resolve. However, there is more to teeth whitening than meets the eye. All teeth whitening is not equal Most people who want to lighten the color of their teeth can be helped with teeth whitening. One of the… Read More »
- Posted on: Mar 15 2016
3 Foods to Help You Naturally Whiten Your Teeth
If you suffer from surface stains on your teeth due to things like black tea and coffee, you are certainly not alone. And although over-the-counter and in-office whitening treatments are proven to be effective in whitening your teeth, did you know that you can help to get rid of small surface stains by consuming certain… Read More »
- Posted on: Mar 15 2016