Month: May 2014

Why Tooth Extraction?

As a child losing a tooth was a time for celebration. If you kept it and put it under your pillow at night, the Tooth Fairy might come and leave some extra cash for your next ice cream cone or candy bar. Ironic isn’t it? As an adult losing a tooth is not the ideal… Read more »

Is it Serious Enough for a Root Canal?

Perhaps you’ve noticed lingering sensitivity in a certain tooth when you drink your morning coffee of enjoy an iced tea at lunch. Perhaps you experience zingers when you bite down with one side of your mouth or perhaps a dull throbbing ache in your mouth has kept you up for several nights. No matter the… Read more »

The Merry Month Of May And Bad Breath

If you’ve seen the movie Camelot, you may remember the celebration of May Day–May 1st. Although we are past May Day, the month of May used to be synonymous with dating and romance. You might wonder how they kept their breath fresh back in medieval times. The fact is, although they probably didn’t know exactly… Read more »

What Are Porcelain Veneers?

A veneer, in any sense, is a thin, often decorative piece of material that’s placed on top of a stronger, sturdier substance. Porcelain veneers, commonly referred to as dental porcelain laminates, are wafer-thin shells of lifelike dental porcelain that change the shape, size, and color of cosmetically-blemished teeth. While most cosmetic and other dentistry options… Read more »