While many of us are not licensed or registered dentists, it’s safe to say that a majority of the people today know some of the most basic terms used in the dental world. Cavities, fillings, root canals, and braces are all dental phrases that many people can easily recognize and understand. Some people even know […]
There are plenty of reasons we might hate our teeth. Perhaps you chipped your front tooth on a popcorn kernel, and you just can’t help but notice. Maybe after your braces, despite your dentist’s persistence, you never wore your retainer, and again your smile is crooked. Or maybe you just quit smoking, but still wear […]
Unfortunately, one of the most common questions people ask about is whether they can be altered after they’ve been placed. Many patients come to us with this question after getting their veneers done at another office and they’re unhappy with the results.
Very little can be done to alter […]
Tooth enamel, the white substance on the outside of our teeth, is the most mineralized part of our body–it’s about 96% mineral! The second most mineralized is bone, about 70% mineral. Enamel is also the hardest substance in the body.
But enamel does have a weakness. Because it’s composed of so much mineral, it’s vulnerable […]