• How Long do Porcelain Dental Crowns Last?

    How Long do Porcelain Dental Crowns Last?

    Dental crowns refer to covers or “caps” that your dentist might put over teeth to restore them to a natural shape and size and allow them to function properly. Crowns help to strengthen teeth and also improve their appearance, if necessary. Why would I need a dental crown? You might need a dental crown if

  • How to Fix Tooth Enamel Erosion?

    How to Fix Tooth Enamel Erosion?

    Enamel is the strongest tissue in the human body – even stronger than bone. As the translucent outer layer of your teeth, enamel protects from harsh chemicals and temperatures.  Your enamel also protects your teeth during daily activities when you’re biting, chewing, and crunching foods; if you grind your teeth at night, your enamel protects

  • Understanding the Link Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

    Understanding the Link Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

    If you’ve been to the dentist recently, you may have noticed your dental hygienist test you for periodontal disease with a probe. This is a painless test that checks the pockets between your teeth for evidence of receding gums or inflammation that could be signs of gum disease.  You may have also heard about the

  • How to Prepare for Your Kid’s First Dental Appointment

    How to Prepare for Your Kid’s First Dental Appointment

    Did you know you should start taking your child to the dentist by the time they turn one? As soon as they have teeth, those teeth need to be well cared for.  Your kid’s first dentist appointment will most likely be short with little to no treatment and provides your child the opportunity to become