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  • Adults seeking straighter teeth are far from uncommon. Yet adult individuals aren’t suited for the process of wearing metal braces. The visibility, compromises, and time commitment involved with traditional braces just don’t have a place in adult life. Shouldn’t orthodontic treatment accommodate the thousands of adult patients hoping to straighten their smiles? Modern dentistry has found some creative yet effective responses to this adult demand for a new kind of orthodontics. About [...]

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    We all know to avoid sugary, starchy foods for the sake of our teeth. But it’s time to put a positive spin on oral health. Are you aware of which foods are nutrient-rich and great for your smile? They’re just as delicious as the not-so-healthy snacks you crave, and will help strengthen your teeth (and your entire body) for years to come. Read on for a rundown of the vitamins you should make a part of your diet, and some of their best food sources. Tooth-Healthy Nutrients and Where to Find [...]

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    Having a cavity is stressful for any patient, whether child or adult. But it's also a stress that can be avoided. Let this be the year you don't have to coax your kids through getting cavities filled. By helping them adopt some healthy habits, you can aid in building their strong teeth (and seeing a decay-free future). If your children feel comfortable with dental treatment in their youths, they'll carry a positive attitude toward oral health into their futures. Dental Tips for Kids Make [...]

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    What are you looking forward to this year? If you're thinking about your new year's resolutions and wondering how to achieve them, then you're on the right track - because we're here to give you some more to think about! What would you life your smile to look like by the end of 2014? No matter what you'd life to change, we're here to make that transformation a reality. Read on to peruse the potential changes facing you, and the treatments that can make them possible. Cosmetic Dentistry and [...]

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      It's finally a new year! But we're not quite ready to dive in to 2014 just yet. We're taking a look back at what our blog had to offer in the past months. Below, we've detailed a few of the posts that we thought commanded the most attention. If you're looking for some dental advice, read on for a collection of great tips and tricks! Versatile Botox Treatment Botox isn't merely an aesthetic solution. Because it relaxes muscles that you may not be able to control, Botox treatment can [...]

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    While we hope for all our patients to enjoy themselves while at our office, we recognize that's just not possible for everyone. A large number of patients suffer from dental anxiety, and have for the majority of their lives. But while fear of dental treatment can feel all-encompassing, it doesn't have to take control of your life or your activities. Even years of anxiety can be overturned with a positive experience at the office. And with the aid of dental sedation, our Callao practice aims to[...]

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    Chronic pain becomes all-encompassing. It can take a serious toll on your life. By putting up with daily discomfort, you accept that the pain is your new reality, and eventually grow to feel that there's actually nothing you can do about it. Our dentists want to put a stop to that mindset. If you've been struggling with ongoing jaw pain, head pain, or other facial pain, it could be stemming from a jaw disorder. Take a moment to read about the TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, and consider [...]

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    Alright, we admit it: the title to this blog post is a little bit punny. Because dental bonding does produce a beautiful smile, but it's also one of the simplest cosmetic treatments around. Even if you're seeking significant changes, bonding could step in and do a stellar job. It depends on the location and type of your dental work, your teeth, and your cosmetic hopes. Read on to learn more about the dental bonding process, why it's so easy to do, and whether bonding could be right for you. [...]

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    Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea Preventive care is so important because it minimizes damage. When you take charge and get something under control in its earliest stages, that health problem affects your body only minimally. Moreover, some issues can cause serious systemic problems if they're allowed to progress and their effects are prolonged. How restful is your sleep? If you think you may have a sleep disorder, it's important that you seek diagnosis and treatment. Restless patients who [...]

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    Once the holidays kick into full gear, you'll find that you barely have any time for yourself. You're so focused on other people and the group events that you're planning or taking part in that there's little free time to spend on your own appearance. But with all the parties and photos, you want to ensure that you're putting your best face forward. How do you find time to put the finishing touches on your face and your smile? With teeth whitening before the holidays, you won't have to [...]

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