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January 27, 2022
An amazing thing about dental implants is they can last a lifetime if you look after them. And you don’t need to make any drastic changes to your routine to keep them in great shape. With these seven dental implant care tips, you should be able to enjoy your restored new smile for years:   Brush... Read More
October 25, 2021
There are several reasons to get a dental filling. You may be dealing with a cavity, small holes in your teeth, a fractured tooth, or even a gradual loss of tooth structure. Just as there are many reasons to get a dental filling, there are many different types of tooth filling materials available... Read More
Category: General Dentistry
September 14, 2021
It is not always clear what causes temporomandibular joint disorders and their symptoms. When lifestyle factors such as stress, poor posture, or eating habits lead to a TMJ flare-up, it usually goes away on its own. However, when underlying issues like teeth grinding and a misaligned bite are at... Read More
Category: TMJ
August 30, 2021
So you want to straighten your smile without the drawbacks of metal braces? ClearCorrect invisible aligners are an excellent alternative designed to be convenient and discreet.  Whether you’re currently progressing through a treatment plan or are simply interested in these trays, it’s normal to... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
July 22, 2021
Porcelain veneers typically last between 7 and 15 years. You can extend their lifespan with good oral hygiene and regular dental visits. However, these restorations are not permanent, and you should expect to replace your porcelain veneers for one of the following reasons: Your veneers are chipped... Read More
June 21, 2021
You’ve put a lot of effort into the health and beauty of your smile. Don’t let a summer getaway throw off your oral hygiene routine! Instead, follow these tooth-friendly travel tips from Dr. John Schmid. Schedule a Checkup Before You Go Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation. Try to schedule a... Read More
Category: General Dentistry
May 20, 2021
Dentists in the United States place millions of dental implants each year. Despite the popularity of this tooth replacement option, patients often feel uncertain about the treatment. Here are three myths about dental implants that may be holding you back from enjoying a strong, healthy, and... Read More
Category: General Dentistry
April 19, 2021
You’ve heard that porcelain veneers can make your teeth look straighter, brighter, and more symmetrical. They seem like they could be a great fit for your smile goals — but you’d like more information before you decide. That’s why we’re answering some common questions about porcelain veneers below... Read More
Category: Porcelain Veneers
March 12, 2021
You deserve to smile confidently knowing that your teeth look straight and bright. If you have multiple cosmetic dental issues, then a smile makeover could be the answer. Here are a few things to consider when deciding if this personalized combination of dental procedures is a good fit for you: It... Read More
February 26, 2021
Headaches can be linked to everything from stress to certain medications and even strenuous exercise. But there’s another common culprit that you might not suspect: jaw joint misalignment. When something’s amiss with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), you’re likely to experience a variety of... Read More
Category: TMJ