Are Your Teeth Showing Signs of Bruxism-Related Damage?

Do you suffer from bruxism? Bruxism is a common but potentially serious disorder that is characterized by a distinct grinding of your teeth while unconscious. In most cases, bruxism occurs while the victim is sleeping, making a diagnosis difficult. Are you showing any signs of bruxism-related dental damage? If you are unsure, check for the… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Suffering from Any Form of Malocclusions?

Are your teeth suffering from any form of malocclusions? Injury to your teeth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can easily chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your entire smile in harm’s… Read more »

A Bridge Restoration Can Be an Effective Method for Replacing a Tooth Lost to Untreated Decay

As tooth decay spreads throughout a tooth, it will gradually compromise an increasing amount of tooth enamel structure. This can also allow the bacterial presence to invade the pulp or root of the tooth. At this point, you are at increased risk of a serious dental infection, or severe dental fracture. Sometimes a tooth in… Read more »

Have You Ever Tried to Restore a Damaged Tooth with a Dental Crown?

Have you ever tried to restore a damaged tooth with a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth restoration method that can save a tooth from extraction by preventing further damage from occurring by placing a cap directly on top of the selected tooth completely concealing it in the process. Dental crowns can also… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Solutions Often Involve Dental Veneers

Cosmetic dentistry is a specific branch in the dental industry that focuses on improving the appearance of your smile. If your teeth suffer from multiple cosmetic imperfections, like discolored tooth enamel, chips, or minor areas of dental attrition, our dentists might recommend installing dental veneers over your smile. The process starts with our dentists examining… Read more »

An Impacted Wisdom Tooth Often Needs Surgical Extraction

Your third molars, also known as wisdom teeth, are vestigial remnants handed down through the genetics of our ancient ancestors. While they are no longer needed in modern life, they can still be extremely troublesome. The wisdom teeth deep within your gum tissues start attempting emergence in late adolescence. This is rarely a comfortable experience…. Read more »

There Are Several Factors to Consider When Shopping for a New Brand of Toothpaste

Toothpaste is a product that improves the efficiency of your toothbrush for cleaning the faces of your teeth. Most daily-use brands come with mild abrasive additives to help better remove food particles and plaque. At the same time, some manufacturers produce toothpastes with special additives or alterations to address a specific need. A brand of… Read more »

To Straighten Your Teeth For a Great First Impression, Try Invisalign® Braces!

Having crooked or jagged teeth can make you feel a lot of social embarrassment. People who have issues with out of place teeth often feel like the person they are talking to is paying more attention to their mouth more than they are the conversation. If you feel like this situation describes you, you don’t… Read more »

Insights on Common Causes of Chronic Bad Breath

A penchant for eating pungent foods and drinking strong beverages can easily give you an acute case of bad breath. In most of these cases, a quick brush and floss or your teeth or a vigorous rinse with antiseptic mouthwash can often remedy the problem. However, if you find yourself frequently struggling with malodorous breath,… Read more »

The Components of Braces

If your teeth are crooked or if you have a misaligned bite, Drs. Obeid and Rivera may recommend braces in , . An orthodontic exam will be performed and our dentists will take impressions of your teeth, take photos of your teeth and face, and take X-rays of your mouth and head. Your treatment plan… Read more »