General & Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Zirconia Veneers vs eMax Veneers: Which is the Best Option

Zirconia Veneers vs eMax Veneers: Which is the Best Option

When you want a compelling makeover for your smile, veneers are hard to beat. They are ideal for correcting small imperfections, rebuilding your grin, and boosting your confidence. Thanks to their effectiveness and popularity, several kinds of veneers now exist. Two...

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Bruxism – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

Bruxism – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

Do your jaws ache during the day or especially when you wake up? Is your partner complaining of odd noises that disrupt their sleep? Bruxism may be to blame. If you’re unfamiliar with the term bruxism, you might recognize teeth grinding or jaw clenching. This stealthy...

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Risk Factors and Treatment for Gum Pockets

Risk Factors and Treatment for Gum Pockets

Pyorrhea is an antiquated term, but many may still know Periodontal Disease or gum pockets by its old name.  Periodontal disease is the #1 cause of tooth loss in America. Thankfully, gum pockets are reversible with proper oral hygiene and other treatment options if...

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Tooth Infection Symptoms and How To Treat Them

Tooth Infection Symptoms and How To Treat Them

Teeth may be durable, but they can also be vulnerable. Recognizing common tooth infection symptoms allows you to be proactive about safeguarding your oral health. When you know what to watch for, you’re ready to sound the alarm and seek treatment as needed before the...

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Most Popular Types of Dental Crown Materials

Most Popular Types of Dental Crown Materials

Talk of topping your tooth with a dental crown can be stressful. How will it feel? How will it function? What will it look like? Will you be able to smile? Discovering that various dental crown materials can make the situation seem even more overwhelming. Don’t panic....

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Why Emax Crowns Are The Better Choice

Why Emax Crowns Are The Better Choice

Dr. O wants everyone to know that a crown isn’t just for royalty. If you have a badly damaged tooth, a dental crown can be the perfect solution. This restorative dental procedure is a cap that covers the entire surface of the tooth. It restores strength, shape, and...

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Do you have Sinus Pressure or Toothache? Here’s How to Tell

Do you have Sinus Pressure or Toothache? Here’s How to Tell

When is a toothache a reason to call the dentist? If you’re concerned that there’s a dental reason for your tooth pain, then you’ll probably want to schedule a visit to your dentist’s office. However, sometimes pain that’s felt in your teeth and jaw starts elsewhere....

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What are Periodontal Pockets and How Do You Treat Them

What are Periodontal Pockets and How Do You Treat Them

Pants pockets are wonderful, useful things. Gum pockets aren’t. In fact, when pockets form in the gums, it can be downright dangerous for your teeth. These periodontal pockets are a sign of gum disease and an indication that you need to act now to prevent additional...

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