Are You a Candidate for Teeth Whitening

A stained, discolored smile may make you feel insecure when you talk to others or pose for pictures. Poor oral hygiene, color-rich foods, dark drinks, smoking, and other factors can contribute to dental staining, but professional teeth whitening can restore a sparkling smile. Who makes a good candidate for this procedure? Are there prerequisites or disqualifiers? At Cosmetic Dentistry of New … Read More

TMJ Health Risks

The TMJs (temporomandibular joints) are the sliding, double-hinged joints that allow us to open and close our mouths. Located at the front of each ear, the TMJs help us to chew food and move the jaw in every direction. Medical professionals classify TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) by discomfort and limited motion in the TMJs.  When the TMJs are not properly aligned, … Read More

How Do You Maintain Veneers?

If you are ready for instant self-assurance and a smile that will light up the room, veneers may be the answer for you. A solution for an extensive range of concerns, veneers are attached to the front of the teeth to conceal imperfections. It is important to keep in mind that veneers are made of porcelain, which is strong, but not … Read More