A chipped tooth refers to the complete fracture of part of the tooth structure. In the anterior (front) region of the mouth, it is most often caused by physical trauma. A fractured tooth raises several causes for concern beyond the aesthetic realm. The condition of…

Dental crowns are used to restore missing (congenital or otherwise) teeth or to repair those in significant disrepair. Teeth that become damaged due to decay or physical trauma that cannot be repaired using conventional fillings or other restorations are often good candidates for crowns. Furthermore,…

Dental veneers are the cornerstone of a successful smile makeover. Veneers are bonded to the facial plane of a tooth’s surface to correct irregular shade, shape, emergence angle, alignment and/or spacing. Treatment can be completed within one or two appointments depending on the type of…

Dental cleaning, or prophylaxis, should be part of a patient’s routine dental health prevention and maintenance regimen. There are two types of dental cleanings: standard teeth cleaning and deep teeth cleaning. Dentists recommend standard teeth cleaning twice a year, though it is sometimes performed more…