What Are Veneers And How Do They Work?

  A study in 2015 showed that over 80% of people think their teeth look BAD in photographs. It also found that nearly 30% of people don’t show their teeth when smiling in photos on social media because they don’t like the way their teeth look. That’s a lot of people that are unhappy with the look […]

Laser Dentistry

What is Laser Dentistry? If you have never heard of this type of dental care ,now it’s time to learn. Laser Dentistry is a minimally invasive option when you are facing gum surgery, filling procedures, or other oral issues. Medical professionals use lasers, which are extremely focused light beams, to alter or remove tissue in […]

Bleachorexia and it’s Dangers

Everyone desires to have a bright smile. Most people are trying everything they can to get their smiles as bright as possible, which has made them turn  to many over the counter whitening kits. Bleachorexia is the obsession for teeth whitening procedures in the hopes of whitening your teeth beyond it’s natural color. However, this […]

The Vital Reasons Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

The goal of modern dentistry is for each & every patient to keep all their teeth for their entire lifetime. As dental health awareness & dental technology have advanced over the last half century, we now see fewer older people who are missing all their teeth (a condition dentists call edentulism). Still, we find that […]

Periodontal Disease Proven to Lead and Worsen Heart Disease

Recent research has shown a positive association between periodontal disease and heart disease. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, it is important that patients understand and recognize symptoms of a periodontal disease as well as proper treatment in order to prevent it leading to a more serious heart condition. […]

Are Ceramic or Composite Fillings Better?

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Modern cosmetic dentistry allows us to restore your teeth with beautiful, durable restorations. In fact, we usually have several options to achieve the results you’re looking for. If you want to reshape your teeth, for example, you can choose between porcelain crowns and veneers. But one of the most common areas where you will have […]

The Beauty of Invisalign Clear Braces

The invention of dental braces may not be on the same level of greatness as the discovery of, say, fire or the invention of the wheel, but it’s quite significant nonetheless. Because of braces, countless people have managed to straighten and align their teeth and improve their bite and overall dental health in the process. […]

What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity occurs when the dentin, the second layer of the tooth, becomes exposed. The dentin has microscopic channels called tubules, which are pathways to the nerve. When these tubules are exposed, nerves are more easily triggered by certain stimuli causing tooth sensitivity. What can you do to reduce your sensitivity? Avoid very hot or […]

Teeth Cleaning & Exam

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. Dr. Thompson suggests that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Depending on your oral health, you may need to visit our office more often. Our dentist will examine your unique smile and determine your unique needs. Our dentist can detect […]