Are porcelain veneers permanent?

Porcelain veneers are a permanent cosmetic enhancement to one’s smile. Made from porcelain, a veneer is a tooth-shaped enhancement that is cemented over the front sides of teeth to produce the appearance of a white, straight, and proportionate smile. Placed by our dentist, veneers can conceal a multitude of smile flaws so that patients enjoy…

Gingivitis and Your Overall Health

More than likely, you have heard about the dangers of gingivitis during routine visits to your dentist. While people are aware that gingivitis (gum disease) is a common oral health condition, many folks don’t know that gum disease can literally ruin your oral health and even affect your overall well-being. If gingivitis isn’t treated with…

What is the difference between in-office and at-home whitening?

Professional teeth whitening is a great way to enhance your appearance. Professional whitening treatments can involve short, one-time in-office visits or custom take-home kits. Compared to store bought teeth whitening products, professional treatments are far more effective without containing ingredients that can harm teeth. The primary difference between in-office and take-home teeth whitening is that…