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Cominica: My First Teeth Whitening Experience

Dentist is the least place I’d go, I really hate go to a Dentist. I never look forward to a dental appointment, just being examined can make me feel stressed. I don’t know if I have a dental phobia or not, but I always thought a dental visit is really terrifying. I always avoid to […]

Smile Design Enhanced with Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain laminate veneers are among the most esthetic means of creating a more pleasing and beautiful smile By Dr. Dean C. Vafiadis Some facts you should know about Porcelain Veneers Since they require approximately 0.5 mm of tooth reduction, porcelain veneers are not considered a reversible form of treatment. Occasionally, the preparation of a porcelain […]

Root canal treatment – How it is performed

Root canal treatment is carried out by your dentist over two or more appointments. If the work is particularly complex, your dentist may refer you to a specialist in root canal treatment, known as an endodontist. Preparation Before having root canal treatment, your dentist may take a series of X-rays of the affected tooth. This allows them […]

Wisdom Teeth Pain Relief: How to Find Comfort

WISDOM TEETH Definition Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the final teeth to erupt; they usually appear when a person is in their late teens or early twenties. Signs & Symptoms Wisdom teeth that only partially emerge or come in crooked […]

Care and Maintenance of Dental Veneers

If you’ve gotten dental veneers, or if you’ve done the research, you would know that these small porcelain dental works are actually more expensive than you think they are. In fact, they can really put a dent on your bank account. So if you do not want your investment to go to waste, it’s always a good idea for […]

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth, while also providing strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel. It is often the material of choice for those looking to make slight position alterations, or to change tooth shape, size, and/or color. Veneer Consultation Visiting an AACD member dentist […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Last

With proper care, dental implants should last a lifetime but, if they are not brushed and flossed regularly, peri-implantitis can occur. This is a condition similar to periodontitis (bone and gum recession) and a chronic case can lead to loss of soft tissue and bone and, quite possibly, the loss of the implants. It is very […]

Brushing Baby’s Teeth

Your baby’s primary teeth may be only a temporary tool for chomping, to be replaced during the early school years by his permanent pearls. But it’s no less important to take good care of them now and to establish the habits that will lead him toward a lifetime of dental health. Decayed or lost baby […]

Focus on implant home care before, during, and after restoration

by Susan Wingrove, RDH Good oral hygiene must take place before, during, and after placement of dental implants to ensure the health of the implant. Patients are concerned about what kind of maintenance their implants will require. Do they brush and floss their implants like regular teeth? Does food get underneath the fixed implant bridge […]

Dental Plaque

Dental plaque is a biofilm or mass of bacteria that grows on surfaces within the mouth. It is a sticky colorless deposit at first, but when it forms tartar, it is often brown or pale yellow. It is commonly found between the teeth, on the front of teeth, behind teeth, on chewing surfaces, along the […]