Dental Erosion Causes and Effects

One of the most common varieties of dental damage that can arise in individuals of all ages is dental erosion. Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, occurs when your tooth enamel is broken down by harmful acids. If left unchecked, dental erosion can lead to cavities and eventual tooth... Read more »

Tooth Hazards and Their Effect on Your Dental Health

Keeping your smile out of harm’s way is essential to ensure your oral health can remain in pristine condition. However, there are multiple tooth hazards, both seen and unseen in our world that seek to damage your precious smile. The foods and drinks we eat and drink are just as... Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Dental Veneers

Are you aware that dental veneers can be altered to the best fit for each individual patient? Because all dental profiles are not alike, so too must each tooth restoration therapy. With a tooth restoration such as dental veneers, your smile can be adjusted down to the smallest detail. Dental... Read more »

Get Closer to Your Perfect Smile with a Dental Bond

If you are seeking the perfect smile, it is vital that all dental damage is repaired or concealed. Dental bonds do a little of both and can conceal damage without sealing the entirety of a tooth. Get closer to your perfect smile with a dental bond and these fantastic benefits:... Read more »

Dental Implants and Your Smile

Strong jawbones merit strong teeth. However, occasional accidents do happen. If you should suffer an oral accident and lose any of your valuable permanent teeth, there is still hope for a full smile. Tooth replacement treatments such as dental implants can bring back your full smile and can even help... Read more »

The Quality of Your Oral Hygiene Products Impacts the Effectiveness of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association provides a number of guidelines and daily recommendations to help you maintain the health of your mouth throughout the course of your life. This starts with an effective daily oral hygiene routine, founded on twice-daily brushing and flossing each evening. Of course, not all oral hygiene... Read more »

Do You Need Root Canal Therapy? We Can Help!

As you’re probably aware, there are several things you need to do to keep your pearly whites healthy. You already know that scheduling checkups with us are important and that you need to brush and floss your teeth regularly. However, would you be surprised to hear that a damaged root... Read more »

Where Do Your Tooth Brushing Skills Rank?

Where do your tooth brushing skills rank? If you are looking to advance your tooth brushing skills, one easy method is to improve the care you give to your toothbrush. If your toothbrush is past its expiration date or has fallen into disrepair, it will not be able to do... Read more »

Cosmetic Restoration of a Tooth Might Require a Porcelain Crown

When a tooth in your smile is affected by visual imperfections, like a small chip, a noticeable filling, or discolored tooth enamel, it can affect your self-esteem. Many people with a tooth like this will reach out to Drs. Openko and Dedola to explore their options for improving the cosmetic... Read more »

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Your Oral Health?

You’re probably wondering just how your oral health could potentially benefit from a cosmetic dental treatment. It’s true that cosmetic dentistry usually is used to help improve the quality of a person’s smile, there are many applications that also improve oral health. If you have that have cracked, chipped, fractured,... Read more »