Trusting Veneers To Make Smile Improvements

Do you really have access to the kinds of cosmetic procedures that will make noticeable and long-lasting smile changes possible? At our Northwest IN dentist’s office, we are ready to discuss services that can give you the kinds of improvements you want to show off. One of your options will be to have unattractive teeth capped with custom porcelain veneers. These restorations are slim enough to only make minimal preparatory work necessary. With that said, they are strong enough to make sure that you can count on them to preserve the way you look for the long term! Whether you want to know more about this procedure or another service, we are ready to help you show off a better, more confident smile! (more…)

How We Respond To Dental Emergencies

If something is wrong with your smile, it may be no surprise to know that your dentist is ready to help. What can surprise you is that you can see your Northwest IN dentist for treatment on short notice when a problem calls for it. Our practice makes emergency oral health services available so that patients can see us when they need help for something potentially serious. Based on your condition when you arrive, we will look for the most conservative treatment option that can help you. Whether you need to make cosmetic corrections to a chipped or cracked tooth or require something more advanced for a more severe injury or cavity, we can see to it that you have the right support and enjoy lasting protection for your tooth after treatment. (more…)

3 Teeth Whitening Solutions You Should Know

There are different approaches to be taken in order to whiten a patient’s teeth. How will you know which one you should request? At our Northwest IN dentist’s office, we can provide helpful guidance based on the condition of your smile, and we can help you plan a procedure that best fits your schedule and personal preferences. Having several options for smile care can make it easier for you to proceed with treatment to improve on how you look. In addition to providing the right solution to help you with this concern, you should know that our cosmetic care can also take on issues with the shape, size, or alignment of teeth in order to give you a renewed feeling of confidence in your appearance. (more…)

How Dental Exams Help With Cavity Prevention

There is much that you can do on your own to protect yourself against dental decay. Brushing and flossing are certainly useful. You should also be mindful of how much sugar you consume, as an excess can lead to more troubles with cavities. As important as it is to follow these habits to protect yourself, remember that you should also rely on professional support if you want to maintain your best and healthiest smile. At our Northwest IN dentist’s office, patients receive thorough cleanings that actually lower their risk for problems. This protection can do more than you can on your own, as your hygienist can actually remove tartar buildup that affects you. (more…)

Can I Count On A Crown To Restore My Smile?

In some circumstances, restorative dental work will call for the placement of something other than a dental filling. A crown is used to take care of a tooth when a filling is not able to provide adequate support. At our Northwest IN dentist’s office, we can make sure that patients receive crowns that are ready to provide lasting value. In situations where treatment will potentially affect a person’s appearance, we can provide cosmetic as well as functional support by using a material that closely imitates your healthy enamel. Remember that you can lower your risk for problems that are serious enough to require crowns when you regularly schedule your routine dental checkups. (more…)

Looking Out For TMJ Disorder Symptoms

There are different warning signs to look out for if you think that you have an issue with TMJ disorder. Jaw pain and stiffness are certainly a concern, but you may also have issues with facial pain, more difficulties with headaches or neck and shoulder pain, joint popping or clicking, and other problems. Until you deal with the jaw trouble that is causing your discomfort, your condition can continue to hurt your quality of life. Fortunately, there is something that your Northwest IN dentist’s office can do to help. Appliance therapy can relieve tension on your jaw joints and muscles by correcting a joint imbalance, which can then relieve ongoing problems and improve your quality of life! (more…)

Treatment For A Smile Hurt By Bruxism

If your time dealing with bruxism left you with a worn down and unattractive smile, you should know that you do not have to feel stuck with these flaws. At our Northwest IN dentist’s office, we can protect teeth against further harm from grinding and clenching, and we can also look into the benefits of cosmetic work to address harm that has already occurred. With the right procedure, you can regain an attractive, healthy smile! We are also ready to help if you have enamel damage that makes restorative dental work necessary. (more…)

What Can I Gain From Dental Bonding Work?

Our Northwest IN dentist’s office understands how frustrating it can be to have a smile that you are not confident in. Unfortunately, even minor issues with the condition, color, or positions of teeth can cause real embarrassment, and draw the kind of attention you would prefer to not receive. The good news is that a conservative dental bonding procedure can be all that you need to show off an appearance that gives you more confidence. Tooth bonding and contouring work can fit into a single appointment, which means you can see the results you want in as little as one visit. The approach we take can make sure that you no longer have embarrassment over discoloration, dental damage, problems with teeth spacing, and more! (more…)

What Bridges Do To Restore Your Incomplete Smiles

Losing teeth can lead to lost confidence, the loss of certain meals that become difficult to chew, and even the loss of more teeth! When you have untreated problems with tooth loss, you should know that the right procedure can help you enjoy significant changes for your smile as well as your oral health. Our Northwest IN dentist’s office provides different options to individuals who want to regain complete smiles. Through the placement of dental bridges, we can help patients enjoy permanent support from prosthetic restorations without the need for oral surgery.  This means you can have a complete smile again with a surprisingly conservative treatment, one that offers functional as well as cosmetic advantages. (more…)

Should You Express Interest In Porcelain Veneers?

There are different reasons why people grow unhappy with the way they look when they smile. Any concerns about the shape, size, or color of teeth can make you less likely to show off a confident smile, which means you can appear less social, have a harder time making a good initial impression, and generally experience more issues with self-consciousness. Fortunately, you do not have to feel permanently trapped by your flaws. With the right procedure, issues with your appearance can be resolved in a short time, and with only minimal overall changes to your tooth structure. Our Northwest IN dental practice can recommend treatment with porcelain veneers, as these restorations actually make many changes possible in as little as two appointments! (more…)