Addressing Common Concerns before Your First Veneer Preparation Appointment

You've decided veneers are the answer to your dental woes, and you've scheduled your first appointment to have your teeth measured and prepared for the veneers. While having veneers applied is a pretty simple process, you may still have some concerns leading up to this appointment. Here's a look at some common concerns patients have before their initial veneer fitting appointment, and a little information to ease those worries. Will it hurt when the dentist shaves off the tooth enamel? Read More 

Tattoo Your Dental Implant

If you need a dental implant, your dentist has more than likely already gone over your options with you. However, there is one option you have available to you that they may not have covered--you can get a tattoo put on the crown of the implant. If this is something that appeals to you, talk to a professional dentist, like those at Pine Ridge Dental Group, about getting a tattoo for your crown. Read More 

3 Things To Do Before Teeth Whitening

More people are turning to teeth whitening since self-whitening kits have become readily available in pharmacies across the country. Although whitening your teeth at home is an option, it is important to be sure that it is a safe option for you. Before whitening your teeth at home, here are a few things you should know. Schedule a Dentist Appointment Before you decide to whiten your teeth at home, you should see a cosmetic dentist for a consultation. Read More 

4 Ways To Safeguard Your Young Child’s Smile

As a parent, your young child's health is your first priority. You do everything in you power to keep your child safe and healthy so that they can develop in a positive manner. You should also take care of your baby's oral health with a focus on the future. Here are four ways to safeguard your child's smile. Encourage water over sugary juice. When your child first starts teething, the new teeth are very vulnerable to tooth decay. Read More 

Two Of Your Dental Implant Concerns Addressed

The loss of a tooth can be a very stressful event for you to go through. In addition to the physical pain of the extraction, you may also be worried about the cosmetic and functional aspects of missing a tooth. Luckily, modern medicine has made it possible for patients to have missing teeth replaced with an implant that is virtually indistinguishable from a natural tooth. Yet, many patients may be nervous about going through this procedure, but learning these questions and answers will help you to be better prepared for this treatment. Read More