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Bitewing X-rays an Important Tool in Early Tooth Decay Detection

It’s difficult to measure how x-ray imaging has transformed dentistry since its use became prominent a half century ago. As equipment and methods standardized, the technology revolutionized the way we diagnose tooth decay and other mouth-related issues. One of the more useful of these methods is called the bitewing x-ray. The term comes from the …

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Keep an Eye on Your Oral Health during Cancer Treatment

A third of people treated for cancer develop adverse side effects within their mouth. But while these effects can be devastating to teeth and gums, there are ways to minimize the damage. Treatments like chemotherapy and radiation work by destroying cancer cells. Unfortunately, they may also destroy normal cells. The accumulation of this “collateral damage” …

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Smile Enhancements That Could Make Your Wedding Day Like No Other

Each of life’s moments are precious—but some are more precious than others. For one like your wedding day, you want to look your very best. Be sure your teeth and gums are also ready for that once in a lifetime moment. Here are a few cosmetic enhancements that can transform your smile appearance. Dental cleanings. …

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Implant Placement in the ‘Smile Zone’ Requires Extra Attention

Dental implants are popular with both patients and dentists for their durability and likeness to natural teeth. That natural look, though, can be difficult to attain, especially in what’s known as the “smile zone” — the area of the mouth where teeth are most visible when you smile. Our biggest concern is the upper front …

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How George Clooney Made Over His Smile And How You Can Too

Since his breakout role as Dr. Doug Ross in the 90’s TV drama ER, George Clooney has enjoyed a blockbuster career as an award-winning actor, director and producer. He’s still going strong, as seen in the recent film The Midnight Sky, which Clooney directed and starred in. This sci-fi drama set a record as the most-watched movie on …

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