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If you have one or more missing teeth, a dental bridge may be an option for you! Bridges are placed by attaching a crown on to two healthy teeth on both sides of the missing tooth/teeth. The two anchoring teeth are called abutments and the false tooth/teeth in between are called pontic(s). A bridge is...

Dental Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain bonded to the front of the tooth to improve its size, shape, length and color. They are most often used to correct gaps between teeth and to fix minor bite related issues and fractures, or to cover up teeth that are discolored. Torghele Dentistry offers custom veneer treatments...

Zoom! Whitening is used all over the world to help lighten stained or discolored teeth. Discolored enamel and dentin may be genetic, or a result of lifestyle choices including drinking dark soda, tea, coffee, red wine, or from smoking. The bleach placed on the teeth contains hydrogen peroxide, and as it breaks down, oxygen enters...

Invisalign are clear, virtually invisible aligners that fit over your teeth and are made specifically for you. They are worn every day to gradually move teeth into position. Unlike the alternative options, Invisalign can be removed to eat and clean teeth/aligners. If you choose Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you will follow a treatment plan...

If you have a few missing teeth, a partial denture may be the right replacement option for you. Missing teeth present challenges like making chewing or speaking more difficult, and causing your face to appear less structured. Removable partial dentures can improve your daily life by mitigating to eliminating these challenges. They can also help...

Here are a few tips to help keep your smiles healthy during these packed summer months. Stick to a routine. Your full summer schedules can sometimes throw off your normal dental routine for you and your family. For a fun brushing calendar and other free printables, visit here! Drink and snack smart. When it's hot...

A dental crown (“cap”) is shaped like a tooth and placed to retain a tooth’s strength, size, and shape, as well as to improve its appearance. The crown covers the entire visible part of the tooth and is cemented into place. Why May I Need A Dental Crown? - To protect a tooth that has...

Dental Sealants are a plastic layer usually placed on the chewing surface of permanent molars and premolars to prevent cavities. The top surfaces on permanent back teeth have deep grooves (pits and fissures) that are very small and make the tooth more susceptible to decay. A sealant is a preventative measure to help the chances...

It’s important to have good oral hygiene, but especially so when you are pregnant. Hormonal changes can increase the risk of periodontal disease, that can ultimately affect the health of your developing baby. Before If you are able to plan your pregnancy, try to get your teeth cleaned professionally prior to getting pregnant. That way,...

Have you been told you have periodontal (gum) disease? Periodontal disease can occur at any age, but is most commonly found in adults over 30. "Periodontal" refers to “around the tooth” and "periodontitis" means “inflammation around the tooth.” The bacteria in your mouth, along with mucus, food and other particles, form plaque that sticks on your...

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