Treatments

How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve My Smile?

If you are afraid to show your teeth when you smile because of discoloration, damage, or other perceived imperfections, porcelain veneers may be able to give you your smile back. As a Smile Design provider, taking time to customize treatment and assess each smile differently is important to me. No two patients are alike, and

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Why Should I Switch to Implant Dentures?

My patients who wear traditional dentures as a restorative option are typically happy with their results, but it’s not uncommon for some dentures-wearers to seek an upgrade. The adhesives required for traditional dentures can often be unreliable, causing the prosthetic to slip along the gums, ultimately causing irritation. Additionally, if the adhesive isn’t very strong,

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What Causes Gum Recession?

In most cases, gum recession is a result of periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). However, this is not always the case. Receding gums can also be a result of other factors, such as brushing your teeth too aggressively. Practicing good oral hygiene is the best way to avoid gum recession, but following proper

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What Are My Treatment Options for TMJ?

If you have been experiencing the painful effects of TMJ Disorder, it is no surprise that you are hoping to find a way to eliminate them from your life. Each patient experiences TMJ differently — therefore, there is not a “one size fits all” treatment for this particular condition. At my practice, I offer a

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Treating TMJ with BOTOX® Injections

TMJ Disorder can lead to painful headaches, earaches, jaw pain, and more. These symptoms can make daily routines — including something as simple as chewing your food — difficult and unpleasant. Thankfully, there are numerous treatment options available for TMJ Disorder that can help alleviate pain and discomfort. When you think of BOTOX® injections, you

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Do I Have TMJ Disorder?

If you’ve been experiencing soreness or tenderness near your jaw joint area, you might be concerned that you have TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). Often referred to as TMJ Disorder or simply “TMJ,” this condition can negatively affect an individual’s quality of life. Although jaw pain is common, it is not the only symptom of TMD.

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How Can I Stop Snoring?

If you snore in your sleep, it’s likely that you haven’t been getting much rest. In fact, if you share your bed with a loved one, they probably have been losing sleep, as well. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can reduce snoring and help improve your overall quality of sleep. There are many

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