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Glendale CEREC Dentist Reviews the Basics of CEREC Restoration Dentistry

Our Glendale dentist office is proud to offer CEREC crowns to our patients, and we’ve put together this brief explanation of CEREC so that you can better understand how it works. With CEREC the name really says it all, so let’s take this acronym letter by letter to learn more about what CEREC crowns can do!

Glendale Dentist Reviews the Importance of Pediatric Dentistry for All Children

Pediatric dental care is vitally important, and the more you emphasize dental health in your home, the more likely it is that your children will prioritize their dental health for years to come. So what kinds of things should you focus on when you’re helping your children clean their teeth? Here are some tips from our Glendale dentist…

Glendale Dentist Gives an Overview of Diagnosis Strategies for Gum Disease

When Laurie came in to our Glendale dentist office she had noticed that she was suffering from odorous breath. Although Laurie was cleaning and flossing her teeth diligently, she found that by the middle of the day her breath was no longer fresh. Read on to learn more about Laurie's treatment...

Glendale Dentist Explains Dental Structure and Root Canal Therapy

Culturally, root canals are probably the most feared dental procedure, but this fear is unfounded, because current root canal therapy is generally as painless as a regular filling. Avoiding root canal therapy puts your entire smile and your oral health at risk. As you learn more about the procedure, you’ll find that it is nothing to be afraid of, and that it can be vital to preserving your smile. In this article, I’m going to review root canal therapy and talk about some ways that you can proactively identify dental problems and treat them quickly.

Glendale Cosmetic Dentist Talks About the Many Ways You Can Improve Your Smile With Dental Veneers

If you want to enhance your smile, you’re not alone. Many patients come to our Glendale cosmetic dentistry office because they’re simply dissatisfied with the state of their natural teeth. Some common complaints—too dark, crooked teeth, chipped or cracked enamel. Do you see yourself on this list? If you do, dental veneers may be a viable cosmetic option for you. Dental veneers can effectively correct a number of common cosmetic problems—patients can transform their smiles in only a few appointments!

Glendale Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Causes of Tooth Discoloration and Staining

Although patients of all ages can benefit from tooth whitening treatments, we most often find that adult patients want to brighten their smiles, because they just can’t achieve the same level of whiteness on their own anymore. Understanding how teeth become discolored will help you understand what to do if you notice that your smile is losing some of its luster.

Glendale General Dentist Explains Why All Patients Need Professional Dental Cleanings

Our Glendale family dentists understand that going to the dentist may seem scary or nerve-wracking at first, but it’s vitally important that patients overcome their fears and receive the dental care they need. Professional cleanings provide a level of dental cleaning and rejuvenation that is impossible to achieve at home. Professional cleanings also allow your dentist to check for serious infections and oral cancer.

Glendale Dentist Explains How to Treat and Prevent Acid Erosion

One common cause of weakening dental enamel is something called acid erosion. Acid erosion can progress undetected for months or years—because acid erosion causes small, incremental changes to the dental structure, these changes often go unnoticed by patients. However, eventually the cumulative effects of acid erosion become noticeable, resulting in tooth sensitivity and cavities.

Glendale Cosmetic Dentist Explains How to Correct the Appearance of Severely Damaged Teeth

In the world of cosmetic dentistry, some aesthetic problems are easier to correct than others. Patients who have generally healthy teeth with a few surface stains may be able to achieve beautiful smiles with only professional teeth whitening treatments. Other patients, however, with conditions that affect the structure or development of the tooth, may need to explore cosmetic options that transform the entire appearance of the smile. Two conditions specifically, dental fluorosis and tetracycline staining, can leave young patients with teeth that look old, stained and uneven.