Posts By: Lake Forest Dental Arts

A Few Things to Know About Tooth Fillings

The principles behind many of today’s most advanced dental treatments haven’t changed much over the years. The materials, technology, and techniques have just become significantly more advanced. For instance, when it comes to treating cavities (or holes in your teeth caused by tooth decay), fillings have long been the best way to save teeth. Today,… Read more »

How Do I Close My Diastema?

A diastema is a larger-than-usual space between two teeth (also known as gapped teeth). Even when it doesn’t pose a threat to your oral health, its appearance can often diminish your confidence in your smile. Because it’s technically a spacing issue, many patients fear that closing the gap means realigning all of their teeth with… Read more »

Can Veneers Really Straighten Crooked Teeth?

There are many different issues that custom-designed porcelain veneers can address, but not many patients realize that crooked teeth may be one of them. The beauty of porcelain veneers is that they can completely reinvent the appearance of your teeth by replacing the blemished tooth structure on their front surfaces. This means the highly lifelike… Read more »

Common Questions About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the most frequently problematic types of teeth. The reason is because patients often don’t have enough room left on their dental ridges to accommodate them after your second molars have already developed. Because of this, many patients can experience trouble such as tooth impaction, tooth damage, and… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Wearing Down? We Can Help!

Tooth damage comes in many forms. For instance, things like cracks and fractures are the most well-known types of damage, and can occur to varying degrees depending on each patient’s unique dental health. Sometimes, though, the strength and integrity of your teeth can be compromised even when no crack or fracture is present. If your… Read more »

Other Great Benefits of Dental Implants

For patients who’ve suffered tooth loss, dentists often recommend replacing them with an appropriate number of dental implants. One of the most significant reasons why is because implant posts are the only way to replace the roots of your lost teeth, which used to rest within your jawbone. By doing so, dental implants come closer… Read more »

How Can I Relieve Jaw Pain at Home?

When it comes to your dental health, there are no home remedies that actually help you cure chronic conditions. In the case of jaw pain, for instance, the discomfort typically results from an issue with the alignment of your jaw and/or teeth, or a discrepancy with your jaw joints and muscles. Fortunately, some people may… Read more »

Things You Can Avoid Just By Attending Dental Checkups

If you’re careful about maintaining good dental health, then you may already be familiar with the importance of sticking to a schedule of dental checkup and cleaning appointments. For instance, routine professional care is needed to keep harmful plaque and tartar at bay, which prevents harmful oral bacteria from harming your teeth and gums. In… Read more »