3 Improvements You Can Look Forward To From Your Veneers

You can anticipate dramatic improvements when you have porcelain veneers placed on your teeth. This cosmetic procedure is a popular method that people will use when they want to addressed a flawed smile. The placement procedure involves a preparatory visit, where you dentist will take impressions of your teeth, and prepare them to have your veneers secured. Once your custom veneers are ready for you, you can return to your dentist’s office to have them secured. Veneers are able to provide a number of changes, meaning you can see your appearance transformed. (more…)

Quiz: Dealing With Tooth Decay And Gum Disease

What does it mean to have a healthy mouth? You might be tempted to say that a healthy smile is simply one that is cavity-free, but you should keep in mind that gum disease can also be a serious oral health threat. Fortunately, you can protect your gums with the actions you take to protect your teeth. Brushing and flossing will eliminate oral bacteria – by removing these harmful agents, you prevent them from infiltrating your gums, and requiring some form of periodontal treatment. In the case of tooth decay and gum disease, prompt restorative dental care is important. These conditions will grow in severity, and you can find yourself dealing with a more complicated dental trouble. (more…)

Check Out The AFAN Youth Art Month Exhibit

From now until Friday, April 28, you can attend the AFAN Youth Art Month exhibit. The exhibit, being held at Lake Mansion, is meant to contribute to the nationwide celebration of Youth Art Month. The Lake Mansion collection has been cultivated through workshops cultivated by Arts For all Nevada. The group traveled to different schools in the area, helping special needs students create expressive work. The exhibition is being kept open at no charge, Monday through Friday, so that you can explore the work generated through the efforts of Arts For All Nevada. You can also be sure to check out Lake Mansion’s “Art Access Gallery” while you are there! (more…)

Exploring Your Professional Teeth Whitening Options

A stunning, white smile can be a prominent, and particularly attractive, part of your appearance. This is why it can be so frustrating for people to see their once brilliant smile begin to dull over time. If you want to make improvements on the brightness of your teeth, speak with your dentist about a professional whitening treatment. Over the counter whitening agents can do good work eliminating stains on the surface of your teeth, but the overall results may leave you feeling underwhelmed. A professional whitening treatment can attack deeper stains in your enamel, for a more remarkable change. Exploring your cosmetic dental treatment options with your dentist can help you find the right way to make impressive improvements to your smile, and your overall appearance. (more…)

Using A Dental Bridge To Solve The Problems Of Tooth Loss

It only takes the loss of one tooth to undermine your typical dental function. Those changes to biting, chewing, and speaking can tax your jaw, and can even lead to TMJ issues that cause you chronic discomfort. You also face the possibility of losing neighboring teeth! All of these issues can be sources of real frustration – and of course, they all occur in addition to the effect tooth loss has on your appearance. A dental bridge provides a permanent solution to the problem of a missing tooth. Your replacement is secured by two dental crowns, meaning you can have your smile back, while also enjoying functional advantages. (more…)

Full Oral Health Protection From Your Comprehensive Dentist

When you have access to a comprehensive dental practice, you can feel confident that you can turn to your dentist’s office for whatever oral health concerns you may have. Your dentist can work with you to prevent cavities, and protect you against periodontal issues. If a problem develops, they can do the restorative work you need, too. Parents and kids alike can count on support from their comprehensive dentist. Of course, when you stay on top of your oral care needs, you can help make sure your particular needs from your dentist are limited to preserving your smile. (more…)

Avoiding Oral Health Troubles In Times Of Stress

During periods of stress, responsibilities can start to feel overwhelming. Longer hours at work, more social commitments, and other developments can rob us of time and energy. For some, that can lead to actions that have a negative effect on their oral health. For instance, if you find yourself frequently rushing to work in the morning, you may skip on brushing your teeth from time to time. That neglect can make it possible for tartar to form, which can increase your cavity risk. You might also be tempted to cancel a routine checkup in order to handle other affairs. While your dentist respects your time, and your commitments, you should recognize that poor oral health care can put you at risk for problems that call for restorative dental care. (more…)

Early Cavity Treatment With A Dental Filling

When it comes to cavity treatments, timing matters. Once tooth decay forms a cavity on your tooth, its spread will continue until something is done about it. When your dentist steps in early, they can remove the isolated area of decay, and restore what had to be removed with a dental filling. That filling can blend in with your tooth to the point that your smile should be unaffected by its presence. Of course, the restoration is meant to do more than just provide cosmetic support. It also adds support to your tooth, so that its ability to bite and chew is not compromised by the cavity. (more…)

How Long Will It Take To Receive Porcelain Veneers?

Receiving porcelain veneers will allow you to cover up multiple flaws with your appearance, while only undergoing a single cosmetic dental procedure. This means you can see a dramatic change to your appearance in a relatively short time, even if you have several concerns about your smile. The process of having porcelain veneers designed, constructed, and placed will involve two visits. At the first visit, your dentist prepares your teeth, and notes the measurements needed to make sure your veneers are a perfect fit. Your follow-up visit will take place after the veneers have been constructed, and sent to your dentist’s office. Once the procedure has been finished, you can enjoy a great new smile that will offer impressive cosmetic support for many years. (more…)

Check Out The Reno Ukulele Festival April 6-9

The ninth annual Reno Ukulele Festival is happening soon at the Nugget Casino Resort. This year’s event will run from Thursday, April 6 through Sunday, April 9. During these three days, you can see performances from some of the top ukulele players in their field, take part in workshops, and join in on a number of engaging activities. This is also your chance to meet fellow enthusiasts of this fun, diminutive instrument. In addition to evening concerts, the festival will include daytime entertainment. Vendors will also be on hand, so you can pick up whatever you need to keep your instrument in top shape. (more…)