Monthly August, 2015

Treatment Options for a ‘Gummy Smile’

If you have a smile that exposes your gums as well as your teeth, you might feel self-conscious about it, especially if your gums appear large in proportion to your teeth. Known as a “gummy smile,” this issue can be addressed with cosmetic procedures like crown lengthening. Restoring your smile to more aesthetically pleasing proportions

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Are root canals painful?

The root canal is a dental procedure with an undeservedly bad reputation. Performed by an endodontist, the root canal procedure helps save a tooth that has been severely damaged. In most cases, the root canal procedure saves the tooth. Without it, the tooth would have to be extracted. The procedure itself is usually no more

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