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Do You Have A Chipped Tooth?

Repair a Chipped Tooth We can help restore your perfect smile! When you have a chipped tooth, it may initially be a shocking and distressing situation. However, especially for minor damage, there is usually little to no pain involved, and you're in no immediate danger. A chipped tooth may result from any traumatic blow to the mouth, such as playing a contact sport, automobile or bicycle accident, or even eating [...]

Do You Have A Chipped Tooth?2022-02-22T08:00:58-08:00

Dental Veneers FAQs

Porcelain Veneers for a Beautiful Smile Getting a Hollywood smile is an attainable goal for everyone! With porcelain veneers, correcting smile imperfections has never been easier. If you have been self-conscious about the appearance of your teeth, it's an idea worth considering. A great-looking smile can drastically improve your confidence and quality of life. So if you're looking for cosmetic dentistry, contact Antelope Dental Associates in Antelope, CA. Call (916) [...]

Dental Veneers FAQs2021-05-18T08:00:21-07:00

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

During Any Emergency: Stay Calm You've taken every precaution. You never chew ice or hard candy. You don't use your teeth to open packaging or crack nuts. You always wear a mouthguard for risky recreation. And then it happens—a dental emergency. Common Dental Emergencies: Toothache - While a toothache may be a "common" problem, it's by no means something you can ignore. Fever, swelling, and pain indicate a tooth infection [...]

How to Handle Dental Emergencies2020-04-07T08:00:45-07:00

Wishing for a Dazzling Smile?

If you could change just one thing about your smile, what would it be? Would you choose to lighten the color of your teeth? Or maybe you have chipped, cracked, or missing teeth you'd like to repair? These things happen as we age... teeth darken, little chips and gaps appear, and suddenly all those slight imperfections start to add up. But you don't have to take this lying down! We [...]

Wishing for a Dazzling Smile?2018-11-27T08:00:38-08:00

Even When Tiny… Tooth Cracks Need Attention

Every tooth fracture needs prompt treatment. No chip or crack is insignificant. Unfortunately, some cracks are too small to be seen, even by a trained eye. Sometimes the culprit is a hairline crack in what looks like a healthy tooth. You may not be aware of the damage until pain fills your mouth. You may not even be sure which tooth is causing you trouble. Chips and cracks cannot be [...]

Even When Tiny… Tooth Cracks Need Attention2017-06-20T00:00:57-07:00

Tongue Piercing

A Bit on Body Art In every big city—and down on a lot of farms—"body art" is all the rage. While we begged our parents for discreet earrings, our children are piercing various body parts in surprising places. Lips, tongue, cheeks, even the uvula (the dangling thingie in the back of the throat) are fair game in and around the mouth. Aesthetics aside, how dangerous is piercing, really? First, the [...]

Tongue Piercing2016-12-27T00:00:58-08:00

What’s Your Smile Say?

The most famous smile in history belongs to Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting, the Mona Lisa. Generations of art analysts have speculated over its meaning. Seductive? Bashful? Secretly knowing? Or could it be, given her upturned—but firmly closed lips, that she was ashamed of showing her teeth? Could they have been chipped, stained, crooked or gapped? These days there’s no need to hide your smile because your teeth aren't perfect. Modern cosmetic [...]

What’s Your Smile Say?2015-04-28T00:00:46-07:00

EMERGENCY! Save that Tooth!

Dental emergencies happen. If a permanent tooth is knocked out, don’t delay. Call us immediately for an emergency visit. Re-implanting a tooth works best when done within 30 minutes. After two hours, the procedure is unlikely to be successful. Call us after any blow to the mouth. A chipped tooth can be repaired, and any blow hard enough to chip a tooth is hard enough to move teeth out of [...]

EMERGENCY! Save that Tooth!2015-02-24T00:00:36-08:00
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