Dental Treatments To Improve Your Smile And Your Confidence

Self care is important and, many times, as adults, we often put our desires on the back burner to accommodate family and work obligations. At Dentistry by Angela Britt, we encourage our patients to be honest about what they would like to see with their smiles. We offer a number of treatments that can bring about any changes you would like, not only to improve the appearance and function of your teeth, but also to improve your self-esteem and the way you view yourself. Many times, patients are hesitant to express their desires in fear that we may recommend an extravagant treatment, when more often than not, a simple procedure can make big changes to your smile.

Give Your Teeth The “Royal” Treatment

Did we recently recommend a dental crown during your last appointment and you have been hesitant to schedule your appointment? We know that unfamiliar treatments can be intimidating, but following through with treatment in a timely fashion decreases the likelihood of needing additional treatments. A dental crown treatment is a common procedure that can restore and improve the function of your teeth. Even patients who have received numerous dental crown treatments over time can get a bit nervous and forget what the treatment entails. Continue reading to learn more about this treatment to help you feel more at ease during your appointment.

What To Know About The Causes And Forms Of Gum Disease

At Dentistry By Angela Britt, we do more than offer general dentistry services, restore teeth after decay and create beautiful smiles with the help of cosmetic dentistry treatments. We also inspect the mouth for other serious oral health complications such as gum disease. Gum disease is a serious gum infection, accompanied by inflammation, caused by bacterial growth along the gumline and around the base of the tooth.

Did You Know We Do More Than Just Dentistry?

With the arrival of spring and summer right around the corner, there is no better time to treat yourself to a mini-makeover. This time of year is popular for various events such as weddings, class reunions, special vacations and other special events with friends and family, so why not do something special for yourself? If you have been eager to spruce up your look, there is no better time! While we offer a number of treatments that can improve the aesthetic appearance of your teeth, you may be surprised to learn that we offer other treatments that can assist with the lines and wrinkles that may be getting you down. Continue reading to learn about other cosmetic treatments we offer.

Is There A Connection Between Your Oral Health And Heart Health?

The importance of properly caring for your oral health is not only for the sake of your mouth, but for your overall health as well. Your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body, meaning that it provides many signs and warnings of trouble that could be happening with your health. The bacteria found within your mouth can lead to problems in other areas of your body, one area being the heart.

What Not To Do When You Have TMD

Do you routinely suffer from discomfort in your jaw or experience frequent headaches and migraines? If so, you may have a common condition known as TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder. This condition arises when the jaw joint, muscles in the jaw and face, and facial nerves that control the movement of the jaw become misaligned, injured, or inflamed. We offer treatments to help this condition; however, certain habits could be creating or adding to the discomfort you may be experiencing. Read on to learn if you are making your TMD symptoms worse.

National Toothache Day

While everyone is busy preparing for Valentine’s Day on February 14th, there is another little known holiday that takes place on February 9th — National Toothache Day. Contrary to the name, this day is not to celebrate the discomfort associated with a toothache, but rather to bring awareness to the importance of maintaining proper oral hygiene in order to avoid the dreaded toothache.

Show Your Smile Some Love This Valentine’s Day

February is the month when we love to show others how much we care about them, but what about showing yourself some love? There is no better time like the present to do something special for yourself. If you have been unhappy with the appearance of your teeth and are looking to make an improvement to your smile, this is the perfect time. While we do offer a variety of treatments, if you are looking to make a simple, yet effective change, we have the perfect treatment for you. Read on to learn more.

Sedation Dentistry: Is it Possible to Relax at the Dentist?

Have you avoided visiting the dentist for routine dental care or needed treatments because of dental anxiety? If so, you are not alone. Many Americans suffer from some form of dental fear that prevents them from receiving care. Avoiding dental care for prolonged periods of time can lead to tooth decay, the need for additional treatments, and added costs. Sedation dentistry allows our patients to receive the care they need while remaining in a relaxed state.

New Year, New Smile!

The start of a new year is a great time to evaluate the state of your oral health and make any necessary changes. If you recently lost a tooth due to extraction or need to have a tooth replaced, now is a wonderful time to start the process. A missing or damaged tooth can cause numerous problems with your oral health and can also negatively impact your self-esteem. We have a number of excellent tooth replacement options available that can restore your smile and change your life. Read on to learn more.

Ways To Help Your Oral Health When You’re Sick

December has arrived, and we understand that you are busy with all of your holiday shopping, activities, events, and parties. We also know that many of our patients are eagerly awaiting the holiday season after having to cancel so many events last December. Although we are excited for the season, it is important to remember that not only is the pandemic still happening, but this is also the time for dealing with other familiar ailments such as the common cold, stomach virus, throat infection, or flu. If you should happen to fall ill, there are certain changes you should be making to help your oral health and help improve your overall health.

Great Smile, Good Health

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your smile but feel that you have waited too long to get the treatment you need and now it is too late? We are here to tell you that it is never too late to improve the function and appearance of your smile. We assist patients every day with cosmetic, restorative, and preventative dental treatments that help them love their smile again. With the start of the new year right around the corner, there is no better time to make the necessary improvement to your smile. Improving your smile will not only improve the appearance of your teeth, but can also benefit your overall health as well. Read on to learn more.

Are You at Risk for Developing Oral Cancer?

When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, we recommend scheduling an appointment sooner rather than later. Besides cleaning and inspecting your teeth for decay, we also inspect for other conditions that can affect not only your oral health, but your overall health as well. One condition we look for is oral cancer.

Important information About Invisalign®

Would you love to straighten your teeth with Invisalign® but are hesitant to start treatment? We know that it can be nerve racking to start a process that doesn’t give you immediate results, so we want you to consider the appearance of your future smile as well as how Invisalign® can benefit your oral health. We want to take a moment to share more information about the treatment process and address any concerns or questions you may have.

Sugar And The Impact On Your Smile

October is here, which means Halloween is just around the corner. Once thought of as a holiday for children to enjoy trick-or-treating, many adults also enjoy Halloween parties and special outings with friends and family. One of the staples that seems to be present at every Halloween function for the old and young is endless amounts of sugar. It can be found in candy, desserts, soda, and even your favorite cocktails. Although delicious, the added sugar can destroy your teeth, leaving you with decay and the need for dental treatments to repair the damage.