April 12, 2024

How Does Getting Older Affect My Smile?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 10:14 pm
Lady thinks something over

Like the rest of the body, the teeth go through certain changes as a person ages. Unfortunately, many of these changes can make people less confident in their smiles, which can make it harder for them to socialize and succeed at work. Luckily, cosmetic dental treatments have allowed millions of patients to spruce up their smiles so that they can happily grin at friends, family, and strangers. Here’s how aging can affect your smile as well as how a cosmetic dentist can help.


March 12, 2024

IV Sedation: What Drugs are Used, and What They Could Do For You

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 6:06 am
Picture of an IV sedative

Most people would be able to tell you that seeing the dentist for regular care is important. For some, however, that’s much easier said than done. Dental anxiety can make getting necessary dental care nearly impossible; if that describes you, sedation dentistry could be perfect for you.

People with moderate to severe dental anxiety may benefit from IV sedation, one of the most potent methods available. There are a couple of different IV sedatives out there. Here’s what you should know about them.


December 22, 2023

Solving Smile Struggles: Your Dentist’s Cosmetic Dentistry Toolbox

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 4:43 pm
A woman smiling and framing her teeth with her fingers after her cosmetic dentistry treatments

Your dentist has many tools at their disposal. They went to school for years to learn their trade, perfecting dozens of skills and treatments. So, if you’re facing a smile dilemma, they will have many procedures in their cosmetic dentistry toolbox to help you. No matter what you may be facing from crooked or stained teeth to wrinkles or facial sagging, your dentist has the key to your relief.

If you want to see what kinds of issues your dentist has the power to solve and what treatments they may use, continue reading.


September 12, 2023

4 Issues That Could Keep You From Getting Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 6:57 pm
CGI illustration of a dental implant crown and rod in front of a gray background

While dental implants are often considered the ideal treatment to replace a lost tooth, not every patient is a good candidate for them right off the bat! There are instances in which certain factors could hold you back. You may be asking yourself why. After all, dental implants have a success rate of over 95%. Not only that, but they function more like real teeth than any of the other options. However, some other pre-existing conditions can hinder those seeking this kind of restoration. Keep reading to learn 4 issues that get in the way and how your dentist can help!


September 8, 2023

Dental Implants as Restoration Replacements: What You Need to Know

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 1:38 pm
An older man looking at his new dental implant dentures in a mirror

Do you have an old dental bridge or a pair of dentures that keep slipping no matter what you try to do? This can be frustrating but dental implants could be the solution you’ve been waiting for. You may believe that once a restoration is done, it’s permanent, but this is not the case.

Dental implants have revolutionized the way dentists approach tooth restoration. When it comes to replacing missing teeth or upgrading existing restorations, dental implants offer a multi-purpose solution. Continue reading to find out how.


August 29, 2023

The Best-Kept Secret to a Beach-Ready Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 7:39 am
Beautiful person smiling on the beach

Summer is drawing to a close, which means that now is your final chance to hit the beach and make an impression. You might be in the process of buying a new swimsuit or trying to get your ideal beach body, but what’s just as important is getting a beach-ready smile.

While daily dental hygiene is critically important, the secret behind some of the most beautiful smiles is cosmetic dentistry. There are several treatments that can completely change the look and feel of your teeth. Here are a few of the most common, and how they could help you quickly revitalize your smile.


August 10, 2023

How Do Invisalign Refinements Work?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 11:05 pm
Woman has questioning expression

Invisalign is a great way to realign your smile. The treatment works using a sequence of clear aligners (called “trays”) custom-fitted to your teeth. You wear each tray for about two weeks before moving on to the next, each time moving the teeth a little more into better alignment. The procedure takes twelve or eighteen months, is virtually invisible, and has no dietary restrictions. However, sometimes the course of treatment needs to be corrected. Read on to learn how Invisalign refinements can help your orthodontic treatment stay on track.


July 26, 2023

The Dos and Don’ts of Dental Implant Care

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 7:51 am
Dentist showing off a dental implant

Dental implants are by far the most durable method of tooth replacement. Around 95% of them are still successful at 20 years, and many of them last a lifetime. While dentures and dental bridges can protect you for a while, dental implants outlast them by a factor of two to one.

However, that’s provided you take care of them properly. If you don’t, they may not last as long as you’d hope. With that in mind, here are a few of the “Dos” and “Don’ts” of dental implant maintenance.


July 6, 2023

Dental Implants and Tooth Decay

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 7:44 am
3D render of a dental implant

Dental implants are one of the premier tooth replacement options. They’re strong, stable, durable, and have a level of realism that makes them incredibly popular among patients of all kinds. In some ways, you may even argue that they’re even better than natural teeth.

That might be a little bit of a stretch, but there is some truth to the idea that there are merits dental implants have that your teeth do not. Tooth decay is an excellent example. Here’s what you should know about dental implants and cavities.


June 30, 2023

4 Lies You May Be Tempted to Tell Your Dentist

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 9:55 am
a patient talking to a dentist about her oral health

In addition to your regular oral hygiene routine of brushing and flossing, it’s essential to visit your dentist every six months for a checkup and cleaning. However, this appointment can cause panic when you realize you may not have been taking the best care of your smile! As a matter of fact, you may even dread telling your dentist the truth about your oral health. Read on to learn four lies you may be tempted to tell your dentist at your preventive care visit.

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