3 Ways to Avoid Issues with Your Dental Crowns
When you have a cracked, chipped or decaying tooth, you might need a dental crown. In some cases, a large cavity or an old filling might also require a crown to fix it. There are many other situations for which Dr. White at White & Haines Advanced Dentistry recommends patients get a crown. Once you […]
How Can Veneers Help Shape Your Smile
Most people with shiny white teeth or a “picture perfect” smile like to show them off, but for someone that has less than perfect teeth, smiling can be a less than pleasant experience. Luckily, there is a solution to this problem in the form of a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment, Veneers. What are They Think […]
Understanding Gum Disease
Gum disease is a major periodontal disease that occurs when there is a buildup of bacteria in the mouth that begins to eventually attack the gum tissues around your teeth. The advancement of periodontal disease results in bone loss within the jaw and shortly after tooth loss can happen. The subtlety of the signs and […]
Invisalign treatment is a new step in orthodontic and cosmetic dentistry, allowing patients to receive the benefits of straighter and more aligned teeth without having to use the traditional metal braces. Another benefit of Invisalign is that as the name suggests – they are invisible, which makes it more cosmetically appealing. Also, like traditional braces, […]
Toothache and Tooth Care: Stopping the Pain
Everyone out there at some point in time, will experience the pain of a toothache. Toothaches cause discomfort and irritation. Even though you may have had dental work in the past and follow proper hygiene, toothaches can happen at any time. Although it can be a nuisance, there are ways to get relief through natural […]
Cosmetic Dental Options
Whether you want to correct an uneven bite, replace dead or decayed teeth, or simply give yourself a brighter smile, there are a variety of different cosmetic dental procedures to consider. These surgical procedures have a wide range of recovery times and price ranges. Veneers, for example, require very little recovery time and are usually […]
Dental Implants Explained
As an adult the loss of a tooth can be a traumatic experience. Rest assured with today’s advancements in the dental field there are numerous methods to counter tooth loss. Among one of the most prominent choices is dental implants. This option does require surgery, which can frighten some people away, however if you get […]
Should I Do Teeth Whitening at Home or Get a Dentist to Do It?
Once only within reach of the rich and famous, you can now find teeth whitening kits on shelves and on the other side of counters all across America. But now that teeth whitening solutions are widely available, is it really worth it to have professional whitening done at your local dentist’s office? Well, it depends on how […]
How Stain Resistant Are Porcelain Veneers?
Porcelain veneers are thin shells that a dental professional such as Dr. Brad Haines and Dr. Steven White of White and Haines adhere to the front of your teeth to improve their appearance and fix minor damage. Veneers are a simple way to brighten a smile and are commonly used in cosmetic dentistry. If you […]
Straighten Teeth Without Braces
Braces are often the first thing that comes to mind when patients think about straightening teeth. While they are an effective orthodontic treatment that has worked for many patients over the years, advancements in technology and treatment options have allowed patients to choose other effective methods as well, such as Invisalign®.