Is Your Dentist Doing Enough for You? Just as with your family physician, choosing a family dentist for long-term care is the best way to ensure optimum wellness for yourself and your loved ones. In this fast-paced world, oral health often gets overlooked; many people think their teeth are covered by occasional visits to whatever…Read more
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Putting Your Best Face Forward with Veneers In the search for a perfect smile, our patients often ask Dr. Chirillo about the possibility of veneers. While applying veneers is a popular procedure, it's also an irreversible one, so it's important to have a discussion with a dentist to determine if veneers are right for you. Curious about how they work? Here's an…Read more
Don't Forget about Gum Health! While we often stress the importance of taking good care of your teeth, it is also very important to consider the health of your gums. As the soft tissue that protects your bones from bacteria, your gums carry quite the responsibility. Should they become irritated, they hold a lot of sway with what…Read more
Oral Parafunctional Habits Have Serious Consequences In an earlier blog, we showed you how to identify and control behaviors that professional dentists call oral parafunctional habits. In everyday terms, these are unconscious actions that include nail-biting, thumb-sucking, and thrusting the tongue against the teeth. The most common habits by far are clenching and bruxism — that's the dentistry term…Read more
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