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A Comfortable Extraction and Restoration

At the dentist office, we don’t always get to do the things we love. Sometimes we have to make tough decisions with our patients for the good of their entire smile. In the worst case scenarios, that means removing a permanent tooth. When you were a kid, you lost your baby teeth one at a time. You know that the pain isn’t terrible, even without something to numb your gums. The pain comes ...

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Could Veneers Be Your Smile Solution?

You need a solution for your embarrassing smile, and we might have the solution right here at Dores Dental with porcelain veneers! We are always seeking to provide the best possible cosmetic solutions for our patients because we know what it’s like to not enjoy your own smile. It’s terrible to have to second-guess every smile and every snap of a camera in your direction. The good news ...

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Do I Have to See the Dentist Every Six Months?

Have you ever wondered if you REALLY need to see a dentist every six months? Today we hope we can shed some light on that question for you! The truth is that no, not every patient needs to come in every six months, but we will take a look at that in a few moments. Let’s first discuss the expectations and why they are in place. We’ll talk about what you get out of your exams and ...

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Zoom! Whitening for Your Dream Smile

Getting your dream smile begins by deciding what a dream smile looks like for you! Some patients would love to change the shape of their smiles, while others are seeking to making minor adjustments here or there. We find that no matter what sort of movement patients want for their teeth, they most often want the color to be improved as well! Having a whiter, brighter smile is at the top of ...

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Do You Need More Fluoride in Your Routine?

We have all heard the word fluoride. It accompanies just about every dental commercial ever put on the market! You should also know that it is most water supplies around the country, and we have seen excellent results from that method of fluoride distribution. You probably still have questions about fluoride, so let’s take a look at what you need to know about fluoride and its benefits for ...

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Never Fear: A Root Canal Could Solve Your Pain

Root canals. Patients near and far are TERRIFIED of root canals! Society looks at this procedure as the epitome of horrible things that could happen in the dentist office! You know, we understand the fear. After all, Hollywood has been dramatizing root canals for decades. You’ve probably seen the scenes of screaming and pain all from a simple root canal, but the truth looks MUCH ...

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Custom Mouth Guards: Insurance For Your Smile

Accidents happen. Emergencies are a part of life, and you never know what to expect when you walk out your door in the morning. You can go through life expecting everything to always work out in your favor, but sometimes they don’t. Now, why would we say all of that? Not to be pessimistic but to remind you that sometimes you need to take care of a problem before it begins. We see athletes ...

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Choose Invisalign For Your Smile

Adults tend to shy away from orthodontics because the thought of wearing metal braces as an adult is too much to handle for most. Whether your job requires you to be face-to-face with people all day, or you are worried about your social life, we completely understand why you would want to avoid braces! That’s why we have a different solution for our adult patients: Invisalign clear ...

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Top Reasons to Invest in an Implant Restoration

A missing tooth is as bad as it sounds, if not worse. Most adults realize that if they lose an adult tooth, they will soon be suffering the consequences. There are physical as well as emotional effects that come when you lose an adult tooth, especially if that tooth is in your smile zone. There are many different restoration options out there, but we have the best solution for you with a dental ...

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A Composite Filling Makes the Difference

If you are reading this, the likelihood that you have at least one filling is very, very high. We would almost bet that at least one of your fillings is a dark silver amalgam filling. Are we mind readers? No, but statistics don’t lie. Dentists have been using amalgam for decades. While some dentists continue to use amalgam, we have made the switch to a filling material that is much better for ...

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