4 Simple Reasons You Should See Your Dentist

zekudyj6dq8-cherry-laithangWhat do you see when you look in the mirror and smile? Hilldale Dental wants your reflection to reveal healthy teeth as part of a happy smile you’ll want to show off for years to come. But if you don’t see your dentist — or any dentist — on a regular basis, your chance of keeping your real teeth for your entire lifetime diminishes drastically. And if you wait until you have serious pains associated with your teeth, you may be in real trouble. There are four simple reasons you should see your dentist regularly, and if you haven’t visited a dentist in awhile, consider scheduling an appointment now. Continue reading

You need a Dental Implant? Here’s what to Expect

Dental Implant - What to ExpectYou’ve lost a tooth, and you’ve decided a dental implant procedure will be the best option to replace it. Your other options – a fixed bridge, which may need to be replaced several times, or removable dentures, which can make a clicking sound or slide in your mouth, weren’t as appealing. A dental implant is made of titanium steel, and Hilldale Dental rarely has had to replace an implant. Continue reading

Dental Bonding vs Veneers: What each can do and Which is Right for You

Dental Bonding vs VeneersIf you’ve ever considered cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of your smile, there’s never been a better time. The materials and procedures Hilldale Dental uses for both dental bonding and porcelain veneers is high quality, and can provide beautiful, long-lasting results. But it is also important for you to know which option may be best for you. Continue reading

Is the Pain in Your Jaw TMJ Syndrome?

TMJ SyndromeDoes your jaw ever bother you? Maybe the joint which is right in front of your ear clicks while you’re chewing, snaps when you’re yawning, or even locks at times? You may have what’s commonly called TMJ syndrome, otherwise known medically, as temporomandibular joint syndrome. Continue reading