Oral Health Treatments: Medications and Your Smile

Are you currently taking any medications for any ailments or issues arising within your body including issues with your oral health care? If so, it is important to remember that even medications can damage your smile due to various ailments and conditions that can arise from their use. Fortunately, an effective treatment plan can prevent… Read more »

The Truth About Root Canals

For years, root canals have gotten a bad reputation. People have made jokes about them, and they are often portrayed as the worst possible option for a dental procedure. However, a root canals is a very important treatment that has saved many smiles over the years. A root canal is needed when the pulp of… Read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Dental Fillings

For better oral health care, prepare your smile for dental fillings. With dental fillings, you can enhance your oral health by repairing cavities and preventing future cavities from occurring. Even if you do not have cavities now, they can arise in the future. Dental fillings often come in two main forms known as composite fillings… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Veneers

Your smile can take a beating over a lifetime. Your teeth can become cracked or chipped. They may be spaced too far apart, or they may need to have their shape restored. Over time, dark-colored food and drinks and tobacco can stain your teeth. Sometimes, stained teeth can be brightened with a whitening treatment. But,… Read more »

Dental Bridges and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Have you ever yearned for a full smile after you lost a tooth or had one taken out? If they are your permanent teeth, no new ones will grow back in their place. However, to avoid oral health hazards to your remaining teeth and gums, the missing teeth must be replaced. Dental bridges are semi-permanent… Read more »

A Dental Fracture Might Need to Be Treated by a Dental Crown

There are times when grinding your teeth at night or improvising your teeth as tools can impart enough force to cause a dental fracture. The damage to the tooth enamel can vary in severity. However, even a minor dental fracture needs to be seen by Dr. Morelli and Dr. Bullock. In time, the compromised area… Read more »

Good Food Is Medicine

Hippocrates, a famous physician of ancient Greece, once said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates was right (which is why he’s so famous), and modern doctors, including our dentists, Drs. Morelli and Bullock, still want their patients to practice the philosophy of Hippocrates. Basically, when you eat right, it will… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Help Remedy Tooth Loss Complications

Each of the teeth in your mouth relies on its neighbors to provide the necessary structure to maintain correct alignment in your bite pattern. When a tooth is lost to severe decay or a treatment-based extraction, the alteration in oral structure can have profound ramifications. As time goes by, the teeth neighboring the void can… Read more »

The Best Smile Makeovers Are Done with Dental Veneers

The best smile makeovers are done with dental veneers. Dental veneers are a specialized form of tooth restoration that can cosmetically enhance the look of teeth and provide an additional layer of protection to the fronts of teeth. Dental veneers are popular among those seeking a flawless smile that may not be possible with their… Read more »

Can Your Smile’s Color Be Changed Easily?

Can your smile’s color be changed easily? By removing stains and discolorations with teeth whitening treatments, you can improve the aesthetic color of your smile much faster. With teeth whitening treatments, you have 3 amazing service choices to choose from: At-home Whitening: At-home whitening products are administered by the patient themselves at home. The product… Read more »