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Bonding or Veneers? Which Should I Choose?

Are you working on fixing your smile, but you aren’t sure which method is the best for you? Read on to find out how you can tell whether bonding or veneers may work better for your specific issues.
Sep 1st, 2023

How Often Should I Get Dental Sealants?

If you’re prone to cavities, you’re likely on the hunt for a solution. You’ve heard of dental sealants, but you aren’t sure how they work or how long they last. Read on to find out what you need to know about sealants!
Aug 1st, 2023

I'm Really Anxious About Having My Tooth Pulled

You just found out you need to have a tooth pulled, and you’re understandably anxious. Read on for a few tips on how to deal with your anxiety and come through the procedure with flying colors!
Jul 13th, 2023

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Annual Dental Exam

You know how you’re always tempted to skip that annual dental exam? Don’t! It’s a critical part of your oral health. Read on to find out why you shouldn’t ignore your annual dental exam.
Jun 1st, 2023

Why Do Teeth Become Yellow with Age?

You take care of them just the way your dentist recommends, but are you worried you’re going to see yellow teeth in the mirror some day? Find out what causes yellow teeth and what you can do to treat them!
Apr 2nd, 2023

I'm Nervous About Going to the Dentist: Can You Help?

Despite the fact that dental care can help maintain oral health and keep your smile bright, up to 20% of the American public is nervous about going to the dentist. If you fall in that category, read on to see how your dentist can help you relax!
Mar 9th, 2023

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Missing Tooth

You’re missing a tooth, but if you aren’t in a hurry to replace it, you might want to reconsider that decision. Don’t delay. Read on to find out why you shouldn’t ignore a missing tooth!
Feb 10th, 2023

Am I a Good Candidate for a Smile Makeover?

If you aren’t happy with your smile, you may be wondering if a smile makeover would be beneficial for you. Find out exactly what a smile makeover is and how it can work for you!
Jan 5th, 2023

5 Smart Practices to Make the Most of Invisalign

After weighing your options, you’ve finally started to use Invisalign to create the smile you’ve always dreamed of having. Keep reading to learn how to make the most of your opportunity!
Dec 12th, 2022

The Best Dentures for Tender Gums

If you need dentures, but you’re concerned about how they’re going to affect your tender gums, we understand. Don’t worry — we have a solution for you. Read on to find out what it is!
Nov 1st, 2022

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

If you have diabetes, you may also be at risk for several oral health issues in addition to the other issues it can cause. Find out what you need to watch out for and how to prevent the issues in the first place.
Oct 7th, 2022

Am I Brushing and Flossing Properly?

You know you’re supposed to brush your teeth and floss every day, but do you know the best techniques for doing so? Read on to find out how to best take care of your teeth every day!
Aug 1st, 2022

7 Reasons Why You May Consider a Tooth Extraction

You’re diligent about your oral health care. But do you think there’s no way you’ll ever need to have a tooth extracted? Think again — here are seven reasons you may just have to consider a tooth extraction.
Jul 1st, 2022

I'm Afraid of the Dentist: Can You Help?

If you’re one of the many people afraid or anxious about going to the dentist, you don’t have to suffer through your appointments any longer. Find out how oral sedation can help!
Jun 1st, 2022

Can Invisalign Fix My Overcrowded Teeth?

If you have overcrowded teeth but want to avoid bulky metal braces, there is another option. If you’re wondering if Invisalign will work for you. The answer is yes! Read on to find out how.
May 1st, 2022

The Many Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are one of the best ways to fix cosmetic issues with your teeth, including chips, cracks, discoloration, and small gaps. Find out if they might be right for you!
Apr 6th, 2022

The Importance of Dental Exams

You do regular maintenance on your car, so why not take the same regular care of your teeth? Dental exams are important for the health of your teeth, gums, and even your heart. Keep reading to learn more.
Mar 14th, 2022

How Does Zoom Work to Whiten My Teeth?

Do you see yellow or discolored teeth when you look in the mirror? If the answer is yes, do you dream of the day when you see sparkling white teeth instead? Read on to find out how the Zoom whitening procedure can give you the new, fresh smile you’re looki
Feb 10th, 2022

Can My Tooth Be Saved or Does It Need to be Extracted?

Whether you’re dealing with a tooth injury or some sort of infection, you may have to make a tough decision: save your tooth or get it pulled. Luckily, your dentist can help determine the best choice for your dental health.
Dec 12th, 2021

Help! My Teeth are Yellow

If your teeth are yellow and you need some help to regain your sparkling smile, Portrait Dental is here for you! Find out exactly how you can make your teeth white again.
Sep 1st, 2021

Are Veneers Right for Me?

Veneers are a great way to dramatically improve your smile quickly. But will they work for you? Find out what to look for!
Aug 9th, 2021

What Happens at a Dental Exam?

If you’re one of the 35% of American adults who didn’t visit the dentist last year, here’s a refresher on exactly what happens at a dental exam and why it’s important to go.
Jul 12th, 2021

Professional vs Home Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is Americans’ most-desired cosmetic dental procedure, but the options seem endless. Find out which method will work the best for you.
Jun 16th, 2021

What Type of Dentures Should I Choose?

If you’re missing some teeth and ready to replace them, chances are you can find a denture solution that will work well for you. Find out which type of dentures might be your best fit.
Apr 19th, 2021

5 Signs of Gum Disease

Almost half of American adults have some form of gum disease. Find out if you’re in this group and what you can do about it.
Mar 17th, 2021

Nervous About Dental Work? Consider Oral Sedation

Almost 50% of Americans suffer from dental anxiety or extreme dental fear. If you fall in this group, find out how oral sedation might just make your next dental visit much less stressful.
Feb 16th, 2021

How to Prevent a Dry Socket

Dry socket can be a very painful condition that occurs when you extract a tooth. Find out how to prevent it so you can keep smiling.
Jan 21st, 2021

5 Amazing Benefits of Dental Implants

Have a missing tooth and not sure what to do about it? Learn more about why a dental implant might be just the solution you need to save your oral health — and your smile!
Aug 19th, 2020

Versatile Veneers: The Ultimate Cover-up

Finally ready to deal with the teeth that have bothered you for so long? Veneers provide a quick, affordable option to cover all sorts of problems with your teeth.
Jul 31st, 2020

Why You Need a Yearly Dental Checkup

You may be tempted to skip your regular dental checkup, but you could be in danger of developing serious problems if you do. Find out why your dental checkup is so important.
Jun 22nd, 2020

Why You'll Love Sedation Dentistry

If you’ve always been a little nervous to go to the dentist, sedation dentistry might be just the ticket to make your experience better. Find out more about how it works.
May 27th, 2020

Five Reasons for a Smile Makeover

Think you’re not quite ready for a smile makeover? Think again. Here are five great reasons it’s time for you to visit the dentist’s office to make a transforming change in your life.
Apr 24th, 2020

Considering Invisalign? Here’s What to Expect

Tired of covering your mouth because your crooked or gapped teeth are an embarrassment? Invisalign can straighten your teeth faster and cheaper than metal braces. Here’s what to expect.
Mar 27th, 2020