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Crowns vs. Veneers: Which Are Right for Me?

Do you avoid smiling because you are embarrassed about your teeth? You are not alone!  Many people hide behind closed lips because of broken, severely stained, or crooked teeth.  The good news is we can help.  Crowns and veneers are two solutions. Although both can help improve your smile, one may be more suitable for your specific needs.  Several factors…

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Is it Time for Baby’s First Dental Appointment? Here’s What to Expect

On top of all the other exciting “firsts” you’ll experience with your baby, their first dental appointment is an important milestone. Teaching your child about how to care for their teeth—and that there’s no need to be afraid of the dentist—starts early. Even babies need good dental care. Here is an overview of when to schedule their first appointment, what…

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Why Do I Still Get Cavities Even Though I Brush My Teeth?

Nothing is more frustrating—and painful—than finding out you have cavities, even when you faithfully brush your teeth twice per day. Many patients are shocked and confused. After all, most of us are taught that brushing is the most important factor in dental health. Unfortunately, brushing alone won’t prevent cavities. Genetics, flossing and soda intake all play a part in your…

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What You Should Know About Sleep Apnea and Dental Appliances

Do you have a tough time staying awake during the day? Does your partner complain about your snoring? These are two of the symptoms associated with a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. Every night, more than 22 million people go to sleep and suffer from sleep apnea. What’s worse, most people are unaware that they have a diagnosable medical problem.…

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No Room to Grow: Impacted Wisdom Teeth Could Be Giving You Headaches (Literally!)

An occasional headache is normal for the majority of us. Headaches can be caused by stress and tension, lack of sleep, poor diet and any number of other variables. If they creep into your life on a regular basis, however, the real problem could actually be due to impacted wisdom teeth. Regular visits to your dentist at Fioritto Family Dental…

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