Cosmetic Treatments

Dental care extends far beyond improving your oral health; it can also enhance the appearance of your smile. Our cosmetic dentist, Dr. Sean Ky, uses a unique combination of science and artistry to redesign your smile through safe, gentle treatments.

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FAQ: What’s the Main Cause of Morning Breath?

We’ve all been there. You wake up in the morning, roll out of bed, give your partner a morning kiss — and bam! You’re blasted by morning breath. No one is immune to it. All of us wake up with it at some point or another. In fact,  no amount of brushing, flossing, or mouthwash…

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FAQ: Are Bleeding Gums Normal After a Checkup?

We encourage all of our patients to book checkups and dental hygiene cleanings every 6-months. But, some patients express concern when their gums bleed a little after a routine checkup. Is this bleeding normal? Well, it depends. It’s absolutely normal for gums to bleed for a day or two following a hygiene cleaning. It’s also…

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8 Common Myths About Dental Implants That Scare Off Patients

Let’s face it — we know that not everyone is exactly thrilled to go to the dentist. Anxiety and apprehension about dental visits is common — but this is mainly due to misconceptions about how some dental treatments work. This is especially true for patients who are missing teeth. They know they need dental care,…

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Warning! 5 Signs You May Have Gum Disease

As you age, you become increasingly at risk for developing gum disease.  But even among young and middle-age adults, gum disease is a primary cause of tooth loss. So, are you at risk? Gum disease (known as periodontal disease) has serious consequences for your dental health. It’s a chronic condition that can proceed quickly in different…

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When Was the Last Time You Looked at Your Gums?

If you’re like a lot of people, you probably pay extra special attention to how your teeth look, but never think about your gums.  Unfortunately though, neglecting that part of your mouth can lead to big problems, like receding gums — and that can affect your overall health. This is why we examine gums at every…

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Afraid of the Dentist? You’re Not Alone — These Celebs are Too!

Celebritites — they’re just like us. If you are afraid of the dentist, you’re not the only one. A lot of patients think it’s “Just me” when in reality, plenty of people get nervous at the dentist and some have true phobias. Even celebrities, whose careers are often dependent on a good smile, get scared.…

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Is it Just a Toothache or a Real Dental Emergency?

When you’re at home and trying to determine if a toothache is a real dental emergency, the question is: Do you have an abscessed tooth? Ask yourself: How excruciating is the pain? Do you have swelling? Do you have a fever? All of these signs are indicators of an abscessed tooth that needs immediate attention.…

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6 Myths About Dental Implants You Need to Stop Believing

There’s a lot of misinformation out there. Any search online can bring up all kinds of myths and bad information on any topic. How do you even know what’s true and what’s not? Dental health and dental procedures are no different. In fact, dental myths often spread faster because going to the dentist can make…

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Do You Have a Cavity?

Do you have a cavity? If you answered “no”, don’t be so sure. There are no nerve endings in the enamel of your teeth, so if a cavity is forming on one of your teeth, you may not know. But as time goes on, and the cavity becomes deeper, infection may set in, and as…

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A Day in Dentistry: Toothache Treatments

Did you know that a toothache needs to be treated as soon as possible to eliminate the spread of decay and infection? Because a toothache occurs due to an abscessed tooth that has an infection, it is important to be aware of the causes and what you can do to help prevent them. If a…

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