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Veneers: It’s Almost As Easy As Painting a New Smile On

Veneer is defined as an attractive appearance that covers or disguises someone or something’s true nature or feelings. When referring to veneers in dentistry, this same definition applies. William J. Holevas and his dental team will do all they can to make your porcelain veneers look perfect. Unless you live on a diet that consists mostly of water and apples, you’re bound to see some changes to...
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Over-the-Counter Tooth Whitening Solutions

There are so many over-the-counter whitening solutions to choose from that we couldn’t possibly include them all in one blog without overwhelming you with options, prices, pros and cons. In this post, we’ll talk about the two most popular of the over-the-counter whitening solutions… Whitening Strips: If you don’t already know, whitening strips are thin, flexible, gel-coated strips that are made...
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Collaboration Between Your Dentist and Your Doctor

The oral-systemic connection is the link between your oral health and your overall health. For much of it’s acknowledged existence, it was believed that the greatest contribution of this discovery was being able to diagnose existing medical conditions by diagnosing particular oral conditions. However, while using oral health issues as tools for spotting deeper medical problems early on is still...
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My dentures are loose, what can I do?

There is nothing worse than loose dentures! Loose dentures are uncomfortable, painful and just plain embarrassing! When dentures are loose, they slip around in the mouth, cause sore spots and make an embarrassing “clacking” noise that everyone can hear. They make it difficult to eat, drink and even talk. If you suffer from loose dentures and you’re like most people, then you will probably agree...
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To Sleep Perchance To Dream

It happens night after night. You are suddenly awakened by a horrible noise you’re convinced is some creature lurking in the dark. Then you realize it’s not something out of a Stephen King novel, but the person sleeping next to you snoring. Snoring is frustrating, especially for the people who have to listen to it, but did you know that it can also be a sign of something more serious? Snoring is...
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For Sleep Disorders… See Your Dentist

It seems like a good night’s sleep is getting harder to come by in these busy and stress-filled times. Some people toss and turn due to churning thoughts. Others are awakened by their own snoring or a feeling of not getting enough oxygen. The latter is a condition called sleep apnea, and it affects up to 18 million Americans, which is equivalent to approximately one in fifteen people. “Apnea”...
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Going To The Dentist Should Be Like Seeing A Good Friend

Your teeth are an important component of your life and should be cared for so that they last you as long as possible. Healthy straight teeth help your confidence and the quality of your overall health. They are the first thing many people notice when you flash them a smile for the first time, and keeping them in good condition is the easiest way to look and feel younger. Good oral health...
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A Link Between BPA and Children’s Tooth Enamel?

BPA, also known as Bisphenol A, has been labeled as an unsafe chemical compound used in the manufacturing of plastics. This byproduct appears in many day-to-day products such as food containers, water bottles, baby bottles and more. Scientists have linked BPA to higher outcomes of heart disease, diabetes, and liver abnormalities. You may be wondering what this has to do with dental health....
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Hollywood Celebrities Smile Makeovers

Our favorite Hollywood stars always seem to look good. Their teeth sparkling as they give us their famous star stunning smiles. However, not all of them started that way. We may marvel at their looks today but do we remember what their smiles looked like years ago? Daily News online brings us a fun collection of celebrity teeth makeovers. Some of us may remember David Bowie or Mike Tysons smiles...
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