Can A Gummy Smile Be Fixed?

Marielaina Perrone DDS Gummy Smile

  A gummy smile is a smile that shows too much gum tissue. The goal of this cosmetic dentistry treatment is to create a more toothy smile. There are several treatment options for those with a gummy smile. Some surgical and some non-surgical. The presence of a gummy smile should not be considered an abnormal condition…

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Coronavirus And Your Dental Care

Marielaina Perrone DDS Coronavirus

We are experiencing a turbulent and scary time as a global society. The development of the novel coronavirus (also known as covid-19) has upended many lives and changed others forever. Dental care can sometimes take a back seat in the medical community and in cases like this rightfully so. However, as we have noted many…

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Dental Hygiene Tips For Kids

February is national children’s dental health month. In celebration of kids all over below you will find some helpful tips to keep your children’s smile healthy and bright for a lifetime. Helpful Pediatric Dental Hygiene Tips Watch What They Drink! – While fruit juice can be a very healthy alternative to energy drinks, soda, and…

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What Are Porcelain Veneers?

In the age of instagram and selfie’s people are always looking for an edge to look better. Cosmetic dentistry offers many options to achieve a whiter, brighter smile. These can include teeth whitening, orthodontics, porcelain crowns, and especially porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers can give you the smile you always dreamed about with minimal preparation and…

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Your Tongue As A Window To Your Health

The focus of oral health is almost always on the teeth and immediate surrounding tissues. But did you know your tongue can be an area of concern if not checked routinely? The tongue plays a vital role in speaking and eating properly. It can also provide clues to you and your dentist about your overall…

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Do You Need To Floss?

To Floss Or Not To Floss, the age old question. Flossing is necessary to maintain optimal dental health. Flossing at least once a day helps remove the sticky layer (plaque) that develops along our gum line and between teeth. This dental plaque when allowed to build up will eventually irritate your gum tissues and give…

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Top 5 Habits Destroying Your Smile

Maintaining good dental hygiene is important for keeping a healthy smile. Keeping good habits is essential for this but keeping bad habits can ruin your hard work. Below are the top 5 bad habits destroying your smile. Top 5 Bad Dental Habits Not Flossing Regularly. Flossing at least once a day is critical to overall…

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Poor Oral Health Linked To Liver Cancer?

Liver cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Our liver is an organ that is about the size of a football. Your liver is located in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Your liver sits just beneath your diaphragm and above your stomach. Liver cancer is actually…

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