All You Need To Know About Crown Lengthening

Do you have excess gum tissue? Has your tooth broken below the gum line? If so, then come see our dentist for a crown lengthening procedure. What Is Crown Lengthening? Crown lengthening is a surgery where gum and bone tissue are trimmed to reveal healthy tooth structure so teeth appear taller. It is not only… Read more »

How CEREC® Can Give You A Great Smile

If you want dental restorations such as crowns, bridges, or veneers, you could be waiting for weeks while the dental lab creates and ships them. However, at the dental practice of Robert P. Sherman, you can have these restorations available and attached to your teeth in one day. Using the CEREC® software system, we help… Read more »

Bring Healthy Teeth to Your Child With These Six One-Liners

1. Teach Good Habits – Even before your baby starts developing teeth, brush his or her gums with a washcloth along the gums. Once they start developing teeth, brush twice per day with fluoridated toothpaste. Once they are old enough (at least age 5), they should start brushing themselves with minor adult supervision. 2. Watch… Read more »

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Roughly 22 million Americans suffer with sleep apnea – the cessation of breathing while sleeping. It is a fairly under-recognized disease with life-damaging and life-shortening consequences. Much can be done for the cause of education regarding sleep apnea. Sleep Apnea Overview Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder, caused by a lack of breathing during sleep…. Read more »

Mouthwash Types

Mouthwashes do a great job at helping to clean teeth and freshen breath. But did you know that some types of mouthwashes don’t fight oral bacteria? And some mouthwashes even have up to 27% alcohol in them. Learn more about the different types of mouthwashes available here. Cosmetic vs. Therapeutic There are two major types… Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Pros and Cons

Dental veneers are very thin shells of ceramic bonded to the front of the teeth. They are usually used to hide discolored teeth and whiten. The Pros • Veneers improve your smile. Veneers mask most discolored or chipped teeth while whitening your original teeth under the porcelain veneer, giving you a brighter, more confident everyday… Read more »