Strong Tooth Enamel Is Essential for Healthy Teeth

Human teeth are composed of several distinct layers and structures. The outermost layer of tooth enamel is created from a dense matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. This provides your teeth with the necessary structural integrity to process food, while also protecting the internal structures of your teeth from direct contact with the bacteria that live in your mouth. If you... read more »

Mouth Jewelry and Your Oral Health

Are you considering getting a lip or tongue piercing? We understand your desire for self-expression, but before you go through with it, you should be aware of all the risks. Consider the following: - An oral piercing can cause permanent nerve damage – especially a tongue piercing. - Mouth jewelry that contains rigid plastic or metal pieces can easily swing... read more »

The Why and How of Lumineers®

Here at Trailridge Family Dental, Dr. Allan Stevenson and our wonderful staff are accomplished in the procedure of fitting your teeth with special dental veneers called Lumineers®. If you are thinking of installing dental veneers in your smile, Lumineers are unquestionably your best option. And why is that, exactly? Well, getting traditional veneers mean shaving off quite a bit of... read more »