Prevention is the Key in the Fight Against Periodo

Posted On Aug 30, 2013 @ 07:04 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Billions of bacteria live in each of our mouths, sharing a common environment with teeth and soft tissues. Most of the time, they coexist in symbiotic balance. But sometimes that balance becomes disrupted, leading to a destructive condition known as periodontal disease.

Porcelain Veneers are a Viable Option for Smile Transformation

Posted On Aug 26, 2013 @ 07:03 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

There are a number of materials and techniques available in cosmetic dentistry that help us improve our patients' smiles. Porcelain veneers stand out as one of the most popular and least interventional of these options.

Make Oral Healthcare a Priority During Pregnancy

Posted On Aug 23, 2013 @ 07:02 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

A woman during pregnancy naturally pays close attention to her general health, instinctively knowing it affects her developing baby

Whitening is a Safe and Effective Way to get That "Hollywood Smile"

Posted On Aug 20, 2013 @ 07:00 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

The “Hollywood Smile” — dazzlingly white — is associated in our society with youth, health and vitality. Achieving that smile through either professional or home whitening applications has become very popular.

Replacing All Your Teeth: Know Your Options

Posted On Aug 17, 2013 @ 06:58 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

In this day and age, no one should have to live without teeth. Edentulism (toothlessness) is a debilitating problem that modern dentistry can solve in several ways.

There's More Going on During a Dental Hygiene Visit Than you Think

Posted On Aug 14, 2013 @ 06:57 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Those semi-annual visits to our office may seem as ordinary as vanilla. But actually a lot is taking place — your dental hygienist is making observations during your visit that will help us accurately assess your current dental health, as well as to remove disease-causing plaque.

Put Your Best Smile Forward

Posted On Aug 10, 2013 @ 06:55 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Smiling is the best way to make a positive first impression, and an attractive, pearly white smile can be a real asset in both social and business relationships.

Dental Implants: an Exciting, Effective way to Replace Lost Teeth

Posted On Aug 7, 2013 @ 06:32 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

The dental implant has brought dentistry tantalizingly close to that ultimate dream — a permanent set of life-like, functional teeth to replace original teeth that have been lost.