Are you looking to achieve a more sparkling smile? A number of foods, and a smaller number of drinks, can help whiten your teeth or supplement in-office or at-home teeth whitening treatments. Keep reading to learn more.   General Information About Diet and Teeth Whitening Before we get started, let’s be super clear. It’s important… Read More


Did you know there’s a way to replace up to an entire set of teeth with tailor-made prostheses that look and function like the real thing, and it’s not dentures? All-on-4 dental implants use cutting-edge medical technology to replace lost or damaged teeth and give you a brand new smile, permanently. We wouldn’t offer All-on-4s… Read More


A dental bridge is a custom-made appliance that “bridges” the gap created by a missing tooth. The gap is filled by a false tooth called a pontic, while the two teeth around it serve as anchors, called abutments, which are covered by crowns. The bridge is fixed in the mouth by cementing the crowns to… Read More


Are you an adult who is thinking about straightening your teeth with Invisalign? Invisalign, a treatment we offer here at Bunker Hill Dentistry, is a great option for most adults because it’s nearly invisible and it straightens crooked and improperly spaced teeth. It can also correct certain types of over, under and crossbites.  However, adults… Read More


Your dentist may suggest tooth bonding as a cost-effective and quick solution to repair some types of damage or to improve the appearance of your smile. Bonding means that your dentist will apply a composite resin to cover the damage or imperfection and match the shade of your teeth. Typically, you will only need one… Read More


The old adage says that a smile makes everybody beautiful. Sadly, concerns over the appearance of teeth will keep some folks from smiling as often or as brightly as they should. The good news is that the statistics from a recent study show that more and more people are taking advantage of cosmetic dentistry services… Read More


Are you concerned about your teeth? Do you have an overbite or underbite and want to know how to fix it? Tired of hiding that gap during photos? Modern dental methods for correcting crooked teeth are much more attainable than ever before. In most cases, these treatments are both affordable and painless, depending on the… Read More


There are a variety of benefits to choosing Invisalign as a method to straighten your teeth, including a shorter treatment period and the ability to remove trays for meals and beverages. In addition, the process is often less costly and more affordable than other treatments. However, you still have to be incredibly mindful of cavities… Read More


Even though enamel, a mineral form of calcium phosphate, scores 5 on the Mohs hardness scale—harder than steel—it is also brittle, comparable to glass. As a result, chips, fractures, cracks, and significant breaks, like a tooth broken in half, are not uncommon.   If severe enough, broken and chipped teeth can cause severe pain and/or cause… Read More