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


Have you ever looked at a picture of yourself and thought your gum tissue was out of proportion to your smile? If so, you may be suffering from what’s known as excessive gingival display, or more commonly, gummy smile.  The good news is, the situation is treatable. You can have the movie-star smile you’re looking… Read More


Stem cell research has exploded in the last 20 years, so it should come as no surprise that a major segment of medicine, such as dentistry, would have its fair share of researchers attempting to make new scientific breakthroughs.   Those breakthroughs are, by all accounts, at least several years away from your local dentist’s office,… Read More