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How Gum Disease Can Lead to Tooth Loss

Jan 24, 2017 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: Gum Disease Missing Teeth Restorative Dentistry

Advanced periodontal disease can lead to the loss of teeth. Let's consider how gum health can impact your smile and what treatments are available.


Protect Your Teeth from Bad Dental Habits

Dec 23, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Sharon B. Mateja discusses the bad dental habits that should be avoided to preserve tooth strength and structure.


Who Is a Good Candidate for Porcelain Veneers?

Nov 24, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: Porcelain Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry Smile Makeover

Porcelain veneers can help countless people with aesthetic flaws affecting their smile. Let's consider who is a good candidate.


The Causes of Damaged Dental Crowns

Oct 25, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: Dental Crowns Restorative Dentistry

Dental crowns are durable, though they can chip, crack, and experience damage for a variety of reasons. Let's look at the causes.


Bruxism and the Risk of Dental Damage

Sep 27, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry Restorative Dentistry

Bruxism, or chronic teeth grinding, is dangerous to your oral health. Protect your smile from bruxism and dental damage with these tips.


The Dangers of Dry Mouth: Dental Damage and Other Problems

Aug 26, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: Dry Mouth Tooth Decay Gum Disease

Dry mouth poses a number of dangers to patients. Let's take a moment to consider what they are and how to deal with them.


Safe and Sound Smiles: Good Candidates for Mouth Guards

Jul 25, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry Teeth Grinding Tmj Disorders Sports Dentistry

Good candidates for mouth guards are athletes, people who suffer from bruxism (teeth grinding), and people with TMJ disorders.


Can Dental Care Benefit Heart Health?

Jun 24, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: General Dentistry Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Sharon B. Mateja discusses how the dental care services offered at her practice can help patients preserve good heart health.


Restore Your Smile with Treatment for Missing Teeth

May 24, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: Restorative Dentistry Dental Implants Dental Bridges Dentures

If you suffer from tooth loss, treatment for missing teeth may be right for you. Learn about dental implants, bridges, and dentures.


Dental Care Challenges That Diabetics Face

Apr 25, 2016 — by Sharon B. Mateja, D.D.S. | Comments (0)
Tags: Tooth Decay Gum Disease General Dentistry

People with diabetes have an increased risk of several dental problems, including gum disease and tooth decay.