Boost Your Confidence with Crown Lengthening

Many people have a “gummy smile”, with which a lot of the gum tissue shows when they smile or laugh. For some, a gummy smile is a point of insecurity, leading them to cover their smile or avoid smiling with their teeth in public.  If a gummy smile is making you feel self-conscious, crown lengthening… Read more »

Get Your Smile Back with Partial Dentures

Get Your Smile Back with Partial Dentures If you’ve experienced significant tooth loss, but still have some natural teeth, you may want to consider getting partial dentures. This dental appliance is used to replace multiple missing teeth while accommodating the remaining teeth in the mouth. With partial dentures, you can regain a full, beautiful smile… Read more »

Tips for Caring for Dentures

Caring for Dentures Tips Dentures are designed to replace missing teeth in the mouth. Consisting of false teeth secured to a gum-colored base, dentures offer both functional and cosmetic benefits to people who have missing teeth.  Despite the fact that dentures are false teeth, they still need to be meticulously cared for, just like natural… Read more »

10 Dentist Anxiety Tips That Will Save Your Smile

10 Dentist Anxiety Tips Anxiety about visiting the dentist is far more common than you might think. Many people fear that their visit to the dentist will be painful or that the dentist will find a major problem with their teeth. Some people even avoid visiting the dentist due to extreme fear. Whatever the reason,… Read more »

Tips to Achieve Optimal Dental Hygiene

10 Tips to Achieve Optimal Dental Hygiene Maintaining good dental hygiene is a crucial aspect of your long-term health. The health of your teeth and gums dictates your likelihood of developing tooth decay, gum disease, and other significant dental concerns.  Here are our top 10 tips for achieving optimal dental hygiene: Brush Twice Daily Brushing… Read more »

Bridges vs. Dental Implants

Dental implants and bridges are dental appliances used to restore missing teeth. While both appliances offset tooth loss, each provides distinct benefits in different circumstances.  At 19th Avenue Dental, we provide both implants and bridges as options for patients with tooth loss. Here, we’ll compare these dental appliances to help you make the right choice… Read more »

Managing a Dental Emergency

Finding yourself or a loved one in a dental emergency can be understandably distressing. As with any medical emergency, finding professional care as soon as possible is essential to getting the problem taken care of. Here at 19th Avenue Dental, our experienced dentist Dr. Shuichi Yamaguchi is equipped to handle dental emergencies with speed and… Read more »

Achieve a Beautiful Smile with Veneers

If you’re struggling with imperfections in your smile, veneers are a treatment option that could work for you. For chips, cracks, breaks, crookedness, or stains in the teeth, as well as gaps in between the teeth, veneers are often a great solution. Here at 19th Avenue Dental, we’ll help you achieve a beautiful smile with… Read more »

How To Achieve Healthy, White Teeth

Achieve Healthy, White Teeth Having a beautiful smile with healthy, white teeth is a common goal among dental patients. However, over time, the teeth naturally become less white due to food, beverages, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and the natural aging process.  Luckily, there are many steps that you can take to achieve and maintain healthy,… Read more »

Tips on Reducing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a common oral health concern. It occurs when the structure of the tooth starts to break down, compromising the enamel and dentin layers of the tooth. Unfortunately, tooth decay can lead to complications ranging in severity from pain and swelling to infection and potentially tooth loss. Given these risks, it’s wise for… Read more »