Andrew Turchin, DMD Blog

Can Porcelain Veneers Be Whitened?  

Can Porcelain Veneers Be Whitened? Creating a full and beautiful smile is easy with the help of porcelain veneers. Veneers are one of the most tried and trusted cosmetic options and has been for years. Veneers are easy to place, normally requiring little to no anesthetic. They are relatively long-lasting, with most porcelain veneers staying

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Root Canal

How do you know if you need a root canal?

Root canals are one of the most common procedures performed in the dental office. The procedure can be done in about an hour and provides quick and efficient pain relief of a tooth that is bothering you. The need for a root canal can stem from a variety of different reasons, but treatment is the

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Cosmetic Dentistry

How Does Invisalign Work?

If you have crooked, crowded or unevenly spaced teeth, you may be considering orthodontic treatment to correct these problems and finally feel confident in your smile. Orthodontic treatment isn’t just for children and teens anymore, since many adults are choosing care to improve their appearance. While traditional braces are still very popular among orthodontic patients,

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Is Invisalign Faster Than Braces?

While traditional braces still have a time and place for some patients, many people are flocking to Invisalign as a way to correct problems with dentition. If your teeth are crowded, crooked, unevenly spaced or if you have malocclusion problems, the Invisalign system can effectively help in improving your smile as well as your confidence.

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Are Veneers as strong as teeth?

If you are interested in having a bright white smile, then veneers may be right for you. Dental or porcelain veneers are shells that are bonded to your teeth, and match the color and shade giving patients a beautiful smile. Veneers are bonded to the front of your teeth using a cement material, and are

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How long do crowns last?

A crown is a cover that is placed over a tooth. The crown helps to save and restore a damaged tooth to its normal shape and size. The procedure allows patients to be able to use their tooth again without damaging what is underneath it. Crowns can help make teeth stronger and look like natural

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

If you are completely missing one or more of your teeth, implants can help with restoring your smile and getting you to feel more confidence in your appearance. In the past, you may have been told that the only two options available to you to replace a missing tooth were fixed bridges and partial dentures.

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How long does it take to get dental implants?

Implants are one of the most popular dental restoration procedures done in our office. Implants give patients that beautiful white smile they desire. At Family Dental Care we offer a few different implant procedures to our patients. Each patient’s needs are unique, and our goal is to help our patients choose the best option that

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What are mini dental implants?

Mini dental implants are similar to traditional dental implants. Typically mini dental implants are used for smaller spaces, or patients that have naturally smaller teeth. Mini implants are smaller compared to traditional implants, and are usually a less expensive option for patients. With mini dental implants the anchor and abutment are made of one piece

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Who is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

For patients who are completely missing one or more of their teeth, dental implants can restore your smile and enhance your confidence. Implants are surgically placed underneath the gum line and into the bone of your jaw. In less than six months, the titanium implant fuses with the bone and creates a reliably secure anchor

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