Author Archives: Dr. David Janash

When Can Veneers Be Used as Instant Orthodontics?

Porcelain veneers are one of the most remarkable solutions in cosmetic dentistry. In fact, they can be considered like magic as they hide all types of smile imperfections in just two easy appointments. Veneers are wafer thin shells of porcelain … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Veneers | Tagged , | Comments Off on When Can Veneers Be Used as Instant Orthodontics?

Why Ear Pain Is Commonly Misdiagnosed in Adults

When it comes to adults with ear pain, it is easy to assume that the discomfort is due to an ear infection. However, ear infections are not common in adults. In most adult patients, ear pain is not related to … Continue reading

Posted in Preventative Dentistry, TMD Treatment | Tagged , | Comments Off on Why Ear Pain Is Commonly Misdiagnosed in Adults

Why Dental Health Should Be On Your Back-to-School Radar

Back-to-school season is upon us. As you scurry around to purchase school supplies and new outfits, don’t forget to prepare your child for optimal oral health. Did you know that poor oral health is a leading reason why kids miss … Continue reading

Posted in Family Dentistry, Preventative Dentistry | Tagged , | Comments Off on Why Dental Health Should Be On Your Back-to-School Radar

How Invisalign Can Protect Your Dental Health

When it comes to straightening your teeth with Invisalign, the cosmetic appeal of wearing clear aligners versus metal brackets is certainly one of the most notable advantages. However, its removable design is a benefit that both patients and dentists appreciate. … Continue reading

Posted in Invisalign, Orthodontics | Tagged , | Comments Off on How Invisalign Can Protect Your Dental Health

Know What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Most dental issues can be avoided with diligent oral hygiene and routine dental visits. However, not all dental issues are preventable. Just like any part of the body, your smile can suffer unexpected trauma. While never welcome, dental emergencies can … Continue reading

Posted in Emergency Dental Care, Family Dentistry | Tagged , | Comments Off on Know What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Understanding Tooth Stains

We all want to retain a brilliant white smile. However, teeth don’t get whiter over time. In fact, due to lifestyle habits and the natural aging process, teeth become yellowed or stained if there is no intervention. Understanding the facts … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening | Tagged , | Comments Off on Understanding Tooth Stains

What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Your wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars to emerge. Problem is, they don’t always emerge without complication. Due to a lack of jaw space, it is common for the wisdom teeth to grow in sideways, partially … Continue reading

Posted in Restorative Dentistry, Tooth Extractions | Tagged , | Comments Off on What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Signs Your Crown Needs Attention

Dental crowns are one of the most common ways to restore a damaged tooth. Crowns “cap” all surfaces of a tooth that has lost too much structure to be restored with a simple dental filling. This can include teeth that … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns | Tagged , | Comments Off on Signs Your Crown Needs Attention

Have a Teeth Grinding Habit? Take These Steps

According to the American Sleep Association, teeth grinding (or bruxism) affects 10% of Americans adults and as many as 15% of American children. While this oral habit can occur during any time of day, nocturnal teeth grinding is considered the … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Mouthguards, Preventative Dentistry | Tagged , | Comments Off on Have a Teeth Grinding Habit? Take These Steps

Warning Signs of a Cracked Tooth

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. This doesn’t mean it is invincible. Your teeth can break, chip or crack under certain pressures. While decay and infection can weaken a tooth, even a strong, healthy tooth can … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry | Tagged , | Comments Off on Warning Signs of a Cracked Tooth