Should You Use Mouthwash?

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth decay, and even bad breath?… Read more »

Is Contouring and Shaping Right for Your Teeth?

Do you have overlapping teeth or crooked teeth? Similarly, do you have one or more cracked teeth? If you do—and even if you don’t—you probably understand that these types of imperfections can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to address the flaws in your smile. Contouring, which is also known as… Read more »

Cracked Tooth Enamel Can Be Repaired by a Crown

Even though your tooth enamel is very hard, there are still times when something like an accidental fall or a blow to the face can actually crack one of your teeth. One of the most common restoration options recommended by our team is to have the enamel layer of the cracked tooth replaced by a… Read more »

How To Floss Properly

As you know, flossing can play a major role in maintaining good oral health. Conversely, if you don’t floss daily, you’ll probably find yourself facing unpleasant consequences—and sadly these consequences may not be limited to your mouth. You see, flossing cleans your gum line. In reality, there is not better—or safer—method available or cleaning your… Read more »

How to Get Whiter Teeth

Are you ever worried about the color of your teeth? If so, you’re far from alone. In fact, did you know that Americans spend $1.4 billion dollars every year on home whitening kits for their teeth? If you’re unhappy with the color of your smile, we recommend giving us a call—but wouldn’t it be nice… Read more »

Tongue Stabilizing Device Snore Guards Offer Relief from Sleep Apnea

Most people with untreated sleep apnea struggle with snoring issues. This can have a serious negative impact on the quality of your sleep which carries over into other aspects of your life. Modern medical science recognizes the challenges of sleep apnea and now there are several treatment options available to you. It’s important to have… Read more »

Teaching Your Child Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Teaching your child good oral hygiene habits when they are young improves the chances they will keep those habits throughout the course of their lives. At the same time if a child does develop tooth decay problems and a baby tooth needs to be extracted, it will increase the chances of them developing alignment issues… Read more »

Dental Contouring

If you have minor imperfections, like chips and small fractures in the teeth of your smile you might want to talk to your dentist about a dental contouring procedure. Keep in mind that dental contouring is only a viable option for minor imperfections. At your initial consultation your dentist will inspect your teeth for any… Read more »

Cosmetic Tooth Reshaping Creates a Better Smile

A smooth, white smile says a lot about you and helps to make a good first impression. If your teeth have suffered chips and minor fractures in the enamel, it can leave you feeling self-conscious. In a situation like this you should talk to your dentist about a cosmetic tooth reshaping procedure. Cosmetic tooth reshaping,… Read more »

Welcome Dr. Jieun Chiu to our full-time staff!!

We want to give a BIG, warm welcome to our new full-time associate doctor…….  Dr. Jieun Chiu!! Dr. Chiu first joined our C&C Dental family, part-time,  in 2012.  Recently, we have asked her to become a full-time associate, and she has accepted. Dr. Jieun Chiu was raised in Chicago and graduated from the University of… Read more »