There are methods of teeth whitening that can increase tooth sensitivity and irritate soft oral tissue. There are some aggressive forms of teeth whitening that may even damage the enamel or increase risks for various oral health problems. However, by and large, both in-office and at-home teeth whitening are safe and effective ways to brighten your smile.
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TMJ may refer to a number of disorders that cause the jaw to become misaligned. The most common symptoms of TMJ are:
- Clicking or popping noises when opening and closing the mouth
- Grinding noises when chewing
- Pain in and around the jaw
- Swelling around the jaw joint
These symptoms should be brought to the immediate attention of Dr. Evola. Prompt treatment can help eliminate discomfort while preventing the more serious consequences of untreated TMJ.Read More
Are you experiencing a dental emergency? Toothache, a lost filling or loose crown, a broken or cracked tooth, or any issue causing discomfort, pain, or limited biting and chewing capacity should be brought to the immediate attention of Dr. Evola. Even if you are not an existing patient, we will make every effort to get you into our office for same-day emergency dental services.
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A root canal is done to preserve a tooth that has become infected. With root canal therapy, infection and debris are removed from the pulp chamber of the tooth and a dental crown is placed over the top to help prevent future damage. The procedure is quick, painless, and incredibly effective at preserving natural teeth.
Tooth extraction is...Read More
If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants may be the best solution. Made of titanium, dental implants are used to replace missing tooth roots, enabling them to provide a secure and reliable hold for restorations such as dental bridges, dentures, and porcelain crowns. In the short video below, Buffalo implant dentist Dr. Larry Evola discusses what dental implants are and how they can be used to strengthen and beautify your smile.
Summer tends to be the perfect time for cosmetic dentistry – and Forestream Dental offers a wide range of services that can be used to shine up your summer smile. Dr. Larry Evola offers simple treatments like fast and safe in-office tooth whitening, along with more comprehensive services including porcelain veneers, porcelain crowns, and dental bonding. Even our general services – such as white fillings and porcelain inlays and onlays – offer great cosmetic benefit, allowing Dr. Evola to address every...Read More
One of the consequences of tooth loss is jaw collapse. When the root of a tooth is missing, the body no longer knows to keep density in that area of the jaw. As a result, minerals and nutrients stop feeding the area, causing the bone to shrink and allowing facial skin to sink and sag. This can prematurely age the face.Read More
It is important that you remain aware of early warning signs that indicate a tooth problem. Pain and sensitivity, red or swollen gums, and other indications of oral health problems should always be brought to the attention of Dr. Larry Evola right away. When treated early on, issues like decay and infection can often be resolved noninvasively. When left to progress, however, tooth extractions and similarly involved procedures may be unavoidable.
In The short video below, Dr. Evola discusses early signs of a tooth problem that should prompt a call to our Depew office for a thorough evaluation.... Read More
As strange as it sounds, you can actually damage your teeth if you are brushing incorrectly. In this short video, Buffalo dentist Dr. Larry Evola discusses those times when brushing is a bad idea along with ways to optimize your daily routine for maximum efficacy.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Evola, please call 716-656-8686 to schedule a...Read More
Tooth whitening toothpastes can remove surface stains from teeth, but they are not designed to bleach or actually lighten the shade of teeth. In this short video, Buffalo cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola discusses the different types of teeth whitening available – from stores and from our office – to help you better understand all of your options.