Blog Archive

Tips to Help Your Veneers Go the Distance Mar 10th, 2021

Veneers, which are thin shells that cover the visible portions of the front teeth, can hide a host of dental flaws, such as discoloration, chips, and odd shapes. If you get veneers, there are some simple things you can do to help them stay looking great for years. In this...

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Invisalign Feb 1st, 2021

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. Teeth that are clean and straight can make your smile stand out. But, what do you do if your teeth are crooked, crowded, or have gaps? Is the only solution braces? No! Invisalign® is a revolutionary system that...

Start the New Year With a Professional Teeth Cleaning Jan 5th, 2021

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. However, smiling may be difficult for you if your teeth are dirty, stained, or covered in plaque or tartar. The benefits of having a beautiful smile, however, go beyond just appearance. Maintaining a beautiful smile can also help...

Health Problems That Stem From Alignment Issues Dec 1st, 2020

Most people want straight teeth so they can have a gorgeous smile. However, well-aligned teeth are also important for chewing, speaking, and for your oral and overall physical health. Crooked and misaligned teeth can contribute to cavities, gum disease, and a number of other significant health problems.  At Skyview Dentistry,...

Myths and Facts About Veneers Nov 1st, 2020

These days, smartphones are a constant companion for most people. Because of this, taking selfies is a common occurrence. Would you like to smile along with your friends and not be embarrassed by your teeth? Veneers, which can correct a number of smile flaws, may be able to help you...

Can Invisalign Address Your Teen's Teeth Problems? Oct 9th, 2020

Every teen wants a great smile. But if they have teeth that are crooked, have gaps, or are crowded, they might find it difficult to be confident about their smile. For years, the answer to crooked teeth was metal braces, which sometimes made teens even more self-conscious. However, if your...

3 Reasons You Want to Try Invisalign This Fall Sep 21st, 2020

It used to be that if you wanted to straighten your teeth, traditional braces were your only option. However, today there’s a much more comfortable and discreet option for straightening teeth. It’s called Invisalign®, and this advanced treatment uses clear, removable, plastic aligners to straighten teeth.  At Skyview Dentistry in...

5 Reasons Dental Implants are Superior to Other Teeth Replacement Options Aug 12th, 2020

Tooth loss is very common. A recent study found that 178 million Americans have lost at least one tooth, and 40 million Americans don’t have any of their natural teeth. If you lose a tooth, you need to get it replaced to protect your oral health. At Skyview Dentistry in...

Regular Teeth Cleaning: Your First Line of Defense Jul 14th, 2020

Studies show that many people don’t get the preventative dental care they need. In fact, 23-43% of Americans don’t even visit a dentist once a year, which can lead to unnecessary tooth decay, discomfort, and possible tooth loss.   Many people are scared to go to the dentist, because they worry...

Veneers are a Quick Way to Remedy Many Common Smile Flaws Jun 24th, 2020

Very few people are born with perfect teeth, and over time, most people develop stains, cracks, and chips in their teeth. A number of habits, such as drinking and eating dark colored and acidic foods, as well as smoking, can cause your teeth to become discolored. Furthermore, teeth grinding and...

What To Expect During a New Patient Visit Mar 16th, 2020

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t look forward to going to the dentist. From the often-dreary atmosphere, to the grinding, poking, and prodding of tools inside your mouth, going to the dentist may not be high on your list.  At Skyview Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina, we understand...

A Missing Tooth Affects Far More Than Your Smile Feb 6th, 2020

Missing a tooth can take a toll on your self-confidence, especially if it’s at the front of your mouth. What you may not realize, however, is that missing a tooth can affect more than just your smile. At Skyview Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina, we treat many patients who have...

How a Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth Jan 10th, 2020

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably heard the jokes and urban legends about the horrors of root canal therapy. In fact, root canals have become a standard analogy for the most painful and traumatic situations imaginable. If most people are to be believed, they’d rather endure just about anything...

Shape Up Your Teeth for the Holidays with Veneers Dec 1st, 2019

Whether you have broken teeth, gaps, or permanent tooth discoloration, veneers are an easy and affordable way to enhance your smile. At Skyview Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina, our skilled dental team can use veneers to get your smile photo-ready for the holidays. How veneers can improve your smile Veneers...

Holiday Parties and Other Great Reasons to Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened Nov 1st, 2019

The holiday season always seems to arrive much faster than you realize, often leading to last-minute shopping trips, travel arrangements, and impulse gift purchases. This holiday season, look your best for all the festivities with something you can do before the rush begins: professional teeth whitening.  At Skyview Dentistry, Charlotte,...

What is a Deep Dental Cleaning and Why Do I Need One? Oct 1st, 2019

In order to maintain the best possible oral hygiene, you should brush and floss twice a day and have your teeth professionally cleaned twice a year. But, sometimes life can get in the way of your ability to maintain optimal dental health. When circumstances prevent you from maintaining the best...

Dentures Have Come a Long Way Sep 1st, 2019

As of 2019, approximately 41 million Americans are wearing dentures. Prosthetic tooth replacement has been around since 2500 BC, when people, from what’s now known as Mexico, used wolf teeth. Dentures have come a long way since then, and today, they can be customized to look just like your original...

Waking Up With Headaches? It Could be TMJ Aug 5th, 2019

The temporomandibular joints (TMJs) on either side of your jaw are more than just a mouthful to pronounce. They may also be the source of your headaches. If you wake up with headaches, or you have unexplained headaches throughout the day that are accompanied by jaw pain, the two may...

How to Properly Care For Your Invisalign Trays Jul 12th, 2019

If you’re one of the 6 million people who’ve decided to use the Invisalign® system for straightening your teeth, you’re probably more than excited about your future smile. But now that you have your clear aligners, you may wonder what you need to do to take care of them.  Well,...

Veneers Can Easily Correct More Smile Flaws Than You Think Jun 12th, 2019

Even if you weren’t born with perfect teeth, dental veneers can transform your smile into the symmetrical, white, dazzling teeth you’ve always desired. Veneers are one of the most versatile ways to correct a variety of dental issues. The exceptional team of cosmetic dentists at Skyview Dentistry in Charlotte, North...

Get Straight Teeth at Any Age With Invisalign® May 7th, 2019

Maybe you wore braces when you were younger and now, years later as an adult, your teeth have slowly shifted away from their once perfect position. Does that mean you have to endure a mouth full of metal yet again? Absolutely not! Fortunately, the field of orthodontics has evolved, and...

Periodontal Disease Can Negatively Impact More Than Just Your Oral Health Apr 1st, 2019

You may have heard the words “periodontal disease” associated with oral health problems, but the condition may also impact your overall health. Just what is periodontal disease? “Dontal” translates as “teeth,” and “perio” means “around an area.” Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums, ligaments or bones that support...

Why Dental Implants Have Such a High Satisfaction Mar 2nd, 2019

If you’re missing a tooth, you have many replacement options to choose from, including dentures, bridges, and dental implants. While dentures and bridges have been around for years, dental implants are emerging as the tooth replacement option of choice. Among men and women in the United States who get dental...

It's Never too Late to Straighten Your Teeth, Thanks to Invisalign® Feb 8th, 2019

You’re never too old to start feeling more confident about your smile or to better care for your teeth. Whether you’re older in age and have never had particularly straight teeth or you could use a tuneup after having braces decades ago, Invisalign® has a lot to offer. To find...

Learn About Laser Dentistry: Gain Without the Pain Jan 9th, 2019

If the thought of having to receive mouth-numbing local anesthetic or hear the sound of the drill makes you feel nervous about climbing into the dental chair, you’re not alone. Dental-related phobias and anxieties keep millions of Americans away from the dentist each year, and with potentially serious oral health...