Did you know that tooth loss can affect your jawbone? Over time, the jawbone may deteriorate, becoming less and less dense. But why does this occur, and what can you do to stop it? To find out, read below as your Richmond VA dentist, Dr. Charles Martin, looks at the interaction of dental implants and the jawbone. Tooth Loss and Your Jaw Teeth do more than break...
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- Over 30 years of professional experience helping patients meet their smile goals!
- A commitment to total health — Every cosmetic and restorative procedure performed at Richmond Smile Center aims to restore and improve the appearance, function, and healthy balance of your mouth.
- A signature blend of state-of-the-art dental technology and artistry intended to create beautiful, incredibly natural-looking improvements in your smile.
- A friendly and knowledgeable staff dedicated to making you feel comfortable through every stage of your treatment.
- Individualized care for every patient — Your needs are unique. Your treatment plan should be unique, too.
We offer a full range of cosmetic and restorative procedures, from teeth whitening to complete smile makeovers. Contact us today to schedule your free cosmetic consultation. Dr. Charles Martin and the Richmond Smile Center staff proudly offer cosmetic, general, and sedation dentistry to the Richmond metropolitan area.
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You may never have thought about it, but dental crowns are aptly named. Just like a bejeweled royal crown, a dental crown sits atop its wearer (in this case a tooth instead of someone of royal descent), and just like a royal crown, a dental crown is all about strength and power. The crown of a king is a sign of his might and some might say a source of his...
Have you lost a tooth recently? If so, you have a legitimate cause for concern. However, the burden of worry you now feel may be eased by the knowledge that dental implants offer what are widely considered the most convincing restorations of the day. To learn why these restorations are so popular and how they can benefit you, consult the following list provided...
How familiar are you with root canal treatment? Do you, for instance, know why a root canal is performed or the process involved? To find out, test your knowledge below with the following root canal quiz from your Richmond VA dentist, Dr. Charles Martin, and check your answers below. The Quiz True or False: Root canal treatment is exceedingly painful. True or...
Protecting your teeth is very important. Unlike with primary teeth, adult teeth have no backups waiting in the wings, and when teeth are lost, many day-to-day functions such as speaking and eating become much more difficult. Thus, it is very important that you develop good homecare habits to ensure the continuing health of your teeth. To aid you in this...
Does your spouse complain about your nighttime snoring? If you’ve answered yes, then you’re not alone. Roughly half of the American populations snores to some degree on a nightly basis. While snoring may not seem like an issue, improper breathing doesn’t allow you to receive a sound night’s sleep. While a number of remedies do exist to...
Do you have or believe you may have sleep apnea? If you’ve answered yes, then today’s article may provide some insight. Sleep apnea is a common sleeping disorder that affects thousands of Americans every night. Sleep apnea patients tend to stop breathing for 20 to 30 second spurts repeatedly throughout the night. While the patient is usually unaware...
Would you like to know more about root canal therapy? Then take care to ready today’s article. This endodontics-related procedure, which literally means, inside tooth, has an interesting background and at the Richmond Smile Center, we wish to share it. Here, Dr. Charles Martin, your Richmond, VA dentist shares a history of the root canal procedure and how...