A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]
Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root. If you have a […]
Veranda Dentistry believes in “Doing Good While Doing Good” This school year, an elementary school teacher in our area contacted Veranda Dentistry and asked if we ever did dental work for kids in need. One of her students broke his front teeth when he fell off his bike, and his teacher witnessed his discomfort […]
Most Pleasant Hill and Altoona folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Chad and Dr. Emily have just shown you our state-of-the-art 3D imaging with the dreaded third molars creeping into view. It’s common to hear patients ask HOW […]
It’s easy to think that baby teeth aren’t that important. They make their grand entrance (however painfully) and leave your baby’s mouth soon thereafter. But your baby’s oral health is very important, both in the present and to set the stage for a lifetime of health. Today, Veranda Dentistry would like to talk about those […]
The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]
Whitening strips are among the most popular health and beauty products in Pleasant Hill. Brightening up your pearly whites is a great way to give your smile a boost, and with all the over-the-counter options, there’s no reason not to pick one up and try it out. Dr. Chad and Dr. Emily want you to […]
Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Chad or Dr. Emily for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Chad or Dr. Emily tell you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be wrong since you […]
We understand that a visit to the dentist may be a little stressful! To make your experience at Veranda Dentistry even more comfortable we are excited to offer massage with our licensed massage therapist, Ella Jenson, LMT. We are able to schedule 30, 60, 75, or 90-minute massages before or after your dental appointment. Ella […]
What is Gum Disease? The short answer: Gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: All over your body, tissues have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill it. […]
We are open and here for you!
We appreciate your support during this time. We are excited to inform you that we are able to open our dental office for treatment effective May 18th, 2020. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety and health!