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Causes of Damaged Dental Crowns

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 10/04/2018

Today, Dr. Lauren J. Shanard discusses common causes of damaged dental crowns and explains how to protect your restorations for years to come.

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Dental Care for Teens

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 07/23/2018

Here, we discuss the dental care services for teens that are available at our Williston, VT practice.

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Porcelain Veneer Aftercare

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 05/23/2018

Today, our team will discuss porcelain veneers aftercare and offer some tips for maintaining your smile for years to come.

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Preserve Oral Health With Regular Cleanings and Checkups

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 05/02/2018

Every personal oral hygiene routine can benefit from professional dental care, starting with dental cleanings and checkups.

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Periodontal Therapy Supports Good Oral Health

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 01/16/2018

Dr. Lauren Shanard offers a comprehensive range of dental services that allow her patients to restore and/or maintain a smile that is healthy.

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Straighten Teeth That Stick Out

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 09/21/2017

When one or more jutted teeth detract from the beauty of the smile, treatment for a jutted tooth can help.

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The Stages of Tooth Decay

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 07/21/2017

We'd like to look at the different stages of tooth decay right now so you understand all of your options.

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Dealing with Tooth Sensitivity To Hot and Cold

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 05/22/2017

Tooth sensitivity can actually be caused by a number of dental problems.

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Tooth Sensitivity and Chewing: What is the Connection?

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 03/22/2017

There are many potential causes of sensitivity when chewing. Let's look at some of the most common ones and how they can be remedied.

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How Does Gum Disease Cause Tooth Loss?

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 01/23/2017

Gum disease is a serious oral health condition that can lead to tooth loss if left untreated.

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The History of Toothpaste

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 11/22/2016

At-home oral hygiene practices are one of the best ways to prevent dental damage and protect oral health.

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Repairing Oral Damage with Dental Fillings vs. Dental Crowns

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 09/23/2016

Restorative dentistry treatments rebuild a stronger, healthier smile by restoring damaged tooth enamel.

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The Nightly Grind: How Bruxism Causes Dental Damage

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 07/21/2016

Teeth grinding (aka bruxism) is the gnashing, clenching, shifting, and clenching of the teeth that occurs when a person is asleep.

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Closing the Gaps: Treatment Option for Gapped Teeth

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 05/21/2016

Gapped teeth can be sources for self-consciousness, not to mention possible threats to their oral health.

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Aesthetically Pleasing Treatment Options for Chipped Teeth

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 03/22/2016

Chipped teeth can occur to virtually anyone at any time, whether due to injury, an undiagnosed dental problem, or some other issue.

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The Top Causes of Tooth Pain

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 01/21/2016

A number of patients who stop by the practice complain of toothaches and dental pain. Let's take a look at some of the most common causes of this.

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Who is a Good Candidate for Getting a Mouth Guard

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 11/21/2015

A mouth guard is a type of retainer that is worn to protect the teeth, gums, and potentially other parts of the mouth from potential injury or harm.

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Finding Relief from Dry Mouth

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 09/22/2015

Dry mouth can make the mouth and throat feel parched and cottony, and it inhibits many important oral functions.

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Dental Care and Pregnancy

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 07/21/2015

Dr. Shanard takes great care to ensure that all treatments offered to her pregnant patients are safe.

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Side Effects of Teeth Whitening

Dr. Lauren J. Shanard | 05/21/2015

While professional teeth whitening is very safe and effective, there are a few potential side effects to keep in mind.

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