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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.