Be Confident! Get Veneers!

Coffee, soda, tea, wine, berries – is there anything that doesn’t stain your teeth? Believe it or not, these substances and many others can stain your teeth, and those stains can be very hard to remove once they’ve breached your tooth enamel. Are your teeth stained or misshaped? If so,... Read more »

A Shattered Tooth Might Need to Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

A hard blow to the face from a household accident, automotive collision, or sports injury can sometimes cause severe dental trauma. When a tooth is cracked, shattered, or severely fractured Dr. Paul Best might be able to restore it with endodontic therapy. If the dental trauma has also traumatized the... Read more »

Oral Health Services: Teenage Dentistry

The secret to a great smile during your teen years is heavily dictated by the decisions you make in your personal life and your social life. Not only can you enhance your oral health by not giving into the peer pressures of a teen life, but your overall health will... Read more »

Dental Crowns and Your Smile

Do you know what the benefits are for dental crowns and your smile? The advantages of dental crowns include an aesthetic upgrade for your teeth against irregularities and abnormalities, as well as protection for your teeth from future wear and tear and oral health disorders such as bruxism and cavities.... Read more »

A Small Cavity Needs to Be Treated Before It Grows into a Serious Problem

When the natural bacteria in your mouth manage to exploit a compromised area, the resulting cavity can vary in size. When they’re small the area of tooth decay might cause minimal discomfort. If it’s not diagnosed the treated early the problem could spread to cause increasing problems with your oral... Read more »

Missing Teeth? Get Dental Implants!

Do you have missing teeth and want to fill in your smile? Although there are many different varieties of tooth replacements, one of the most successful forms is a dental implant. Not only are implants permanent, but they can last a lifetime if you take care of them. Dental implants... Read more »

A Missing Rear Molar Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

The eight large molars in the back of your mouth play a critical role in grinding and processing the foods you eat. If one is lost to dental trauma or severe tooth decay, it can significantly impair your oral function. First molars, residing immediately behind your premolars, can often be... Read more »

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Are you considering a dental implant? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people wonder if dental implants are right for them, yet they are unsure of the details around the procedure. That is why our team here at Prosthodontics Associates, P.A. in Portland, Maine, is happy to talk... Read more »

Find the Mouthwash that Fits Your Smile’s Needs

With all the different types of mouthwash on the market today, it is important to find the mouthwash that fits your smile’s needs. Not only are mouthwashes designed to improve the smell of your breath, but they can clean your teeth, strengthen your tooth enamel, and even whiten your smile.... Read more »

Dentures Make Tooth Replacement Therapies Easy

Did you ever wish that fixing or replacing lost or missing teeth could be done easily? Fortunately, with the ongoing upgrades being made to dentures, they can be. Dentures make tooth replacement therapies easy. Not only are dentures minimally invasive in your mouth, they are removable too. One of the... Read more »