Dr. Mark Haring, DDS, received his degree in Life Science and Chemistry at Indiana State, and then went to Dental School at Indiana University. He is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the International College of Dentistry, the Pierre Fauchard Society, and is a trustee at the Indiana Dental Association. He continues to stay current with new treatments and methods in modern dentistry, and routinely takes continuing education courses in his field.

Effectively Restore the Look of Your Teeth

Do you wish could change the shape of your teeth? Are you tired of dealing with cracked or chipped teeth? Dental veneers are a solution for such issues. Veneers are customized shells made of porcelain that are attached to the front of your teeth in order to change their appearance. The dental veneer is a versatile, minimally invasive treatment option for a wide variety of dental issues.

It’s good to know the signs

We hope your new year is off to a great start. Here in the office, it’s our goal every year to help keep our patients’ dental health in check. During your routine checkups, we take time to not only clean your teeth but to check for any signs of dental issues. In particular, we want to make sure we catch a certain oral disease before it progresses and causes complications such as tooth loss. Continue reading to find out more.

Half of Adult Americans Have This Disease

One of the most important things you can do to maintain your oral health — and overall health — is to practice good oral hygiene at home. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day has a bigger impact than you may think. Without it, plaque and food can build up on your teeth, resulting in bacteria that hardens into tartar. Left untreated, tartar can irritate the gums and lead to gum disease, otherwise known as periodontal disease. Unfortunately, it is a common disease. A study by the Center for Disease Control found that half of adult Americans have some kind of periodontal disease.