No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • Why Is Your Invisalign Turning Yellow?

    29 August 2018

    One of the main reasons why people choose Invisalign over braces is that the aligners are nearly invisible on your teeth. They certainly start off clear and tough to see unless you get really, really close to the mirror. But what if your Invisalign aligners start turning yellow? The color can frustrate you since it makes the aligners more visible on your teeth -- so it's important to get to the bottom of why this is happening.

  • Reassuring Your Child About Braces

    31 July 2018

    Depending on the age, getting braces can be a source of anxiety for your child. He or she will have concerns about how they will look, how their friends will treat them, and how the braces will feel. Also, it's important to let your child know how to properly care for their braces. When your orthodontist suggests that your child needs braces, there are things you should do to prepare yourself and your child for the procedure.

  • Dental Cleanings During Pregnancy

    23 June 2018

    Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women. There are a lot of things to do during this period in order to prepare for childbirth. While your doctor's appointments may take up a lot of your time, it's important to not ignore your oral health during pregnancy. Trips to the dentist are a must while you are pregnant. Dental services during pregnancy play an important role in your overall health during this time; dental cleanings in particular are especially important.

  • What You Should Know About CEREC Dental Crowns

    5 June 2018

    A common dental problem that you will eventually face is tooth decay. While a dental filling is usually enough to correct the damage that has been caused, a crown may be required to give the tooth additional strength. Thankfully, the CEREC dental crown has made the process of getting one very easy. Here are some things you should know about CEREC dental crowns. The Advantages of CEREC Dental Crowns The process of getting a standard dental crown can take many weeks to complete, which will require you to go to your dentist several times.

  • Are Dental Implants Going To Be Best?

    7 May 2018

    If you plan on having a tooth extracted, then you have a few choices ahead of you. The dentist will discuss your options for replacing the tooth. If you don't replace it, then this can cause other issues down the line. Having all of your teeth in place helps to keep them all straight. When you are missing one, your teeth have a lot of extra space that can allow them to shift and move over time, giving you a gapped and crooked smile.

  • 3 Things You Might Not Expect During A Dental Examination And Cleaning

    3 April 2018

    If it has been a while since you've visited a dentist for a cleaning and examination, some of the steps that take place during your visit might surprise you. While you will still get your teeth cleaned and have a dentist look at your teeth and mouth, there are three additional steps the dentist may take while you are there to help determine the health of your teeth and mouth. Gum line measurement

  • Reasons Your Dentist Might Recommend Extracting A Tooth

    3 March 2018

    Each tooth you have in your mouth is important, but there might be times when your dentist will recommend removing one of your teeth. Removing a tooth is not something dentists rush into, but there are times when removing a tooth is necessary. Here are some of the top reasons dentists recommend extracting teeth. Too much decay If a tooth has a cavity on it, the dentist will most likely try to save the tooth by removing the decayed part and replacing the hole with a filling material.

  • Treatments To Improve The Look Of Your Teeth

    6 February 2018

    Many people are plagued by problems with the look of their teeth. Even if the teeth are relatively healthy, a dental patient may still be concerned about cosmetic dental issues.  If you are interested in improving the appearance of your teeth, there are are multiple cosmetic dental treatments that are available. Here are a few of them. Invisalign Invisalign is a dental treatment that corrects the alignment of the teeth. The system, which is made up of clear, plastic aligning trays, is used to apply pressure that repositions the teeth.

  • 2 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

    10 January 2018

    Gum disease can be one of the worst dental health issues that you can experience, typically because once your gum disease has become advanced enough, there really isn't any way to cure it. In that situation, you can only mitigate the damage that gum disease can cause. Additionally, gum disease can also end up leading to chronic mouth pain and even the loss of some of your permanent teeth. Listed below are just two of the many options available to help prevent gum issues and gum disease.

  • 3 Dental Tips To Keep Your Baby's Teeth Healthy And Strong

    6 December 2017

    As the parent, you are one of the main providers for your baby. They essentially rely on you for just about everything, so it is important that you have a good understanding of each need that they have. One very important thing that you must do for your baby when they begin getting teeth is to care for their new teeth. This is likely something you have never done before, so you may need some pediatric dental tips in order to make sure you are doing the best that you can.