No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • 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.

  • 3 Things That Affect The Cost Of Braces

    9 November 2017

    Dental braces are orthodontic devices that are used to straighten, align, and position teeth over time. They use pressure over the course of anywhere from one to three years in order to create a straighter smile. While braces can have a major impact on a person's smile, it does come at a cost. The cost can also vary depending on a variety of factors. Here are three things that can affect the overall cost of braces.

  • When Should You Seek Help For A Stuck Popcorn Kernel?

    14 October 2017

    Popcorn is a tasty treat, but the kernels inside it can easily get wedged between teeth, or worse still, under gums. If you're currently struggling with a popcorn kernel that's stuck in your mouth, you might be wondering if you should contact your dentist, and if so, when. Read on to learn the one thing you should try before contacting your dentist and why it's so important to reach out.

  • Simple Steps To Protect Your Oral Health While Pregnant

    14 September 2017

    Pregnancy is a wonderful time, but it can be filled with a great deal of physical and emotional changes. From weight gain and discomfort to mood swings and fatigue, the different ways pregnancy changes your life can be overwhelming. During this time, supporting your baby's development will even result in a weakening of your teeth. Considering gum disease and oral infections can lead to preterm birth, protecting your oral health while pregnant is imperative.

  • 3 Bad Dental Habits And How To Break Them

    11 August 2017

    Hopefully, you're aware that your dental health can have a profound impact on your overall health. Poor dental health can lead to not just cavities and tooth pain, but also other serious conditions. Poor dental health is even linked to heart disease. But even when you know how important a healthy mouth can be, it's hard to break bad habits that could cause tooth problems. Take a look at some common bad dental health habits and find out how you can break those habits and improve your oral health.