No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • Common Questions About Avoiding Complications With Your New Dental Implant

    27 February 2015

    Dental implants are considered one of the most effective and durable methods of correcting the problems caused by tooth loss. However, these dental prosthetics are highly complex devices, and most patients lack the experience to fully understand what to expect after they receive an implant. Luckily, learning the answers to these two basic questions will help you better understand what you need to do to ensure your implant looks and feels great for years to come.

  • Three Possible Causes Of Dental Problems In Athletes

    17 February 2015

    Many athletes suffer from poor oral health. In some cases, the problem is so serious that it affects their performances. Scientists have not unearthed all the reasons for this, but all the indications seem to point to: Energy Drinks Energy drinks contain both acid and sugar, two things that are both detrimental to oral health. According to WebMD, the acid erodes the enamel (protective layer of the teeth), which leaves them vulnerable to decay.

  • The Right Dentist For You

    3 February 2015

    Attitudes about dentistry vary like sides of a coin. Some consider them in the same way one might think of a plumber saying "I won't call one until I need one". On the other side of the coin are those who plan each semi-annual checkup for themselves, and look forward to that freshly cleaned feeling they get when leaving the hygienist's chair. No matter what side you're on, you need to have a close relationship to a cosmetic dentist.

  • Feeling Pain? Maybe It's Time To See Your Dentist

    26 January 2015

    A dentist is not a professional you should see only when you need a routine tooth cleaning and exam. This professional can help address many different conditions that affect the health of your teeth and of your mouth in general. There are times between routine exams when you should have your mouth checked out by a dentist, as there are certain types of pain that he or she can address. Consider some of the following types of pain you might be feeling that indicate you may need to see a dentist for treatment.

  • Trying To Overcome Dental Phobia

    16 January 2015

    Many people regularly see their dentist to have their teeth cleaned and evaluated every six months. Some people, however, put off going to see the dentist because they are fearful of the entire procedure. If you are one of these people, you can be doing harm to your teeth by not having them taken care of on a regular schedule. Here are some tips you can use to help yourself get over your fear of going to the dentist.

  • Use The Tooth Fairy To Motivate Your Young Child

    6 January 2015

    If you have a small child then you want to find creative and fun ways to educate them on the importance of taking good care of their teeth. As a parent, you already tell them the importance of doing many other things such as keeping their room cleaned, eating their vegetables, having good manners, etc. This is why it's a good idea to get a little help from the tooth fairy when you want to really convince your child good dental hygiene is important.

  • 4 Reasons For Picking Invisalign Instead Of Metal Braces

    18 December 2014

    If your teeth are in need of braces to get them aligned properly, you will need to decide on what kind of method you want to use . While metal braces have always been a traditional option, invisalign methods are now more practical than ever. Consider going with invisalign for the following 4 reasons. 1. Convenience Many people do not like braces because they require to be adjusted once a month by your orthodontist.