No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • Dental Implants: How Is Bone Grafting Achieved?

    31 March 2021

    For some people, dental implants require bone grafting. When the tooth to be replaced has been absent for an extended duration, its support system has been compromised. The dental socket is housed in the alveolar ridge, and when the socket no longer supports the tooth, it can lose its density. This density must be restored for successful implant placement, which is why bone grafting can be unavoidable in some cases. But how is it accomplished?

  • 3 Misconceptions You May Have About Dental Implants

    19 February 2021

    If you have several bad or missing teeth, your dentist may have suggested that you consider getting dental implants. However, you may have heard a few things about them and are harboring certain misconceptions. If so, read on to learn the truth behind some of these misconceptions that you may have about getting and living with the implants. 1. Implants Are Painful to Get and Uncomfortable to Live With One misconception that you may have about implants is that they will be painful to have placed.

  • Often Overlooked Symptoms That Indicate You Need To See A Dentist

    30 December 2020

    Obviously, you need to see a dentist if you develop tooth pain, break a tooth, or see a brown spot on your tooth. However, there are many more subtle signs of dental problems that patients often overlook. Failing to have these problems addressed promptly may cause them to get a lot worse. So, if you develop any of the following symptoms, it is a good idea to call your dentist sooner rather than later.

  • How A Lack Of Dental Enamel Can Affect Your Child

    23 November 2020

    Have you heard of amelogenesis? You, like the vast majority of people in the world, have probably already gone through amelogenesis. It's the process of dental enamel formation, and don't worry if you've never heard of it, since it's an invisible process, occurring beneath your gums, while your teeth are in the final stages of development, ready to grow from your gums. But why does amelogenesis not always occur for some people?

  • When Is A Tooth Extraction Unavoidable?

    12 October 2020

    Tooth extraction is always the last resort for serious dental complications. One lost tooth can cause all kinds of problems further down the line, from crooked teeth to bone loss. And tooth replacement with a dental implant can be costly. Unfortunately, while dentists do all they can to save teeth, tooth extraction is sometimes unavoidable. In the following scenarios, the most advisable course of action is tooth extraction. When an infection spreads out of control

  • How To Care For Your Child's Teeth

    30 December 2019

    As a parent, you're responsible for your child's well-being. That extends to the well-being of their teeth. When children are young, they're unable to brush or floss their teeth on their own, so they rely on you for assistance. You've spent your whole life taking care of your own teeth, but young children have particular needs that you may be unaware of. Here are four tips you can use when caring for your young child's teeth.

  • Understanding Invisalign Plan Deviations

    26 November 2019

    Straighter teeth can be procured through different types of dental treatments. For many adults, Invisalign aligners are typically one of the popular options. You will be provided with an individualized plan that tracks how your teeth should move over the course of the treatment period. However, you should understand that the plan is only a guide. There are some things that can lead your treatment to deviate from the plan.