24 July 2017
When you take your child to the dentist for the first time, the dentist will do more than treating the child. Most likely, the pediatric dentist will also engage in other activities that aren't directly related to treatment but will help in making the child comfortable in the dental office and with dental treatment in general. Here are a few examples of these activities: Showing the Dental Tools to the Child
27 June 2017
When it comes to looking young, there's a lot that goes into preserving the appearance of your face. Maintaining collagen, preventing wrinkles, and staying moisturized all have a part to play. However, all of those efforts could be useless if you have missing teeth. Keep reading to learn how one or more missing teeth could potentially age you prematurely, even if the missing tooth isn't visible when you smile. How Lost Teeth Affect the Jaw
6 June 2017
It is estimated that around half of Americans have periodontal disease, often called gum disease, and that this seemingly-benign condition could lead to much more serious medical issues. Studies attempt to show if there is a link between gum disease and other medical maladies, or if it is merely a coincidence that these are co-occurring. Regardless of any correlation, periodontal disease is not to be taken lightly. Those at highest risk for periodontal disease include:
23 February 2017
If your oral health isn't optimal, chances are you aren't flossing and might not want to start. While flossing is one of the best ways to keep your teeth healthy and to improve oral health, there are some other things you can do, too. Here are three ways to improve the condition of your gums without having to floss. Water Flosser Despite the name, water flossers bear almost no resemblance to traditional flossing.
10 February 2017
A beautiful smile is considered highly desirable by most people, but few are naturally born with one. If you have crooked, stained, chipped, or misshapen teeth, you may not be happy with your own smile. Luckily, there are dental procedures that can give you the smile that you have always wanted. Lumineers, a brand of porcelain veneers, have become increasingly popular. If you are interested in getting Lumineers, here is what you can expect:
8 February 2017
Are your teeth less than ideal? Do you long to be able to have the perfect smile? Many people want perfect teeth, but few can actually achieve that goal without the help of a good dentist. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry is always advancing with the use of new and updated techniques. But before you have a dentist look at your teeth, there are probably a few questions that you'd like to have answered first.
8 February 2017
Dental implants are one of the most expensive methods that are available for replacing missing teeth. Even with insurance coverage, you will likely have to pay a lot of money to get implants when they are being installed for cosmetic reasons. If you want to safe up money for dental implants to be installed in the features, investing in partial dentures is a great alternative to opt for in the meantime.