No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • A Gold Crown Is A Good Choice For A Molar And A Personal Choice For A Front Tooth

    15 January 2019

    When your tooth has a big cavity, your dentist may say you need a dental crown to cover the tooth so you can save it from being pulled. When a cavity is large, a filling may not be possible because there might not be enough enamel left to hold the filling securely in place. A crown fits over the top of the tooth, so there's no problem with it being secure.

  • Pros And Cons Of Getting Your Teenager's Teeth Whitened

    12 December 2018

    Adults often get their teeth whitened professionally, but it's possible that if you're the parent of a teenager, he or she might express interest in this cosmetic procedure, too. While your teen may already use whitening toothpaste and strips from the pharmacy, he or she may feel as though whitening from the dentist will provide the best look. You may not be sure how to proceed, so here are some pros and cons that you can weigh.

  • 3 Reasons Why Dental Hygiene Is Important When You Have Crowns

    14 November 2018

    If you get a crown you may be relieved that a problem tooth is finally protected. However, having a crown does not mean you should slack on your oral hygiene. If anything, it means you should increase your hygiene practice to ensure your crown has a long life and no further problems occur in your already weakened tooth.  Good Hygiene Can Extend the Life of a Crown  Most crowns, if well-placed, last over a decade.

  • Do All-4-One Dental Implants Require Special Care?

    18 October 2018

    Having All-4-One dental implants (a special type of dentures) installed is an excellent way to replace multiple missing teeth at the same time. Not only are patients typically able to begin using the implants immediately, but people with low bone support can still get them. However, unlike single dental implants, All-4-Ones do require a little bit of special care to keep your mouth healthy. Here's what you need to know.

  • What To Expect From Teething

    24 September 2018

    If you are the parent of a small baby, you may be feeling overwhelmed about the teething process. Although teething, which is the common name of the systematic eruption of the primary teeth, is natural, it can also be uncomfortable.  Here are a few details about this stage of oral development to help you know what to expect from it. When Does Teething Occur? Teething usually starts during the first year of a baby's life.

  • 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.