August 8, 2019
Did you know that gum disease affects almost half of the U.S. population, or around 65 million adults? Many people underestimate the impact of this common condition but the truth is that it has serious consequences to your oral health andoverall health. Fortunately, gum disease can be prevented or well-managed with preventative dentistry such as regular checkups and cleanings, which greatly lowers the risk of the many problems associated with it. The first step? Understanding the importance of healthy gums and recognizing the symptoms of gum disease early on. Keep reading to learn more!
July 15, 2019
Do you have some smile flaws that have left you hesitant to show your ivories and feeling less confident? If so, you no longer have to continue living in the shadows. That’s because dental bonding and reshaping can conveniently remake the appearance of your front-facing teeth. The final result will be an attractive smile that’ll make you feel compelled to show it to the world. Read on to learn more about both processes and prepare for an aesthetic upgrade!
June 25, 2019
You’ve just had a tooth extraction. With the most modern dental advancements, these procedures have minimal trauma and discomfort to the surrounding areas of your mouth and are mostly quick and uneventful. After receiving some guidelines from your dentist about post-operative care, you want to be sure that you’re doing everything you should be for your gums to heal properly. Certain habits can increase your risk of oral complications including infection and dry socket. Read on for some do’s and don’ts of post-surgery care. (more…)
May 13, 2019
Dental implants have become the “gold standard” in tooth replacement and it’s easy to see why: They look and feel more like your own teeth than anything else and can last a lifetime with proper care. Not to mention that they’re incredibly reliable with a 98% success rate! However, it’s still natural to have questions and one common one is, “How safe are implants?” There are always risks to any medical or dental procedure, and although they don’t occur very often with implants, it’s still important to be aware of them. After reading this blog, you’ll have a better understanding of the safety and success rate of implants and learn about some of the most common risks associated with them. Find out more below!
April 15, 2019
Living without a full set of teeth not only creates aesthetic headaches, but it can also lead to functional problems like the other teeth shifting, which can create an imbalanced bite. Thankfully, you have viable restoration options: dentures and dental implants. What are the differences between them, though? Read on to get an answer to your question!