Don't Let a Missing Tooth Hold You Back in Life

  • Lost A Tooth And Not Planning To Replace It? 2 Problems You Can Have If You Do Not

    4 July 2018

    If you have lost a tooth and do not pan to get it replaced by a dentist, you will regret this decision. This is because having a missing tooth is more than just a cosmetic issue as it can cause other problems. Keep reading to learn of two problems you can have if you do not replace the tooth. Lose Bone If you do not replace the missing tooth, you will have bone loss in your jawbone and in the bones that surround and support the missing tooth.

  • Does Your Child Have Severely Crooked Upper And Lower Teeth? What To Do

    6 June 2018

    If your child has very crooked teeth but you think they are too young for braces, you want to take them to an orthodontist just to have them checked out.  There are a lot of things that may be needed to prevent the problem from getting worse, especially if they have their adult teeth in and these teeth are crooked. Here are some of the things to talk with the orthodontist about, so you can see if it's the right time for braces in your child's life.

  • Avoiding Halitosis

    7 May 2018

    If your breath is regularly offensive, you may be looking for ways to improve its odor. Here are a few things that you can do to avoid halitosis. Scrape Your Tongue Many mouth odors originate from the bacteria on the tongue. Anaerobic bacteria may emit volatile compounds that contain sulfur. The stale odor that is associated with the sulfur is released in the breath.  Anaerobic bacteria build up on the tongue and form a biofilm coating.

  • Ways To Help Your Teen Protect Their Oral Health

    4 April 2018

    If you are the parent of a teen, you may be concerned about their oral health. Often, teenagers may become so busy with school and extracurricular activities that they may not care for their teeth and gums properly.  Here are a few measures that you can take to help your teen protect their dental health. Keep Bottled Water in the Car Teens are often being transported to their appointments via car.

  • How The Foods You Eat Can Affect Temporary Veneers

    5 March 2018

    When you opt for dental veneers to cover your teeth and create a more uniform smile, you need to understand the process and how the choices you make every day can affect it. For example, since veneers are created as a custom-fit product, you will be fitted with temporary veneers while your permanent ones are being produced. Temporary veneers aren't as resilient as the permanent ones, so you'll need to be careful what you eat during this transitional period.

  • 4 Kinds Of Dental Bridges

    7 February 2018

    Dental bridges are a great way to replace missing or badly damaged teeth. Bridges are used to cover the space of a missing tooth and crowns are used to cap a damaged tooth or cover an implant. Most bridge types require crowns on adjacent teeth to support the bridge. Bridges are strong, long-lasting, and helpful in improving your smile and your bite. Traditional Dental Bridges Traditional bridges are currently the most popular type.

  • Two Tips To Help You Find A Good Dentist

    11 January 2018

    The dentist is a central part of your overall medical team. They, along with your general physician, help you maintain your health and make recommendations that can keep you at your peak. If you've moved to a new area or switched your insurance company you might be looking for a new dentist. You want someone knowledgeable and sincere so you can feel comfortable expressing any concerns you may have about your oral health.

  • Dental Implant Leaving A Bad Taste In Your Mouth? The Basics Of Peri-Implantitis

    6 December 2017

    Dental implants have become an increasingly popular solution for missing or extracted teeth. While most implant surgeries are successful and face very few side effects, there are some things you should be attentive to during your recovery. For example, if you suddenly start to notice an unpleasant taste in your mouth from the area around your implant, that is cause for concern. Here is some information about the most common cause, called peri-implantitis:

  • Signs To Watch For In The First Few Weeks Of Porcelain Veneers

    10 November 2017

    A veneer service may take several days, or it may only span one day. Porcelain veneers add to the beauty of your teeth and easily create a symmetrical look and appropriate tooth spacing. Directly after the service, your mouth may feel odd, and it may take a little while to adjust to the feel and length of your new teeth. It is important to follow the directions of the doctor and monitor the way that your veneers and your mouth feel during the first few weeks.

  • Signs That You Need To Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

    15 September 2017

    The wisdom teeth are the final teeth in your mouth to erupt. The teeth are the third molars and are located behind your other teeth, in the rear of the mouth. Instead of the wisdom teeth erupting while you are still in grade school, as many of the other permanent teeth do, they tend to appear in the mouth during the teen or young adult years. In fact, when the wisdom teeth first start to break through the gums, you may be surprised to feel discomfort from the emerging teeth.