24 February 2017
Cosmetic dentistry procedures can be a great way to improve the appearance of your smile. Specifically, cosmetic procedures include anything from teeth whitening to dental veneers. If you're unhappy with your smile, certainly there are cosmetic dentistry options to help you get the smile you've always wanted. Before you schedule a procedure with your cosmetic dentist, however, there are a few questions worth asking. Is it Covered By Insurance? First and foremost, be aware that most cosmetic dental procedures will not be covered by your dental insurance company.
27 January 2017
When you hear the word "concussion," chances are you automatically think about a traumatic brain injury. However, did you know that your teeth can also suffer from a concussion? A tooth concussion is a common ailment that requires immediate attention, especially if you have suffered an injury to your jaw or face. Here are a few frequently asked questions you might have about a tooth concussion: What Is a Tooth Concussion?
4 January 2017
Many people are familiar with what it takes to achieve a white, bright and healthy smile. But while dentists everywhere implore their patients to brush their teeth twice a day, floss regularly and avoid eating too many sugary foods, even the most careful person can sometimes be afflicted by a chipped or decaying tooth. Fortunately, dental crowns are a convenient solution to many such problems. Take a look below to discover just four benefits dental crowns can provide the average person.
7 December 2016
Some people have strong emotions when a dentist tells them they need a major dental treatment like a root canal. Root canals are feared and individuals will often put them off for as long as possible. If you need a root canal due to an infection in your tooth, then you should know that it is a mistake to wait to have the root canal completed. Very serious complications can arise.
7 December 2016
When people lose teeth, it can be a difficult decision to decide whether to get dental implants, partial dentures, or bridges to replace the missing teeth. While all three methods can help restore the appearance of your smile, dental implants are the best choice. Here are four reasons why you should pick dental implants over any other option. No Daily Effort Partial dentures require a lot of daily effort to get them set up for your day.
18 November 2016
Going years with missing or damaged teeth can mess up your self-esteem. Dental bridges are often installed as a way to correct this issue. A cantilever bridge is one of the more common types of dental bridges that are used. This bridge is designed to be used for years without any issues. However, a cantilever bridge will eventually fail. How long the bridge remains healthy depends on well you take care of it.
28 October 2016
Tooth grinding and a tooth fracture are one of the worst possible mixes. Often times when your child is grinding their teeth, this action will result in a number of small chips and cracks. However, if they have already suffered a fractured cusp, then this will only make the fracture worse. This happens because a fractured cusp is a crack that is located towards the surface of your child's teeth. This makes it easy for the crack to spread towards their gum line when any amount of pressure is applied to it.