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

  • 5 Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Your Dental Filling

    6 April 2021

    Dental fillings are one of the most common ways to treat cavities and typically take just several minutes to complete. Although fillings are not meant to last forever, you can take steps to extend their lifespan. Your lifestyle can play a big role in how long your fillings last. Here are a few ways to help your fillings last longer. Be Careful About the Foods You Eat When you have dental fillings, you have to be extra careful about the foods you put in your mouth.

  • Having Jaw Surgery? 4 Things You Can Do To Assist In The Recovery Process

    7 January 2021

    If you will have corrective jaw surgery soon, it is essential to know what to do after your surgery to assist with the recovery process. If you want to get back to talking and eating normally, it is important to take the recovery process seriously. With the proper preparation, you can assist and help your jaw correctly heal. 1. Get Lots of Rest First, you need to make sure that you allow yourself time to rest.

  • Missing Teeth? 2 Dental Bridge & Denture Options To Give You Back Your Teeth

    7 January 2021

    Missing even just a few teeth can significantly impact your life. Without a full set of teeth, it can be more challenging to eat and talk. Luckily, if you have had to remove a few teeth, you can replace them with either a dental bridge or dentures. There are multiple types of dental bridges and dentures that you can use to replace your missing teeth. Dental Bridge Options The dental bridge is designed to bridge the gap in your mouth where you miss one armor tooth.

  • What To Expect During Scaling And Root Planing?

    24 November 2020

    If you regularly visit a family dentist, your dentist can help you find ways to prevent issues and fix problems before they develop into big issues. One thing that dentists often look for is signs of gum disease. If your dentist notices any signs of gum disease forming in your mouth, they might suggest going through a process called scaling and root planing. This process is common and helpful, and here are several things to expect if you must go through it.

  • 5 Ways to Look After Your Teeth and Treat Them Well

    1 October 2020

    Although there are ways to replace your teeth, once your permanent teeth come in when you are a teenager, you are going to want to do what you can to keep your permanent teeth for the rest of your life. You can achieve that goal by treating your teeth right. Way #1: Use Toothpaste with Fluoride When you choose your toothpaste, check the ingredient list and make sure the toothpaste contains fluoride.

  • FAQs About Dental Crowns

    30 December 2019

    If you have decayed enamel, your dentist might recommend that you get a crown (also called a "cap"). If you've never had a crown placed before, you might have some questions. Read on to learn more about dental crowns. What's the Difference Between Other Restorations and Crowns? If you just have a small amount of decay in a tooth, your dentist can drill it out and place a filling, like with composite or silver amalgam.

  • 3 Facts You Should Know About Subperiosteal Implants

    29 November 2019

    The type of dental implants people usually think of are called endosteal implants. These implants are placed in a small hole made in your jawbone. Eventually, the jawbone itself grows around the implant to hold it in place. Unfortunately, some people are unable to get endosteal implants because they don't have enough bone density in their jawbones. If this describes you, then you still have a few options. You can choose to get a bone graft to augment the natural structure of your jaw, which will give your oral surgeon more bone to work with when placing endosteal implants.