How to Choose the Right Dentist for You and Your Family

How to Choose the Right Dentist for You and Your Family

You go to the dentist for routine checkups and cleaning, but also when something doesn’t feel right. You may have a toothache or a chipped tooth that needs the attention of a dental professional. Or maybe you’d like your teeth a little more straight and a little brighter so you see the dentist for cosmetic treatments, too.  Your oral health …

3 Tips for Getting Used to Dentures

3 Tips for Getting Used to Dentures

If the time has come to replace missing teeth with full or partial dentures, you are in good company. According to the American Dental Association, more than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth. Approximately 90% (32.4 million) of those who do not have any teeth have dentures. All told, more than 15 million Americans have dentures made each …

What Are the Different Types of Dental Crowns?

What Are the Different Types of Dental Crowns?

Before deciding on the type of crown you need, you first need to know that you need a crown and not just a filling. During your office visit, the dentist will thoroughly examine your case and discuss possible treatment. A crown is often suggested for those who have: Weakened teeth due to a cavity or decay To help a cracked …

3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

When it comes to your smile, you want to look your best! Cosmetic dentistry means having a smile you love! Recent research reveals that almost a third of all Americans notice teeth first whenever they meet a new person. So if you’re not happy with your teeth, if you’re the one closing your mouth in photos hiding your natural smile, …

4 Tips for How to Prevent Bad Breath

4 Tips for How to Prevent Bad Breath

Everyone’s had bad breath at one time or another. But there are reasons for its occurrence, and ways to prevent it, too.  What Causes Bad Breath? There are a number of reasons bad breath, also known as halitosis, can occur. These include: Diet Coffee, raw onions and garlic, and other foods with a strong taste can all affect your breath …

Dental Implant Not Integrating?

Dental Implant Not Integrating?

Dental implants are the gold standard in tooth replacement. They offer patients a natural-looking artificial tooth that has a peak level of functionality. While they have a very high rate of success, sometimes dental implants can fail. And, it could be the result of a dental implant not integrating.  Let’s talk about what this means – and how to spot …

Dental Implant vs Partial Denture

If one or more of your teeth is missing, your first concern may be your confidence and smile. While these things are certainly important, there are health reasons for replacing those teeth as well. Without some kind of spacer or replacement, the surrounding teeth can start to shift and cause more oral health problems.  The choice to replace missing teeth …

Dental Implants: Myths vs. Facts

Dental implants have been around for years, but are now becoming more and more popular. Unfortunately, as interest grows, so does the spread of misinformation. With easy access to the internet, a quick search can give you a lot of info on dental implants – some true, some not.  Let’s set the record straight and talk about the myths and …

Dental Implant vs Root Canal: What to Consider

There’s a lot to consider when deciding between a dental implant or root canal. Both have advantages and disadvantages that are important to understand to make an educated choice.  What is a Root Canal? During a root canal procedure, the tooth’s nerve and blood supply is removed, and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and filled. The treatment is …

What’s the Cost of a Dental Implant for One Tooth?

As tooth replacement options go, dental implants are the gold standard. This high quality artificial tooth and root system can completely replace a tooth with optimal results. A dental implant looks and functions as much like a natural tooth as possible with a prosthetic.  Because of its superior quality, you can probably imagine that a dental implant comes at a …