How To Maintain Great Oral Hygiene When Wearing Braces

24 February 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Wearing braces will help you achieve a beautiful, straight smile. But while this is great for your mouth overall, braces do make it harder to keep your teeth clean. If you don't want to suffer tooth decay as a result of wearing braces for a few years, you'll need to pay very close attention to your dental hygiene. Here are some tips to help you out. Use a smaller toothbrush. Read More 

2 Tips For Recovering From A Bone Augmentation For A Single Implant

27 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You may not have ever had issues with poor bone health. However, if an extended period of time has passed since missing a tooth, then you may have experienced bone loss in this area. The bone loss makes it difficult to install dental implants that will last for many years. In order to improve the success rate, your dentist will perform a bone augmentation procedure in order to build up the bone in this area. Read More 

Dental Implants or Dentures? Choosing a Tooth Replacement Solution That Works for Your Lifestyle

18 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you don't know whether you'd rather have dentures or dental implants, you should first look into the process that goes into both of these tooth replacement options. Dentures are worn over the gums and can be removed at will for cleaning, sleeping and repair. Dental implants, on the other hand, are secured permanently in the jawbone, so you will likely need to sit in the dentist's chair for awhile when maintenance becomes necessary. Read More 

When Can You Get A Dental Implant Following Tooth Extraction?

27 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

After a tooth extraction, most people want to be able to get their dental implant as quickly as possible. In fact, for health reasons, it's very important that dental implants be placed as quickly as possible -- otherwise a patient's teeth may begin to shift and complications could arise. But how quickly a dental implant can be placed really depends on the extraction itself and the situation around it. Immediate Implants: Fast, Easy Extractions Read More 

The Benefits Of Metal Dental Crowns

6 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you have recently had a root canal treatment or if your tooth has cracked along the top edge, then your dentist may suggest the placement of a crown on your tooth. While most crowns are porcelain or ceramic varieties that look like your natural teeth, sometimes a metal crown is optimal to fix your smile. Metal crowns also have some advantages over porcelain types. Keep reading to learn about the benefits. Read More