Teen Play Hockey? Fully Understand When Dental Implants Are Necessary

13 August 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

High school hockey can be a fun experience that brings a lot of joy to your child's life. Unfortunately, they may end up getting hit with a puck during a game that causes severe tooth loss. In this situation, they may need a dental implant to ensure that their dental health remains strong. Tooth Loss Can Be Problematic in Hockey When your teen gets hit in the mouth during a hockey game, they are likely going to suffer from real dental damage. Read More 

Tips For Better Dental Hygiene And Avoiding Root Canals

21 July 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you dread going to the dentist, it probably means that you have had to have significant dental work in the past. Filling cavities, dental crowns, and root canals are not a fun way to spend a day or spend your money. Even if they are not fun, they are wonderful medical procedures that help save your teeth. Your dentist wants you to be able to avoid all the pain too! Read More 

Why Your Dentist May Recommend An Implant

26 June 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Once an adult tooth is lost, it is gone forever. Consequently, the missing tooth can have a significant impact on a patient's appearance and health. A lost tooth leaves a gap in the mouth. This wide space causes a smile to look less uniform. Additionally, the gap may further mar the appearance by allowing enough room for the remaining teeth to migrate. As the teeth move into the space left by a lost tooth, they become increasingly misaligned. Read More 

3 Signs You Should Consult A Periodontist

24 May 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most people understand when and if they should visit a dentist. However, if you are experience more severe dental issues, a periodontist may be necessary. Defined as a dental professional who specializes in the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease and the placement of dental implants, a periodontist can be beneficial to the underlying health and overall appeal of your smile. Of course, knowing when to see a periodontist is key. Read More 

Messages To Convey To A Child Who Needs Headgear

26 April 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most children who need their teeth straightened and their bite corrected can do so with a combination of braces and retainers, but there are certain situations in which your child's orthodontist may indicate that your child will need to wear headgear for a brief period of time. This is a decision that won't likely excite your child, as he or she may worry about teasing at the hands of other children at school. Read More