Prosthodontics Porcelain Veneers: Analyzing Your Options

Porcelain Veneers: Analyzing Your Options

When it comes to brightening and fixing your smile with porcelain veneers, most people want to know the options that are available. This requires thorough research in order to make an informed decision about the best dental care. Veneers are a popular cosmetic dental solution to transform your smile. Some options are available if you are …

Read Article Read More

Dental Implants Facial Collapse and How to Fix It

Facial Collapse and How to Fix It

After your teeth are all extracted, the jaws begin to shrink. Your body now considers the bone in the jaws to be useless, and it takes those minerals for use elsewhere. Over a period of ten or twenty years, you will end up with a condition called Facial Collapse. Photos on this page are courtesy …

Read Article Read More

Dental Implants Dental Implant Horror Stories

Dental Implant Horror Stories

When it comes to general dentistry, if something goes wrong, you might end up losing a tooth. However, when things go wrong with dental implants, the health of your entire body is at risk. Dental implantology involves both a restorative and a surgical aspect. Some dentists rely heavily on an oral surgeon to assist them …

Read Article Read More

Dental Implants Cost of Dental Implant Restoration

Cost of Dental Implant Restoration

The first fundamental in understanding the costs of dental implant treatment is that there are two separate parts of the treatment—surgical and restorative. In fact, for the highest level of care, two different specialists are typically involved. The surgical treatment is performed by an oral surgeon, the restorative treatment by a restorative dentist. Some people …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry Tooth Erosion: The Causes of Acidic Damage and Some Treatment Options

Tooth Erosion: The Causes of Acidic Damage and Some Treatment Options

Acidic tooth erosion refers to cases in which the pH balance in a person’s mouth is acidic rather than alkali or balanced. This results in gradual damage to the enamel of the teeth. Slowly over time, the enamel will wear away and reveal the dentin layer of the teeth below. If left untreated, tooth erosion …

Read Article Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry 6 Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures Explained

6 Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures Explained

Cosmetic dentistry helps many people get a confident smile, and also corrects many dental anomalies. Six of the most common cosmetic dental procedures are: Teeth Whitening Stains happen! That cup of coffee you just can’t start your morning without, that glass of red wine you like to enjoy with dinner, and even your mom’s famous …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry The Importance of Mouth Guards in Sports Dentistry

The Importance of Mouth Guards in Sports Dentistry

A good general dentist is one who is able to preserve the oral health of patients. A great general dentist is one who goes beyond the basics to meet the unique needs of patients and their individual lifestyles. A board-certified dentists is considered to be a top dentist because of the comprehensive services he offers …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry Dental Exams and Professional Cleanings

Dental Exams and Professional Cleanings

In order to get the best results, dentists provide patients with comprehensive general dentistry services that stress total wellness and prevention. The cornerstone of this approach is the regular dental visit. Some people take the exams and cleaning for granted, but as you are about to read, the regular dental visit is crucial to the health …

Read Article Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Care for Seniors

Dental Care for Seniors

A healthy smile is important at every age, but as we age, our dental needs change. Seniors tend to require more restorative dentistry treatments than other age groups. Dentists offer a variety of restorative dentistry treatments to repair dental damage and improve oral health. Schedule a consultation to find out which treatments are right for you. …

Read Article Read More

Dental News Which is Better for Your Oral Health: Vaping or Smoking?

Which is Better for Your Oral Health: Vaping or Smoking?

If you want to protect your oral heath, should you: A) Vape B) Smoke The answer is “None of the above.” Although vaping has been found to be safer than smoking for your overall health, that’s not the case when it comes to your oral health. A recent report in Public Health England found that most of the chemical …

Read Article Read More

Dental Implants How to Finance Dental Implants

How to Finance Dental Implants

Dentists are always going to be required professionals that keep our teeth in working order, especially when it comes to dental implants. Anybody who’s ever had an abscessed tooth can testify to the grave importance of our trusty neighborhood Dentist. But when is too much too much? How do we keep the dental fees down …

Read Article Read More

Dental Implants Mini Dental Implants & Cost

Mini Dental Implants & Cost

If you have either lost your teeth, or had to have some removed because of decay or damage, then you may have begun to look into different dental implant options in order to figure out which kind may be best for you. While there are different types, one of the most popular versions currently are …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry Eco-Friendly Dentistry

Eco-Friendly Dentistry

Practicing Green: How to Win at the Dental Game in an Environmentally Responsible Way. In this day and age, businesses are expected to be environmentally responsible. But who’s really watching to make sure? The modern disconnect is that our toilets flush and garbage trucks pick up all our bags of trash. We can maintain a …

Read Article Read More

Dental Implants What are Dental Implants?

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures.  Implants provide excellent support and stability for these dental appliances. Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone by an …

Read Article Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry Advancement in Cosmetic dentistry

Advancement in Cosmetic dentistry

Over the last decade, cosmetic dentistry has proven to enhance not only the aesthetic of a smile, but to propel general dentistry away from gold or metal fillings (amalgam) into using resin, composite or porcelain (all tooth-colored) fillings. The benefits of tooth-colored fillings are that not only do they look better, as they are the …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry What Doctors Treat TMJ Disorder?

What Doctors Treat TMJ Disorder?

Given that TMJ disorder sufferers have so many diverse symptoms, management can include numerous different physicians of varying specialties. Headaches may be treated by a neurologist, ear pain can be evaluated by an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist, and pain can be treated by a pain management specialist. A dentist may utilize splints to …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry Sleep Apnea From a Dentist’s Perspective

Sleep Apnea From a Dentist’s Perspective

Dentists play a very important role in the team approach to the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Physicians, dentists, psychologists, and respiratory therapists all combine their collective knowledge to treat each patient properly and effectively. Dentists who are specifically trained in aspects of sleep medicine and have a command of multiple appliance modalities are of …

Read Article Read More

General Dentistry Hip Graft Surgery for Jaw Bone Loss

Hip Graft Surgery for Jaw Bone Loss

What is a hip graft? One of the easiest ways of filling in the area of the jaw that has lost extensive bone is to use bone from the hip. A “hip graft” involves collecting bone from the pelvis above the hip joint. You can usually feel the area of bone that will be used …

Read Article Read More