Dentistry

Thinking About Cosmetic Dentistry? Here’s What to Keep in Mind

The first thing you notice when you meet someone is usually their smile, so it should be no surprise that so many people are flocking towards cosmetic dentistry options. This type of dentistry focuses on the way your teeth look. Most dentists can perform cosmetic procedures such as whitening, crowns, veneers, while orthodontists are required for more complex procedures such as retainers and braces to close gaps and straighten teeth. […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments

Do Your Fillings Need to be Replaced?

Fillings are used in dentistry to stop tooth decay from spreading, fix cracked and/or broken teeth, or help stabilize teeth that are worn down. These issues can happen due to improper use of teeth such as teeth grinding, using your teeth to open things and/or excessive brushing.

Because fillings are so important towards maintaining good oral health, replacing your fillings when need be is a vital part of a good oral health plan. The life of a filling on average is 12 years; however, fillings can fall out or need replacement much sooner than this. Others however, can last for several years. […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Dental Products, Dental Tips, Dentistry, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Aging and Dental Health: What to Expect

Getting older comes with plenty of potential complications and new things to worry about, and your dental health is no exception. Other conditions you may have can increase your chances of tooth decay or gum disease, and vice versa. Certain drugs can increase your risk of these things as a side effect. Managing your physical and oral health can be a bit of a balancing act. You don’t have to do it alone, but it’s important to know why you need to disclose to your dentist what medications you’re on, and conditions you may feel are unrelated. […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Dental Tips, Dentistry|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy

If you’ve been told by your dentist that you need to get a root canal, you might have questions. There is a lot of fear wrapped up in a root canal, but there doesn’t have to be. […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments

What to Expect When you Receive Veneers

If you’re interested in cosmetic dentistry, you may have considered veneers. Veneers are made of porcelain or composite resin and fit over your teeth to make teeth look less chipped, stained, or misshapen. Though some people get veneers for cosmetic purposes only, some people get veneers as part of a dental makeover that includes treatment for gum disease. […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments

5 Solutions to Replace Missing Teeth

From an accident to old age, there are plenty of ways that we may lose a tooth or multiple teeth. When a tooth or teeth are missing, it can make it more difficult to chew and talk. Additionally, there are health concerns for the rest of your teeth, including increased risk of decay for surrounding teeth, loss of bone density in your jaw, increased risk of gum disease and nerve damage. Here are five solutions that can be used to replace any missing teeth you may have. […]

By |April 21st, 2016|Dentistry|0 Comments

What Causes Tooth Loss?

An important thing to remember when it comes to your healthy smile, is that teeth do not die naturally with age. Tooth loss occurs based upon what you do to your body, whether that is intentional or not. Trauma, unmanaged chronic diseases, and poor oral hygiene can all lead to tooth loss.
Tooth Loss Caused by […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Dentistry|0 Comments

How Gum Disease Affects Heart Health

Though you may already know many of the dangers of gum disease, you might be surprised to find out that it can affect more than just your oral health. Gum disease can actually impact the health of your heart. Several studies have shown that oral and heart health are linked for a variety of reasons. […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Dentistry|0 Comments

5 Simple Tips To Overcome Dental Anxiety

For some reason, children feel like a visit to the dentist’s chair is scarier than going to the doctor’s office. Ironically enough, this mindset doesn’t seem to change and people grow up still avoiding the dentist like it’s the viral plague. Going to the dentist is an important part of self-care and health. We use […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Dentistry|0 Comments

How to Choose the Best Dentist

Finding a dentist can seem like a difficult task. Searching through Google for all the local dentists in your area will give you a good place to start, but it’s hard to tell whether or not you’re making the right decision until you visit their office and experience their services for yourself.

Luckily, there are steps […]

By |September 16th, 2015|Dentistry|0 Comments