Planning The Placement of Dental Implants

May 3, 2023

Planning The Placement of Dental Implants

In recent years, dental implants have become the tooth replacement option of choice for dentists and patients alike. By replacing missing tooth roots, implants provide greater stability for large dental restorations, like bridges and dentures. And for both single-tooth replacement and multiple-tooth replacement, implants stimulate tissue regeneration and help to prevent jawbone recession. Nonetheless, for patients to enjoy the aesthetic, functional, and health benefits of dental implants, careful treatment planning is essential. Today’s implant ...

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In Honor of Dental Hygienists Recognition Week

April 7, 2023

In Honor of Dental Hygienists Recognition Week

To our dental hygienists, we appreciate you more than words can express! You work hard and show up with a smile every day to create a positive experience for our team members and our patients. Our offices couldn’t run without you! For patients, it may seem like the dental hygienist’s role is simply to clean teeth. However, hygienists have several daily responsibilities that play an essential role in the patient’s health and ...

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Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

March 7, 2023

Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

Trying to decide between a dental crown and veneers, a tooth extraction, or a dental bridge? Each of these options provides numerous benefits as well as some disadvantages. Veneers are more for aesthetic benefits and a dental bridge can replace up to three missing teeth. Dental crowns, on the other hand, can be used to meet a variety of needs. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that fits directly over a natural tooth that ...

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Can You Benefit From a Tooth Extraction?

February 4, 2023

Can You Benefit From a Tooth Extraction?

In a perfect world, your natural teeth would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, our world isn’t perfect, and tooth loss happens. Sometimes tooth loss occurs because of a car accident or sports injury, but other times a necessary tooth extraction is the cause. Dentists typically recommend extractions as a last resort to help patients avoid additional health issues. You may benefit from a tooth extraction if you have any of the following oral health problems ...

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3 Ways To Treat A Dental Injury

January 15, 2023

3 Ways To Treat A Dental Injury

A dental injury is alarming. But, knowing what to do in the event of a dental emergency can help you avoid disaster and save your smile from irreparable damage. If you are currently handling a serious dental emergency, then contact our dentist or call 911 for further instructions. However, if bleeding, swelling, and pain are relatively controlled, then keep reading. In this post, we tell you three ways to treat a dental injury before you ...

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Three Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

December 15, 2022

Three Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

If you’re a victim of tooth loss, you may know that traditional bridges, partials, and dentures have long been the standard for tooth replacement. However, the replacement option that most imitates the natural design of teeth, with crown and root, is the dental implant. One implant can replace a single tooth, a few can anchor a bridge or partial, and four to six implants can secure a denture on the upper or lower jaw ...

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Celebrate A Dental-Friendly Thanksgiving

November 11, 2022

Celebrate A Dental-Friendly Thanksgiving

It’s officially that time of year when we all eat, drink, and be merry. But, with all the eating, drinking, and merriment going on, it can be hard to prioritize our oral health. Luckily, simple changes in our Thanksgiving Day celebrations can add up to huge improvements in our smiles. In this post, we discuss ways to have a dental-friendly Thanksgiving in 2022. From smile-enhancing foods to dental aftercare tips, we give you and ...

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8 Products That Could Destroy Your Teeth

October 9, 2022

8 Products That Could Destroy Your Teeth

Enamel is an incredible part of our body. In fact, tooth enamel is one of the hardest substances in the human body! How is that fun fact? Despite the powerhouse strength of this mineral, teeth are highly susceptible to damage and decay. We all know that eating healthy is important to our bodies, but it is also vital to our teeth. These eight, innocent products are items we consume every day. Clinical studies show the ...

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How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

September 10, 2022

How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

It’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health. According to the CDC, “Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.” The list of health issues linked to smoking includes: Coronary heart disease Stroke Lung cancer Cardiovascular disease Respiratory disease Cancer anywhere in almost any part of the body Difficult becoming pregnant Early delivery Stillbirth Ectopic pregnancy Orofacial clefts in infants When it comes to oral health, smoking ...

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All You Need To Know About Deep Teeth Cleaning

August 9, 2022

All You Need To Know About Deep Teeth Cleaning

If it’s been a while since your last dental cleaning, a standard cleaning may not be enough. In these cases, dentists often recommend a deep dental cleaning, or deep teeth cleaning to gently and skillfully remove plaque and tartar from all parts of the teeth, preventing decay and disease. Learn more about the deep cleaning process, benefits, cost, and more in this blog. The Deep Teeth Cleaning Process The deep dental cleaning process involves ...

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