You brush your teeth twice a day and never forget to floss. Since you maintain good oral hygiene from home, a checkup and cleaning isn’t really necessary is it? The fact is, even if you take excellent care of your teeth at home, you still need to see us for preventive exams and cleanings twice a year!
When gum disease forms, the disease cannot be cured. Instead, the dentist will need to work with you to manage the disease and protect you from the later stages, which can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, with the right steps, you can avoid the disease altogether.
Summer is here! Which means as we play and work outside, we’ll be likely to turn to sports drinks to stay hydrated. While they have great flavors and do contain electrolytes, they also contain ingredients that can increase the risk of tooth decay. Let’s look at how sports drinks impact our smile.
Losing teeth can have serious impacts on the health and appearance of your smile. In order to not only replace lost teeth, but also preserve a patient’s facial structure, we often offer dental implants. What makes dental implants so different from bridges or removable dentures?
If you have multiple missing teeth, then the health of your smile can suffer. In addition, you can have trouble eating, speaking, or may simply feel uncomfortable with the appearance of your smile. In order to address advanced tooth loss, we may suggest a full or partial denture. Which one will be right for your smile?
When you lose one or more teeth, then you can develop serious complications, from a higher risk of misalignment to the potential onset of TMJ disorder and bruxism. Fortunately, we can help correct the issue with a dental bridge. How does a bridge replace missing teeth?
Our goal is to help patients maintain optimal oral health, preserving their natural teeth. However, occasionally oral health issues can arise that actually mean removing a tooth is the best option. When do we need to remove a tooth and what happens during the extraction procedure?
Have you ever heard of partial crowns? These refer to restorations that address more specific areas of the tooth. We can use them to address a number of cosmetic and restorative concerns. When does a tooth need an inlay or onlay instead of a traditional dental crown?
When we see patients with damaged teeth, or teeth suffering from serious restorative concerns, we often address the issue with a custom-made dental crown. We can create them using a variety of materials and address everything from tooth loss to cracked teeth. Try our fun quiz to find out more!
When it comes to fillings, we don’t rely solely on metal restorations. We understand the importance of your smile’s appearance and have a more natural looking alternative. In today’s blog, we’re going to answer questions about the creation and placement of our tooth-colored fillings.