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  • Dental Bonding, Crown, Or Implant? How To Choose Which One Fits Your Needs

    25 May 2016

    No one wants to have to deal with a broken or damaged tooth, but life happens. Fortunately, there are many options at your disposal when you have to deal with life's obstacles. Ultimately, which repair options you choose all depends on the severity of the damage that has been done. Here are three options that you have: Dental Bonding If the tooth damage that you have endured is minor, for example a chip of the tooth, then it can likely be repaired with dental bonding.

  • Understanding Dental Implant Abutments

    25 May 2016

    If you have a surgical procedure scheduled to replace a missing tooth, then your oral surgeon will place a dental implant in your mouth. While most people think of implants as a singular device, they are actually made out of three separate pieces. These pieces include the implant root, the abutment, and the artificial crown. You may understand the function of the implant and the tooth, but you may not know much about the abutment.

  • 3 Ways You Can Improve Your Smile Without Traditional Braces

    9 May 2016

    If you don't like your smile but worry about having to wear braces for several months, then you may feel at a loss as to what you can do to correct your smile and make your teeth straighter. Luckily there are a few things you can do to make your teeth better aligned without having to walk around as a 'brace face'. Here are 3 ways you can repair your smile without traditional braces so you can feel confident about the way you look.

  • How Your Depression Could Be "All In Your Head": The Link Between Your Oral Cavity And Your Mental State

    20 April 2016

    If you've suffered from depression for a while, you know that it is not only a debilitating disorder, but that its treatments can be incredibly elusive. Since depression can stem from so many sources (e.g. hereditary proclivities, hormone imbalances, dietary choices, etc.), it's in your best interest to learn as much as you can about different influencing factors. While you may have been focusing on diet and exercise, did you know that focusing on your dental health could be a major key in managing your depression?

  • 5 Reasons You Have Sensitive Teeth

    8 March 2016

    Living with teeth that are overly sensitive can be a challenge. You may need to be mindful of all the foods you eat and liquids you drink each day to avoid discomfort. However, you may be capable of limiting the amount of sensitivity you have by doing or not doing specific things. It's ideal to know the reasons that cause sensitive teeth to help better you avoid dental discomfort. Reason #1: You brush too hard

  • 3 Reasons A Dental Implant Is Better Than A Bridge For Your Oral Health

    15 February 2016

    If you have a missing a tooth, you may be trying to decide whether or not to replace it using a dental implant or a dental bridge. Although both dental appliances restore the appearance your teeth or smile, a dental implant may be better for your oral health. Here are a few reasons why: A dental implant helps maintain the density of your jawbone. In order for a jawbone to be stimulated to produce more bone cells, it must receive bite pressure as you chew.

  • 3 Ways To Have An Improved Smile

    25 January 2016

    If you don't like your teeth, there are dental procedures that can make the necessary changes you desire. The key to having a smile that you're proud of rather than ashamed of is by making specific alternations. This may help you have more self-confidence and be better prepared to face the world each day. It's ideal to know some of the various methods available for you to have the smile you want.