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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
6 January 2016
When you have a hot tooth, it is highly likely that you are experiencing severe pain in your mouth. A hot tooth is a sign that there is an infection in your mouth, inflammation is present, and your tooth is not able to recover. A hot tooth occurs when you have a cracked tooth and bacteria infect the pulp within. The infection can come on slowly, or come on very quickly, causing you excruciating pain that will send you to the dentist right away.