A Teenager's Guide to Braces

3 Reasons A Dental Implant May Not Heal Properly

Dental implants are used to replace teeth that are missing. They are surgically inserted into the jawbone of the patient, so implants are considered permanent. Still, if a dental implant does not heal properly, it can fail.  Proper healing of an implant includes osseointegration, which ensures that the implant becomes stabilized in its socket. During […]

Learn How to Care for Your Teeth Properly to Avoid Problems

Taking proper care of your teeth takes much more than simply brushing them a couple of times a day. You also want to make sure you take other measures to fight plaque and to avoid injury. Learn some of the other ways you can take care of your teeth in this article. Think Before You […]

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Toddler Tooth Brushing Battles – The Victory Is Yours!

Toddlers can be difficult little creatures to work with. These adorable, strong-willed beings can sometimes be impossible to communicate with. They can understand what you are saying, but sometimes, what you are saying is beyond what they can comprehend. One task that can be very difficult to get done twice every day is brushing your […]

Fixing Your Smile Before New Year’s: Options For You

When you are getting ready to ring in another new year, you begin to think about what you should do to end the current year and begin the new one on the right foot. One of the easiest ways that you can revamp your look and how you feel about yourself going into the new […]

Two Tips To Help You Maximize Your Next Dental Visit

Going to the dentist is an event that should not be taken lightly.  The condition of your teeth and gums provides a snapshot of the overall state of your health, and having a dental professional examine your teeth and gums could end up being the very gesture that allows you to catch some minor health […]

Child Chipped Their Tooth On Halloween Candy? Fix It With Tooth Bonding

Halloween is one of the happiest times of the year for kids. But when your child chips their tooth while biting into hard candy, the holiday can quickly become a nightmare. A cosmetic dentist can repair your child’s tooth with tooth bonding. The technique is quick and doesn’t require the dentist to inject any type […]

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Taking A Look At The Common Questions Parents Have About Pediatric Crowns

Even though your child’s baby teeth will not last forever, keeping them in place for as long as possible is always a good idea. This is why many pediatric dentists prefer placing a crown on a baby tooth over just pulling it if it is decayed. As a parent, seeing a crown placed on your […]

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What Makes Dental Implants A Good Buy?

Dental implants can be expensive and often aren’t covered by insurance, although some insurers will pay for the crown. Still, compared to other alternatives, they can be a worthwhile investment. The implants look and feel like your natural teeth, are fixed in place, and are designed to last. Dental implants offer additional oral health benefits […]

4 Oral Health Reasons A Smoker Should Chew Sugarless Gum

If you are a smoker, you may already know that tobacco use has been linked to many different oral health problems, such as periodontal disease, tooth loss and halitosis. However, a stick of gum may help you overcome some of these issues. Here are four ways that chewing sugarless gum can help a smoker protect […]

The Basics Of Root Canal Treatment

A root canal is often necessary to restore a tooth that has been affected by trauma or deep decay. Should an infection penetrate the protective enamel layer and reach the blood vessels and nerves inside your tooth, endodontic treatment will usually be needed to remove the infected and dead pulp tissue and eliminate pain and […]