Happy Oral Health Month! Here Are 5 Tips For The Whole Family

June 18, 2023

Oral health month is the perfect time for families to reevaluate their oral hygiene routines, schedule dental appointments, learn new ways to care for their teeth and gums, and create oral health goals. Cavities, gum disease, and bad breath affect people of all ages, but with proper care, these issues can be almost completely avoided. So, if you’re ready to get your oral health back on track, now is the opportune time! Check out ...

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Planning The Placement of Dental Implants

May 3, 2023

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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Why Replacing Missing Teeth is Always the Best Choice

April 7, 2023

Do you have gaps in your smile because of missing teeth? Are you scheduled to undergo a dental extraction? If so, you are faced with the choice: to replace or not to replace. Our answer: ALWAYS replace missing teeth, with the exception of wisdom teeth. The benefits of replacing the teeth far outweigh the cons; we’ll talk more about this in the blog. Before making your final decision, talk with our experienced and trusted ...

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Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns

March 7, 2023

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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February is Gum Disease Awareness Month

February 4, 2023

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is one of the most severe oral health issues plaguing American adults. In fact, the CDC reports that almost half of American adults over age 30 have symptoms of gum disease. With statistics like that, you may have gum disease without even knowing it. During Gum Disease Awareness Month, our goal is to help as many people as possible avoid gum disease. For those who already have it ...

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What Steps Are Involved in A Smile Makeover?

January 15, 2023

Do you often feel as if your smile could use a little more tender, loving care? If so, then you’re not alone. Recent data suggests that an estimated 60% of people are unhappy with the appearance of their smiles, especially in pictures. But, a lackluster smile isn’t just embarrassing – it can be unhealthy, too. Luckily, you can address aesthetic and functional issues with a Smile Makeover. This comprehensive procedure combines cosmetic and restorative ...

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Three Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

December 15, 2022

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

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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Dental Implant Care Guide

October 9, 2022

Dental implants are an amazing tool used to restore your smile. Dental implants can replace the missing parts of a natural tooth, including the root of the tooth and the crown; implants also restore multiple missing teeth with a prosthesis such as a dental bridge or a denture. There are essentially three parts that make up a single implant. Implants are a titanium post used to replace the tooth root, an abutment that fits onto ...

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Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

September 10, 2022

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, “120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth.” That’s more than 36 percent of the population! The most common causes of tooth loss include: Tooth decay (cavities) Gum disease Injury Cancer Aging Complete tooth loss, or edentulism, affects more than 36 million Americans, mostly those in the geriatric population and the economically disadvantaged. These statistics are staggering, and dental professionals are working ...

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