Is Your Mouth Ready For Dental Implants?

The invention of dental implants has revolutionized the way missing teeth are addressed. Previously, the only alternative for filling in the gap was either a partial (removable) denture or a bridge. None of those options offer the look and longevity of a dental implant. If you are thinking about having a dental implant procedure performed, you should consider that some patients have to take some extra steps before they can have the surgery. Read More 

Why Preventative Care Dentistry Is So Important

When it comes to dentists, you might notice that there are many different types to choose from. The basic type you need is a general dentist, also called a family dentist, as this type of dentist focuses mainly on preventative dentistry. Preventative dentistry is vital for the health of your mouth, and here are some reasons why it is so important. Preventing problems keeps your mouth healthier While there are dental procedures designed to fix just about any type of problem you may have with your teeth, gums, and mouth, fixing a problem is much more difficult than preventing a problem. Read More 

How Porcelain Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

Even though your teeth may be healthy, they may look unhealthy. You may have lost your self-confidence because of stained, chipped, or crooked teeth, or maybe you lost confidence because you're unhappy about the size or shape of your teeth. Fortunately, porcelain veneers can dramatically improve the appearance of your teeth so that you feel confident when you smile. Here are some ways that your cosmetic dentist can help restore the natural beauty of your teeth with porcelain veneers. Read More 

Things Your Dentist May Advise You Of During Your Dental Implant-Based Restoration

A dental implant offers patients the opportunity to have a full set of functional teeth even if one or more teeth have been lost. Since an implant is a prosthetic replacement for a natural tooth root, an implant-based restoration does not simply rest at the gum line. Instead, the implant is placed inside the jawbone, where a natural dental root resides.  After an implant has been inserted into the bone, the wound from the placement of the device begins to heal. Read More 

3 Oral Health Misconceptions

From brushing and flossing to scheduling regular dental checkups, most people think they know the key to good oral health. Unfortunately, understanding the mouth, teeth, and gums and how to care for your smile's look and overall health is not so simple. This guide will help you learn the truths about a few common oral health misconceptions. Heavy Brushing Is Good for your Teeth There is a common misconception that brushing heavily is best for your teeth and gums. Read More