Many people feel apprehensive or experience anxiety before visiting the dentist, especially if the visit requires procedures other than a scheduled cleaning. Whether it’s a filling or a root canal, dental work isn’t at the top of most people’s list.
However, it’s important not to put off any recommended dental work, because minor problems left untreated can become big problems, causing pain and major damage.… Read more
If you are missing a tooth or teeth, then you may be considering dental implants. A dental implant is a replacement tooth root made of titanium that is rooted in your jawbone to hold a replacement tooth or bridge.
Dental implants are the best possible replacements for real teeth.… Read more
Did you know that your oral health has a direct correlation with your overall health? Any oral health issue you have, big or small, can affect your health in another part of your body; and vice versa, a health problem you may have in another part of your body can manifest warning signs, and cause oral health issues, in your mouth.… Read more
Years ago dentures and bridges were the only way to replace a missing tooth (or teeth). These methods are known to cause discomfort to wearer, as well as have a fairly meticulous maintenance routine.
Well, move over dentures because dental implants are the new black.… Read more
The terms Plaque and Tartar are very common; we see them on toothpaste boxes, we hear them on mouthwash commercials and we talk about them with our dentists, but do we really know what they are? Plaque and tartar can both build up on your teeth, but do you know the difference between the two?… Read more
What is TMJ?
The TMJ, also known as the Temporomandibular Joint, is the joint on either side of your head, just in front of your ear, that connects the jawbone to the skull. The TMJ controls jaw movement and flexibility, allowing us to chew, talk and move our mouths in any way.… Read more
Dental veneers are a safe, effective and permanent way to get that beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. Made to look natural, porcelain veeners are thin shells that fit over the front of your teeth.
Advantages of Dental Veneers
Veneers improve your smile, increase your confidence and are non-invasive.… Read more
Dentures are a popular replacement option for missing teeth, but which kind of dentures will work best for you? When you have such a life-impacting choice to make, it’s important to know your options and make an informed decision.
Here is a breakdown of the different denture options:
Full or Partial Removable Dentures.… Read more
Sleep apnea and consistent snoring are more than simple annoyances. Although they can be frustrating for family and loved ones, the negative health affects are far reaching and can have long-term detrimental affects.
Getting quality, consistent sleep is crucial to good health.… Read more
You’re flossing your teeth in the mirror one night and you notice a couple small, vertical lines in your teeth. Are they cracks? Are they serious? What do you do?!
Don’t panic! Most often these vertical lines are not serious cracks, just shallow cracks referred to as “craze lines”.… Read more