The New Year is upon us, and you want your smile to look and feel its best. Whether you’re on top of your oral care or you’ve been skipping the dentist for the last few years, everyone deserves to have a healthy and beautiful smile. If you’ve been considering getting your smile...
If you wear dentures or are planning on getting them, you have probably heard about dental implants. You may also have heard many myths about surrounding dental implants, such as their extremely high cost, the length of time they take, or their inability to be effective. These claims are...
Dental implants have proven to be a great advancement in modern dentistry. Implants allow patients to have replacement teeth that feel more natural and work more like regular teeth while eating. You may, however, have concerns over whether or not an implant will look natural. After all, most people...
Dentures are replacements for your natural teeth that are budget-friendly, easy to use, and help you have a natural smile again. They also help you to speak and chew properly when you’re missing some or all of your natural teeth. Although dentures tend to be common among older people, the truth is...
Replacement options for teeth are more numerous today than ever. People who are edentulous, which means they have lost all of their teeth, at one time had only one option: removable dentures. Today, implants are available as a permanent tooth replacement option, but full implants are costly and cannot...
Diastema refers to a gap between a person’s teeth. This is most common between the upper front teeth. However, such a gap can occur between any two teeth. What causes a diastema and what treatment options are available? Read on to learn more about this condition. Issues That Cause Diastema...
While radiography technology has been around for some time now in the form of X-rays, MRI, and CAT scans, these two-dimensional radiographs are not on the same level as three-dimensional images. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is able to provide three-dimensional images with a beam that’s cone-shaped rather than...
Despite the fact that nearly 30% of American seniors are missing all of their teeth and another almost 180 million are missing at least one tooth, losing teeth as you age is not natural! Your teeth are firmly rooted in your jaw and meant to provide you with a...
“Flapless Surgery” takes place when a dental implant is inserted into the mouth without exposing the gingiva (gum). It is a minimally invasive approach that has the potential to decrease bone loss and soft tissue inflammation while decreasing surgical time. Flapless Surgery is a very detailed procedure that requires...
If you’ve thought about getting dental implants, it’s not uncommon to consider the cost of the treatment when weighing your options. There is no doubt that dental implants cost more than dentures, bridges or crowns and many people find the cost of implants to be so high that they...