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Think you can’t afford dental implants? Think again. While many balk at the costs of dental implants, you do have options available. While there are alternatives to dental implants, there really is no alternative for having a stable implant to replace your root and accurately restore the function of your teeth. …

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Dental implants are designed to replace missing teeth by providing a base in the jaw to support a crown that will look, feel, and function just like a natural tooth. This base is usually made from titanium and is inserted into the jaw via surgery and creates a connector that will hold your tooth, or teeth, in …

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While getting braces as a child is a popular thing to do today more than ever, so is getting braces as an adult. Believe it or not, adults make up almost half of people getting braces today. It’s no longer strange to see men and women with braces on their teeth, and these people know they’re doing a great thing …

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Our smiles are so important to our health and body. We want our teeth to look their best and be healthy for life. What happens when you need specialty dental treatment but are worried about the cost? Read on to find out how you can always receive the treatment you need for your budget. Insurance May Not Cover …

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You may not know what classifies a true dental emergency, but you should be aware of situations that require immediate attention by a dentist so that you can be prepared. You could also create an emergency dental kit at home to be further prepared, but first you should know—what is a true dental emergency? Injury …

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With the popularity of oral piercings today, you can get your cheeks, tongue, lip, parts of your gums, or even your uvula (the small piece of tissue hanging down in the back of your mouth) pierced. While oral piercings have become very versatile, they do have potential damaging side effects for your mouth. What …

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It’s no surprise that calcium is vital for bone health, but did you know that vitamin D may be just as important? Calcium and vitamin D are two crucial factors when it comes to your smile. How can vitamin D and calcium help you keep your smile healthy? Inhibit Tooth Decay Tooth decay can eventually lead to loss of …

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As you were growing up, you may have been cautioned by your dentist or parents against eating too many sweets as they would rot your teeth. Turns out, this is true, but drinking sweets has just as damaging an effect on teeth, especially soda. How does soda harm your teeth? Damages Enamel Sodas are extremely high …

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The word “bacteria” is generally associated with the word “yuck!” But the truth is that bacteria are some of the most important organisms for our bodies and mouths. Nurturing these good bacteria, rather than just simply trying to “kill” the bad, is vital for a healthy mouth. What do good bacteria do in our mouths? …

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The term “invisible braces” usually means braces that are clear. They aren’t really invisible; they are just hard to see from a distance. The closest things to really invisible braces are made of metal and have silver color brackets like ordinary braces. The difference is that they go on the back of the teeth …

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