All on 4 Dental Implant Guide Tooth loss is typically attributed to advanced age, but poor maintenance, disease, and trauma can also result in the need to replace one or several teeth. Dental implants are an ideal way to restore your smile and improve your overall oral health. Advancements in dental technology have made it easier than ever to achieve a full-mouth transformation without having to resort to ill-fitting dentures. If you need a [...]
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Dental Implant Procedure | How Does it Work? Dental Implants Work Dental implants are an increasingly popular way to replace missing or damaged teeth, and for good reason. They’re stronger than crowns or bridges, they fit better than dentures, and they look and perform like real teeth. Plus, dental implants can prevent jawbone deterioration, which is an unfortunate but natural consequence of missing teeth. If you’re not familiar with dental implant surgery, it essentially [...]
Things to Know Before Getting Braces Braces allow patients to enjoy straighter, more beautiful teeth that are easier to clean and less prone to oral health problems later in life. But braces are also a commitment—in money, time, and maintenance efforts—so there are some important things to know before heading to the orthodontist. Cost and treatment time isn’t one-size-fits-all Even with dental plans that cover orthodontics, braces are a serious financial investment, especially [...]
What To Know About Types of Teeth Whitening Types of Teeth Whitening Dental discoloration is common and caused by many factors, including certain food and beverages, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and even age. Fortunately, you have a wide variety of teeth whitening options available to restore the natural radiance of your teeth. If you want a bright new smile but you’re not sure which treatment is right for you, here’s a brief guide on [...]
7 Signs That It's Time to See Your Dentist Going to the dentist can seem intimidating, especially if it’s been awhile. But your teeth are an important part of your body, and believe it or not, they affect your overall health. Maintaining your teeth with good dental hygiene and regular check-ups will help keep them healthy and strong for years to come. A general rule of thumb is that you should visit your dentist [...]
Best Time To Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed When To Get Wisdom Teeth Removed Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as your third set of molars, are the last to develop and break through the gum tissue. Leftover from the days when humans ate raw meat and needed an extra set of molars, wisdom teeth are now more likely to crowd your mouth and cause oral health issues. While not everyone needs to have their wisdom [...]
Tips on How to Treat Tooth Pain Tooth pain can be caused by a variety of issues, including tooth decay, a damaged filling, a tooth fracture, infected gums, or an abscessed tooth. If severe enough, tooth pain can make it hard to eat, drink, or even talk. Before you reach for the over-the-counter numbing gel, remember that pain is a warning signal to your brain, alerting it that something isn’t right. The first step [...]
5 Reasons Why People Prefer All-on-4 Dental Implants It’s not an exaggeration to say that dental implants can be life changing. Implants immediately increase comfort and confidence when smiling, speaking, and eating, and patients report looking better, feeling better, and having a renewed outlook on life. Fortunately, there are options available for people interested in dental implants, including All-on-4 dental implants. All-on-4 dental implants work the same as individual-tooth implants, involving strong, high quality [...]
Difference Between Invisalign vs Braces Very few people are blessed with perfectly straight adult teeth, which is why orthodontics is such a popular branch of dentistry. For many years, braces were the only option for teens and adults looking to straighten their teeth, but advancements in orthodontics have resulted in another option: Invisalign. Invisalign and braces are both effective in shifting teeth into their proper position over time, but the treatments have many differences. [...]
When is the Best Time to Get Braces? As kids approach their adolescent and teen years, many of them wonder when—or if—they’ll need dental braces. While the average age range for getting braces is anywhere from age 9 to 19, there is no one-size-fits all approach to timing or treatment plans. However, it may be helpful to know the factors that an orthodontist uses to determine the right time for braces. Status of baby [...]