Tooth loss not only negatively impacts your confidence and sense of well-being, but it significantly affects your oral health as well. Healthy, properly functioning teeth support everything from strong jaw structure to a healthy facial appearance. When tooth loss goes untreated for many years, it can lead to the decline of jawbone strength and overall… Continue reading Dental Implants: A Solution for More than Your Missing Teeth
If you are one of the many American adults missing one or more natural teeth, you were likely recommended dental implants as a restorative solution. Implants prevent the deterioration of bone and muscle around the site of a missing tooth. While implant placement occurs in many dental offices, treatment approaches vary and can incorporate advanced… Continue reading Why Should I Consider Guided Implant Surgery?
If you use dentures but still feel self-conscious about the state of your smile, dental implants are proven to work as an alternative that function just as well as regular teeth. But if you’re concerned that the regular implant procedure is too invasive or costly, or if you’re wary of bone grafting procedures that may… Continue reading Mini Dental Implants
Tooth loss affects millions of Americans every year. Traditionally, dentures and bridges have been the go-to solution for this problem; however, as dental technology has improved, so have alternative solutions for replacing teeth. Dental implants are not only cosmetically appealing, but also provide a resilient, long-lasting solution to tooth loss. In addition to looking natural,… Continue reading Dental Implants: Beyond the Cosmetic Appeal
Cosmetic dentistry is a general term that covers many different dental treatments used to help improve your smile. But that can mean that cosmetic dentistry is a confusing topic for some. We help clarify what cosmetic dentistry can do by answering some of the most common questions we hear about treatment: What are my options… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions about Cosmetic Dentistry
Many oral health problems, when caught early, can be treated without the need for surgical intervention. There are other times, however, when an oral health problem has advanced or a dental emergency causes a need for oral surgery. Many oral surgeries are less complex and invasive than some patients believe and are often essential in… Continue reading When You May Need Dental Surgery
You may have missed this video from around the web last week, but if you press play, you’ll see Danica Patrick (famed NASCAR driver and GoDaddy.com spokeswoman) exercising her funny bone in this stunt that shows the unsuspecting public what life would be like without their natural teeth. It’s something that not all of us… Continue reading A Life Without Your Natural Teeth
While TMD is a disorder of the joint that connects both arches of your jaw, its effects go far beyond jaw issues. Dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint can have an impact on your oral health and your overall feeling of wellness, producing headaches and even neck and shoulder aches. In terms of health and aesthetic… Continue reading What TMJ Disorder Does to Your Oral Health