What to Expect When You Get Dental Veneers

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

While many of us have strong, healthy teeth that have few (if any) cavities, not all of us have pretty, white smiles. For some this isn’t a big deal, but for others it’s important to not only have healthy teeth, but a beautiful smile too. If you are in this second group, there are ways […]

A Practical Solution To Missing Teeth

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

There are several solutions to solving the missing teeth problem however, Dental Implants may be the most practical in terms of cost effectiveness because they are permanently in your mouth and rarely, if ever, need replacing. In emergency situations wherein your teeth are knocked out of your mouth, dentists sometimes choose dental bridges which are […]

Dental Fillings and Sealants Offer Added Protection

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Dental Fillings and Sealants are used by your dentist to help protect and to restore your teeth. The most common dental filling is amalgam or silver. If you’ve ever been to the dentist as a child you most likely have some form of Dental Fillings and Sealants in your mouth. Sealants are used to protect […]

Dental Braces for Adults

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

When you think of childhood and the teenage years, there are a few things that almost every kid experiences: learning how to ride a bike, falling in love for the first time, getting braces, etc. Some are good, some are bittersweet, and some you don’t know the value of until you are older – like getting […]

Dental Dentures Have Been Around For Many Years

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

A person who loses their teeth due to age or disease may be faced with getting Dental Dentures to replace those teeth. Dentures are artificial teeth that are made from a mold or cast of a person’s mouth. There are two types of Dental Dentures, full dentures, and partials. Dental implants may also be an […]

Root Canals and Their Bad Reputation

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

When was the last time you heard someone say “I would rather have a root canal!” in reference to something that they really didn’t want to do? While this phrase probably isn’t going away, it’s not very accurate anymore. Thanks to advances in dental treatments, getting root canals aren’t anywhere near as bad as the used […]

An Explanation of Dental Restorations

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

There are many different types of dental restorations. Today, dentists use these restorations to return damaged teeth to their original form and appearance. The integrity of a tooth can be compromised for many different reasons. A tooth may be chipped or fractured do to trauma, such as an accident or biting down on something hard. […]

Easy Preventions For Healthy Teeth

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

It all starts with bacteria. Bacteria is present in abundance in the mouth. It begins to stick and becomes hard if not removed regularly. Plaque and tartar form and if allowed to set for a long period of time it must be removed professionally to prevent gum disease. Gingivitis is caused by bacteria. The gums […]

The Difference Between Sedation and Anesthesia

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

For most people, going to the dentist is a fairly pleasant experience. In less than an hour your friendly dental technician has cleaned your teeth, inquired after your health and family, and given you a free toothbrush and floss. You make your next appointment, and go on about your day with freshly cleaned teeth and slightly […]

Teeth Whitening Agents, Can They Help You?

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Teeth Whitening agents are in high demand. Everyone wants whiter or brighter teeth. With so many Teeth Whitening options available it can be overwhelming to choose. Your dentist offers a whitening option, then there are over the counter options available too, determining which one is best is partially up to your budget and preference. Prevention […]