Why You Should Think About Dentures

Sadly, people tend to see dentures in a negative light. This is partially because dentures have two unfortunate reputations—that they are only for the elderly and that they look terrible. While these reputations may have been merited once, they aren’t now. Fortunately, in recent years dentures have become more comfortable and look more natural than… Read more »

Pregnancy, Your Smile, and Gum Disease

Understandably, pregnant mothers frequently go to great lengths to protect their unborn child. Of course, if you are a pregnant you probably understand how important it is to take care of your overall health. But did you know that it’s also very important to protect your oral health? For example, gum disease can cause very… Read more »

What is a Bone Graft?

Advanced periodontal disease, or periodontitis, is a serious condition that can cause a loss of material in the bones that anchor your teeth in place. Some tooth extractions can also take a significant amount of bone with them. Dental implants are one possible solution to replace these lost teeth. However the implant will need to… Read more »

At-Home Care For Your Dental Implant

It can be difficult knowing which care practices will ensure your dental implant lasts for years to come. Our team today is going to give you simple ways you can care for your dental implant right in the comforts of your own home. Now, after your dental implant surgery, you may notice some swelling or… Read more »

Tooth Traditions

A tradition can define who we are and where we come from. However, some traditions may seem extreme or strange to us, especially the ones from different cultures or time periods. Here are a few traditions involving teeth that seem unusual to us, but were normal for the people who practiced them. The Original False… Read more »

The Effects Eating Disorders Have On Oral Health

Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are two major eating disorders which affect over 10 million Americans. Individuals who have these eating disorders can develop poor health, which includes poor oral health. Tooth Erosion 89% of bulimic patients show signs of tooth erosion according to the National Eating Disorder Association. This is because the stomach acids… Read more »

Feel Good About Your Smile With Veneers

Some people are displeased with the appearance of their teeth for most of their lives. This type of dissatisfaction is unnecessary. No matter your age, you’re never too old to have a beautiful smile. Dental veneers are one effective solution in cosmetic dentistry that has helped many people to enjoy “movie star smiles” (including several… Read more »

Tips for Effective Flossing

Flossing helps to promote a healthy lifestyle. Heart disease has been linked with gum disease, and gum disease can occur within just 24 hours! (And you thought visiting the dentist was scary! Failing to floss is even scarier.) Incidentally, most patients who floss daily don’t fear dental appointments at all. We recommend brushing your teeth… Read more »