Month: April 2016

What Do You Know About Preventive Dentistry?

There are many things you may not know about dentistry – like what material dental crowns are made of or how a dental implant works. But, if there’s one thing you should know, it’s preventive dentistry (and everything about it). While you probably brush and floss your teeth every day, you’re probably not thinking about… Read more »

Do You Qualify For Dental Implants?

Dental implants have changed the way lost teeth are restored. They’re the only restoration method that can restore the complete functionality of your natural tooth – including continuing to stimulate your jawbone, maintaining its growth and shape. But, in order to do that, they’re placed directly into your gum tissue until they reach the jawbone…. Read more »

Can You Prevent TMJ?

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder (also referred to as TMD), is a condition that affects your jaw, its joints, and surrounding muscles. TMJ occurs when there is an issue in your temporomandibular joints – the ‘hinges’ that connect your jaw structure to your skull. Unfortunately, this is what helps you to open and close your… Read more »

Do You Want A Brighter Smile?

Unfortunately there are several factors that can stain your teeth and cause them to become discolored. The discoloration does get worse with age, but can often be treated through cosmetic dentistry. However, there are two different types of stains: those on the outer layer of your teeth (extrinsic), and those affecting the inner structure (intrinsic)…. Read more »

Do You Need A Root Canal?

Few procedures tend to worry people like a root canal. However, we’ve found most anxiety about this procedure is due to misinformation. In reality, many find the experience comparable to receiving a simple dental filling. Without this procedure, an infection or abscess could cause someone to eventually lose his or her tooth. Do you need… Read more »