Losing teeth isn’t something that everyone has to experience, but enough people do that addressing it has become a significant part of modern dental care. When a tooth is lost, its absence can have far-reaching effects for the rest of your oral health and your overall quality of life. Despite how often it occurs, though,… Read more »
Month: May 2016
How Do Dental Crowns Work?
Dental crowns are common, and with today’s advanced materials, you might never notice if someone you know has one. Yet, despite their popularity, many patients are not sure if they really need one, or exactly how dental crowns work to improve their smiles. The truth is that dental crowns serve several purposes, depending on your… Read more »
Natural, Lifelike Dental Restorations
The idea of restorative dentistry is not a new one. Around 200 AD, ancient Etruscans were already using gold to forge restorations such as dental crowns and bridges. Almost a millennium earlier, in 700 BC, they assembled dentures using ivory and bone. Restorative materials have advanced quite a bit since then, and today’s restorative dentistry… Read more »
Do Teeth Need Nutrients?
These days, there’s a dietary supplement for nearly every need, from a little boost of energy, to help with weight loss and improved heart health. These supplements help us absorb the nutrients that our bodies need, but that we may not be receiving adequate amounts of in today’s fast-paced society. You should know that your… Read more »