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Periodontal Disease and Treatment

Did you know that close to 65 million adults over 30 years are affected by periodontal disease in America? This is basically any infection that affects the structures around the teeth; gums, alveolar bone, periodontal ligament and cementum, which covers the root. Periodontal disease is one of the easiest diseases to prevent, despite the fact…

Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

When it comes to dental fillings, would you rather have the traditional metal ones that are highly noticeable or those that are almost similar to your teeth? Composite tooth fillings, also popularly known as tooth colored fillings are made of material that closely matches the shade of your teeth. Your dentist may either use these…

Crowns and Bridges

If you have a missing, chipped, weak or a discolored tooth, it may be time for a dental crown or bridge. These are non-removable prosthetics that a dentist cements on either existing teeth or as an implant. It’s worth noting that crowns are not a new technology as they date all the way back to…

Dental Implants

Dental implants are surgical-grade root devices that support permanent tooth prosthetics that are manufactured to last a lifetime. These artificial roots are anchored in the bone beneath the gums where they become fused into the jaw. A crown is mounted atop the implant for a long-lasting and natural looking smile. Many dentists and patients prefer…

Root Canals

The first thing that comes to mind after the mention of a root canal, is all the pain associated with the procedure. What exactly are root canals? And is the treatment process painful?
A root canal is a dental procedure usually prescribed to remove a tooth pulp if infected. The pulp is the soft part of your tooth located beneath the white enamel and dentin…

TMJ Treatment

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint connecting your jaw to the bone structure, tissues and muscles of the skull. If you experience any problems with this joint, you are diagnosed with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). TMD is not a disorder on its own, rather a collection of any disorders relating to the TMJ, affecting…

Veneers and Laminates

If you ever want to enhance your teeth appearance, or your smile is not as bright as you would like it to be, why not try out dental veneers? They are relatively new in the dental world, and are a perfect alternative to dental crowns since they are less invasive. Veneers, also commonly called dental…

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening procedures are used to brighten the appearance of a patient’s smile – sometimes by as many as 5 to 10 shades in a single session. According to the American Dental Association, teeth whitening procedures have become some of the most popular esthetic dental treatments among patients throughout the country, including. Professional teeth whitening…

General Dentistry

Did you know that visiting a general dentist at least twice a year reduces the risk of dental health problems? According to the American Dental Association, regular visits to a dentist enables the early detection of tooth decay and other general oral diseases, and also keeps your dental health in the best shape possible. General…

Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so it makes sense that you would want it to be bright, white and healthy. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than 99 percent of all American adults believe that a smile is an important asset for social situations.

Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Preventative care is a foundation of dentistry. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist regularly – usually about twice yearly – for full cleanings, examinations, and consultations for potential treatment. Professional dental cleanings help remove built-up plaque that is not removable using conventional brushing and flossing. Often, dentists are also capable of identifying potential…

Sports Mouth Guard

Dental mouth guards have long been used to protect the teeth, gums and supporting tissues from damage, injury and trauma. There are two types of sports mouth guards – over the counter and custom. While OTC guards are helpful for occasional use, many dental patients require the benefit of a customized dental mouth guard fitted…

Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are routine dental procedures used to remove decayed, damaged or otherwise problematic teeth. Dentists usually make every effort to preserve natural teeth, although sometimes an extraction is necessary. Although the procedure is performed in a dentist’s or oral surgeon’s office, it is considered surgery. Depending on which teeth are removed, they may be…

Partial Dentures

Like a bridge, partial dentures rest on surrounding teeth to fill in the gaps where one or more teeth are missing. But unlike a bridge, partial dentures are fully removable by the wearer. Partials are affordable alternatives to other types of dental prosthetics and are custom-made to blend in with each patient’s natural teeth. It takes…

Bite Guards

A bite guard is a dental appliance custom-fit to a patient’s teeth. Bite guards serve varying purposes and are often recommended for use in patients of all ages. It is important that bite guards be professionally fit, rather than purchased over the counter, as this ensures maximum comfort and protection during wear. Professional dental guards…

Dentures

Dentures are an effective and affordable way of replacing missing teeth. Composed of a durable plastic resin and sometimes porcelain, both partial and full dentures can be fabricated to look and feel natural. Today’s dentures are custom-fit to make it possible to eat foods with confidence and speak articulately. Depending on the patient’s preferences and…

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are clear coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 U.S.…