Monthly Archives: November 2015

Can Gum Disease Affect Your Dental Implants?

For many patients, tooth loss is a result of advanced gum disease. Therefore, replacing their lost teeth will first depend on controlling gum disease, and in some instances, reversing its effects. If you choose dental implants as your tooth replacement option, then you may wonder exactly how gum disease might influence their success. Whether you’ve… Read more »

What Do Dental Implants Replace?

The simple answer is that dental implants replace lost teeth. The more thorough answer is that a dental implant is surgically inserted into your jawbone to replace the root(s) of your lost tooth. Made from biocompatible titanium, a dental implant is designed for osseointegration—the process by which your jawbone fuses to its surface. When coupled… Read more »

Ask Us About Headache Relief

Are you dealing with headaches that have become frequent rather than occasional hindrances? Unfortunately, chronic discomfort usually points to an underlying condition that results in pain. The good news, however, is that we may be able to help. Schedule a general dentistry visit, so we can examine your oral health and speak with you about… Read more »

Dental Crowns: Many Uses

You know what a dental crown is: It is a hollow tooth made up of artificial material. However, how much do you know about the many uses of this dental prosthetic? In most cases, patients are aware that we customize the shape, dimensions, and often the shade of a crown, so it provides a beautiful… Read more »

3 Compelling Reasons To Choose Crowns

If you have any hesitation regarding the placement of a dental crown, we suggest you learn more about this restoration. First, it’s important to understand just what a crown is: It is simply a hollow tooth custom-crafted of artificial material according to the dimensions and color of your smile. We will cement it in place… Read more »

Care Tips That Always Apply

Do you have a completely natural smile with zero restorations? Perhaps you have recently transformed your smile with porcelain veneers. Or, maybe you have some fillings and a crown or two. Wait! Could you possibly have some bonded teeth? Whatever the case, it’s always handy to have some advice at your disposal that applies to… Read more »

Q&A: Covering Up Cosmetic Issues

Have you decided that it’s time to schedule a consultation with us because your smile looks unsatisfactory? Have you been doing some research and finding that you’re having trouble distinguishing between particular cosmetic treatments? If so, we suggest you come see us as soon as you have time, so we can thoroughly explain your options and… Read more »

Implant Restoration Refresher

Have you been considering dental implants in your search for tooth replacement solutions? If so, you have probably been seeing the word “restoration” pop up quite frequently. Do you feel you have a general idea of what this means but you’re still a bit shaky regarding the terminology? We suggest you brush up on basic… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Benefits

Have you been spending some serious time thinking about what your smile would look like several shades whiter? Are you dealing with discoloration in the form of darkening or yellowing? The good news is that we can easily help transform your grin from lackluster to vibrant with the help of teeth whitening. However, if you… Read more »

Your Smile: What Don’t You Like?

Are you unhappy with your smile because of the way it looks but your general oral health is in good shape? Perhaps you’re dealing with a serious problem that is also affecting the esthetic value of your smile, such as a broken or missing tooth. The good news is that we offer comprehensive dental care,… Read more »