Best Practices For The Care Of Dental Implants

31 December 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Whenever possible, dentists take measures to avoid tooth loss in patients. Root canals, crowns, fillings, and routine cleanings can help you retain your natural teeth. However, extractions are sometimes the best option for patients. It's not uncommon for people to choose dental extractions because it is the most cost effective option. If you've had teeth pulled in the past and you're tired of wearing partial or full dentures, dental implants can restore your teeth, doing away with the need for dentures. Read More 

Causes Of Dental Discoloration In Old Age, And Bleaching Candidacy

3 December 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Discolored teeth are unappealing irrespective of age. Unfortunately, teeth discoloration tends to creep up on people as they age. Below is an overview of teeth discoloration causes in old age, and whether you may be a candidate for bleaching. Causes of Old Age Discoloration Most of the things that can cause dental discoloration in other age groups can also cause the same problem in old age.  However, the following are some of the top causes of dental discoloration in old age. Read More 

Do You Have Sleep Apnea? Look For These Warning Signs

5 November 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Do you suspect that you suffer from sleep apnea? If so, it will help to know the following warning signs so that you can take action to help treat it. Snoring Snoring is not just a condition that disrupts your partner as they try to sleep next to you. It is a sign that you are dealing with sleep apnea. While the occasional snoring may be related to having a cold or some other sinus related issue, you need to be concerned with snoring that happens regularly. Read More 

Do Dental Implants Rotate Or Twist?

10 October 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When you get a dental replacement like dentures or bridges, it's very clear how they're secured where they are. However, with dental implants, you might have some questions about them. For example, while you probably know that they don't come out, could they potentially twist or rotate? Here's what you need to know about this question. How Implants Work There are two main parts to a dental implant - the crown on top, and the implant below. Read More 

How A Dentist Can Restore Your Decaying Teeth

7 September 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Tooth decay affects many people, and it's most often caused by plaque. Plaque is a soft substance that forms on your teeth when bacteria comes into contact with your saliva. The foods you eat can encourage the growth of plaque, especially if you eat a lot of sugary food, since bacteria thrive on sugar. Your dentist will be able to tell you if you're suffering from tooth decay by examining your teeth an taking x-rays to get a clearer view. Read More