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Replacing Three Teeth

Replacing Three Teeth What Are My Best Options if I Need to Replace Three Teeth? People have missing teeth for various reasons. Some cases are genetic, and people are simply lacking teeth in areas of their mouth. The adult teeth never grew after losing baby teeth. Others have lost teeth over gum disease, accidents, cavities,… Continue reading Replacing Three Teeth

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease is a disease of the gums and tissue around your teeth. It affects people of all ages and can result in bone loss and tooth loss, if untreated. The best way to tackle this issue is to visit your dentist on a regular basis, while following his guidelines. The Cause Plaque… Continue reading Periodontal Disease

Crowns

Crowns So You Need a Crown? In dentistry, the caps placed over your teeth are referred to as crowns. While most crowns are placed in the mouth to restore a tooth to its original and proper function, shape, and size, some crowns are placed cosmetically. Your dentist will be able to tell you in a… Continue reading Crowns

Dental Implants

Dental Implants Should I Get Dental Implants? There is a great deal of buzz in the dental world right now about implants. Some dentists claim they can do them in one day, others say it requires a long process. What are implants? What are they for and do I need them? Missing teeth can cause many… Continue reading Dental Implants

Tooth Extraction Post-Op

Bridges Post-Op Following a Tooth Extraction Tooth extractions occur for a number of reasons. Maybe the tooth decay appeared too advanced to save the tooth, and the doctor feared for the bone. Perhaps, your gum disease spread at such a rate that the integrity of the tooth was compromised. Sometimes, trauma happens and causes the… Continue reading Tooth Extraction Post-Op

Bridges

Bridges Bridge the Gap In the dental world, bridges refer to replacement teeth that take the place of missing teeth. Specifically, these structures fill in the space where the missing teeth once resided. Bridges aid in keeping the original shape of your face, as well as protect your teeth from shifting. Qualifications Missing teeth can… Continue reading Bridges

What To Know In Treating Your Wisdom Teeth

What to Know in Treating Your Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth derive their catchy name from the time period that they develop in a person’s mouth. They are the third set of molars, coming in right behind the second, not always breaking through the gums, and they usually appear at the end of a person’s adolescent… Continue reading What To Know In Treating Your Wisdom Teeth

Mind The Gap: The Damage of Missing Adult Teeth

Mind The Gap: The Damage of Missing Adult Teeth When you’re a dentist (or a dental patient), the word “bridge” can mean a lot of different things, but usually the first to come to mind is a structure containing replacement teeth to fill areas where real ones used to be. Bridges help keep your teeth… Continue reading Mind The Gap: The Damage of Missing Adult Teeth

5 Tips for Better Oral Health During Pregnancy

5 Tips for Better Oral Health During Pregnancy Pregnancy changes your body in so many ways. As your baby grows, you may notice some pretty serious changes in your mouth, especially. Along with your ever-growing baby bump, you may find that your teeth, gums and mouth become vulnerable to major dental problems. Leaving them to… Continue reading 5 Tips for Better Oral Health During Pregnancy

Beneath the Surface: The Dangers of Periodontal Disease

After a hot pizza and a couple of sugary sodas, the inside of your mouth can be a pretty unpleasant place, but even that kind of day is no match for periodontal disease. This insidious condition affects…Continue Reading