What To Expect When Getting Dental Bridges

If you have lost a tooth due to an accident or a dental extraction, you have likely talked to a dentist about your options for tooth replacement. Among the available options are dental bridges. Dental bridges are a permanent alternative to partial dentures, and many people prefer bridges because they don't require the routine application of denture adhesive. Bridges are also more inexpensive and less invasive than dental implants. Before you undergo the treatment required to have a dental bridge installed, you should know what to expect. Read More 

3 Factors To Consider When Deciding Between A Dental Implant Or A Bridge To Replace Your Missing Tooth

A missing tooth can be a source of embarrassment, especially if it's in a highly visible location. However, a missing tooth isn't only a cosmetic problem — it can significantly impact your oral health. The empty socket acts as a space in which food particles and bacteria can hide, contributing to future gum disease. Replacing your missing tooth is important to protect your gums and the rest of your teeth. Read More 

Dental Care Tips For Older Adults

As you grow older and approach retirement age, you may see more and more of your peers having to get dentures or implants to replace their natural teeth. You don't want this to be your fate — but are there really ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy into old age? Yes there are! While the care you gave your teeth when you were younger surely plays a role, there are plenty of things you can do now to preserve your dental health, too. Read More 

3 Things To Understand Before Getting Invisalign

Choosing Invisalign as a method for straightening your teeth is a great choice whether you are young or old, and it is becoming a very popular option due to the invisible nature of the aligners used for straightening teeth. If this is something you are planning on getting for your teeth, there are three important things you should understand before you get the aligners to begin treatment. The Aligners Can be Tricky to Remove Read More 

Calculus: Getting Familiar With Calcium Buildup On Your Teeth

Take a look at the gum line inside a healthy mouth and you will see nice, healthy-looking gums that enclose nicely around the base of each tooth. If you see a white buildup at the gum line at the base of your teeth, what you are seeing is something referred to as calculus. Calculus is a collection of calcium deposits that happens because of improper oral hygiene. Take a look at some of the questions you probably have about calculus, how it can be removed, and what to expect at the dentist during removal. Read More