Cosmetic Dentistry: Simple Steps To Finding The Right Pro For You
21 October 2016
When celebrities flash their pearly whites, those mega-watt smiles are often due to cosmetic dentistry. Dental implants, veneers, and in-office whitening all take not-so-great smiles to the next level. If you want to join the ranks of the paparazzi-ready, find a cosmetic dentist who meets your needs. Check out these simple steps for connecting with a dentist who's right for you.
List Your Needs
Do you want a whiter smile? Is that it?
What Is Tooth Resorption?
21 October 2016
Nearly everyone knows that cavities are a threat to the health of teeth, but you might be surprised to learn that there's another way teeth can be broken down. This disorder is called tooth resorption, and it can happen to anyone, regardless of their oral hygiene. Read on to learn more about tooth resorption, how it happens, and how it's treated.
Unrelated To Oral Hygiene
Tooth resorption is a process that's completely unrelated to your oral hygiene.
A Few Procedures You May Require Before Getting Dental Implants
4 October 2016
If you are missing some teeth and considering having dental implants, your dentist may require you have work done to your jaw bone or sinus area before the implants can be started. One of the most common problems is not having enough bone to hold the titanium posts securely in place. Another issue is not having a high enough bone before the sinuses in your cheek area. There are procedures that can be done to rectify these issues that results in roughly 95 percent of all implant procedures succeeding.
14 September 2016
The idea of a bone graft may sound quite scary, but you may need one for your oral health. Fortunately, these grafts are now often done on an outpatient basis and can help restore your smile. If your dentist recommends one, you need to know what the procedure entails.
Unfortunately, once you lose a tooth, you start to lose bone. Your jaw only stays fully intact if your teeth remain in place and are engaged in frequent chewing.