Month: February 2017

What To Expect After Dental Implant Surgery: Installment #3

Are you surprised that there are three installments regarding what to expect after dental implant surgery? Well, we just like to be thorough. So, there may even be a fourth! If you know what to expect before, during, and after any dental treatment, it can help relieve your anxiety, and make you more confident about… Read more »

What To Expect After Dental Implant Surgery: Installment #2

The thought of dental implant surgery can be intimidating if not a bit scary. However, here at Dr. Huffstutler’s dental practice, your comfort and safety are our number one priority. That’s why we like for you to know everything that you should expect before and after implant surgery. Some things are simply common sense, but… Read more »

What To Expect After Dental Implant Surgery: Installment #1

If you are scheduled to have a dental implant placed, you may be wondering what to expect afterwards.  Are you going to be in pain? Will there be bleeding and/or swelling? Can you resume regular activities? These are all excellent questions. After all, it is surgery. In today’s blog, we will discuss what to expect… Read more »

Don’t End Up With A Mouth Full Of Crooked Teeth

If you have a gap in your smile due to a missing tooth, you will want to replace that tooth as soon as possible. When you leave a space between your teeth, your nearby remaining teeth will try to shift to fill that space. Although your teeth are anchored into your jawbone by their roots,… Read more »

Why You Might Need A Metal Or PFM Crown

The reason for crown treatment is not only for esthetics, but it is to save the root of your tooth. Your roots are important to the health and integrity of your jawbone which in turn is important to your overall dental health. The pressure created by biting or chewing stimulates a flow of nutrients to… Read more »

The Veneer Makeover

Porcelain veneers have been the treatment of choice for celebrities, politicians, and the like for decades. That’s because veneers can correct several cosmetic issues at one time providing you with a complete smile makeover with only one procedure. If your smile is marred by more than one cosmetic imperfection, dental veneers may be the right… Read more »

Partial Denture Vs A Dental Bridge

One or more missing teeth can present more serious problems than just a missing tooth when you smile. Even one missing tooth when you smile is a big deal, especially if it is an anterior tooth. People notice your smile first and make many assumptions based on its health and esthetics. Therefore, when you’re missing… Read more »

Implant History: A Quiz

Dental implants have been around much longer than you imagine, but modern implants were only recently discovered (in the larger scheme of things). How much do you know about implants? We are guessing that you will find the bits of information you’ll learn in our implant history quiz quite interesting, if not downright shocking!

Will Invisalign Work For You?

Invisalign clear braces are a revolutionary new way to straighten teeth. The days of wire brackets that are glued to your teeth and tightened with arch wires is gone…at least for some people. Invisalign braces are clear aligners that were developed because they are faster, easier, more comfortable, and inconspicuous, so they are perfect for… Read more »

EAT (It’s Not About Food)

Eating disorders can affect your oral health and, of course, your overall health as well. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, more than 10 million Americans are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating, and teenagers and young adult women are affected the most. A person’s oral health can… Read more »