Category: Tooth Loss

An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

Did your mom, dad, grandma, or grandpa ever use that phrase? It’s a very true phrase, especially when it comes to taking care of your teeth. What it means is that if you take some precautions now to prevent a crisis, it will save you so much angst in the future. In other words, by… Read more »

Dental Bridges, Another Option For Missing Teeth

All the care that we give our teeth–both home hygiene, and our biannual dental appointments–are to keep our teeth healthy and strong for as long as we can so we never need to replace them. If we don’t protect our teeth from harmful bacterial plaque which can lead to decay, gingivitis, and periodontitis we may… Read more »

Full Dentures Vs Dental Implants

When you’re missing teeth, be it a few, many, or all of them, the important thing is to replace them. Today, there are several treatments available to replace lost teeth. There are partial dentures, full dentures, bridges, and implants. While a dental bridge can be used to replace one or a few missing teeth in… 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 »

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 »

All You Ever Wanted To Know About Implants: Installment #2

A dental implant procedure is a complex, surgical procedure, and therefore can be scary for many people, especially if you have dental anxiety. However, with today’s technology, implant placement doesn’t have to be scary, and it is the most long-term and stable dental treatment available for replacing a tooth. Today we will address more questions… Read more »

Interesting Facts About Tooth Loss

The loss of one or more permanent teeth can be a devastating blow to your oral health, and though it happens quite often, losing adult teeth is not natural. Most people may not need prompting to replace a lost tooth, especially if it’s noticeable, but not everyone realizes the importance of maintaining a mouth full… Read more »

Do You Want A Dental Bridge?

If you have decided that you think a dental bridge is best for your smile, we are happy you have been looking into tooth replacement solutions. Replacing missing teeth is extremely important after tooth loss because it protects your smile in many ways, from safeguarding alignment to promoting effective dental hygiene. However, when we talk… Read more »

Restore Your Smile: Dental Bridge Q&A

Have you been wondering what you can do about the opening in your smile? For patients dealing with one missing tooth or up to three consecutive missing teeth, we offer dental bridges so you may achieve a complete, beautiful smile. You may think to yourself, “Yes, I have heard about bridges, but I’m not sure about… Read more »

Gum Disease and Your Cardiovascular Health

Periodontal disease can severely damage your smile, leading to receding gums, tooth loss, bone recession, and even a changed jaw structure. As if all of these concerns are not enough, scientists have discovered another reason to seek treatment for gum disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, if you have periodontitis, you are twice… Read more »