A dental bridge is one type of prosthetic that can replace missing teeth. There is also the implant–a surgical procedure that places a small titanium post into your jawbone. Then there are partial and full dentures. So, when it comes to missing teeth, you have options to replace them. However, each option has specific modalities…. Read more »
How Much Do You Know About Porcelain Veneers?
Do you know someone with porcelain veneers? Are you considering them yourself? Perhaps you admire a friend’s veneers but aren’t sure what the procedure entails. Make an informed decision by knowing all the facts. Test your knowledge of dental veneers before making your final decision, by taking our fun quiz below.
What To Expect When Getting A Partial Denture
Removable partial dentures consist of a pink, plastic base that blends in with your gums. Attached to the base are replacement teeth. The cool thing about partial dentures is that you can have teeth missing in different parts of your mouth, as long as they are on the same dental ridge, and your partial can… Read more »
What To Expect After Dental Implant Surgery: Final Installment!
We wrote these four blogs because it is our intention that your recovery after dental implant surgery be as smooth, comfortable, and pleasant as possible. It is always best to know ahead of time what to expect and how you should handle it. For instance, if you were told there should be absolutely no pain,… Read more »
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 »