It seems that almost everywhere you go, there is an advertisement for straight teeth. Whether it be magazines, posters, or television commercials, odds are you have seen an ad for braces recently. Straight teeth are everywhere! They’re so popular it’s sometimes hard to believe we’d want our smile to look any other way. But do we need to straighten our teeth? Straight teeth have more function than just being purely cosmetic.Read More
Life is full of daily stressors. Stress, anger, sleep apnea, acid reflux, and a focusing habit are just some of the causes that can lead to dental trouble. These stressors cause you to clench and grind your teeth as you sleep at night. This condition is known as bruxism, and jaw pain and headaches can arise as a result. Studies show that around 70 percent of the population grinds their teeth to some degree, and roughly 25 percent grind to such an extent as to cause severe dental damage. Those most likely to experience bruxism include smokers, heavy alcohol or caffeine users, and people suffering from depression. An occlusal guard (also known as a nightguard or mouthguard) made by your dentist can help protect your teeth from various types of grinding-related damage.Read More
Regular dental cleaning is also known as prophylaxis treatment, a preventative care treatment.
We strongly recommend having at least two-yearly cleanings, as it’ll help prevent you from getting more severe dental issues.Read More
What is the Dental Implant Placement Process? Here are the common steps for placing the Dental Implant. The initial examination with the dentist/specialist to determine if you are a good candidate for placing an implant. The dentist will examine the patient and collect all the medical and dental history. If an implant is placed after…Read More
What is a Dental Implant? Single Tooth Dental Restoration Despite the advanced dental care available, people can still lose their teeth. The main cause is the following: Tooth decay and advanced periodontal disease, teeth that cannot be salvaged with root canal Injuries, accidents, and blunt trauma When a tooth or more teeth are lost, you…Read More
Whether you’re just beginning to lose your teeth or are an older adult looking to replace the ones you’ve lost, you may have heard about dental implants and dentures. Dental implants have many advantages over traditional dentures, but when it comes down to it, what’s the difference between the two?Read More