If you have lost all of your teeth, then you may want to go through some type of reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction can involve the placement of dental implants, and you will need to speak with a dentist and an oral surgeon to find out how the implant process can be started. The process will involve an evaluation of your mouth. If you have any type of gingivitis or active gum disease, then this will need to be treated first.
23 February 2017
If you are unhappy with your smile, you have options. Whether you have a missing tooth that you want replaced, or you just can't seem to get your teeth white enough, your dentist can help you get a better smile. From dental implant technology that can replace a missing tooth, to dental lumineers that can cover up oddly shaped teeth, you can improve your smile with the help of your dentist.
10 February 2017
A family dentist is necessary for protecting the dental health of children. Unfortunately, many children are afraid of the dentist. Managing this fear requires a careful and studied approach. Here is how just about any parent can manage this problem. The Causes Of Dental Fear In Children Children who are afraid of the dentist are likely afraid due to the pain they have felt at some visits. Often, children have an innate fear of pain that can seriously affect their psychological development.
7 February 2017
Are your teeth less than perfect? Do you need to have one or more teeth replaced with artificial ones? Choosing to have your teeth replaced with better ones can be a life-changing decision for you. Not only will you no longer have to deal with dental pain, you may actually find your health improving. But deciding whether to go with dentures, bridges, or dental implants isn't always an easy choice. To help you make your decision, here are some things that you should know about each type of artificial teeth:
7 February 2017
Crooked and yellow teeth are not the ideal physical attributes for actors looking to get a leading role. Sure, you might land a walk on as an extra on some crime drama, playing a villain or a hobo, but you're not likely to land a major role. Casting directors might find you suitable for a character actor, but if you are interested in leading roles, then you need to fix your teeth.
7 February 2017
Dental implants provide the ultimate way for you to replace missing teeth. They look so natural that even the most trained eye would have a hard time determining if an implant was an artificial tooth or not. However, because dental implants do look so amazingly real, they often come with a hefty price tag. The average cost of a single dental implant can be as high as $4,000 dollars, which is no small sum to many people.
5 December 2016
Chipping a tooth often happens with no warning. You're eating food, when all of the sudden you feel a crunch and then a crack, and you realize that you have chipped your tooth. A chipped tooth can happen at any time and to anybody, no matter how young or old you are. It doesn't just happen when playing a sport or biting on pen caps, but often happens when eating food.
1 December 2016
Are you a parent who is leery about your child getting x-rays performed as part of their dental care? Perhaps you are concerned because x-rays utilize radiation. The following are a few things you need to understand about dental x-rays, and hopefully, these things will put your concerns at ease. There are different types of x-ray technology. If radiation exposure is your primary concern, you should aim to be an informed parent by inquiring with your child's pediatric dentist about the type of x-ray technology they use.
16 November 2016
If you suspect that your child has a short frenulum, which is commonly called tongue-tie, you may be concerned that your baby will not be able to nurse properly or that they will develop speech problems. Tongue-tie is indicated by an unusually short frenulum—the membrane that connects the baby's tongue to the floor of his or her mouth. Some babies with a short frenulum can nurse without a problem. However, others have a difficult time latching onto the breast securely.
27 October 2016
If you have to get braces or aligners as an adult, then this may make you feel self-conscious. Traditional braces and aligners often make your teeth and poor alignment stick out like a sore thumb. Therefore, clear aligners are often recommended as an alternative. Clear aligners are transparent; therefore, they blend in with the color of your natural teeth and they are almost unnoticeable when you are smiling. Much like braces, clear aligners can result in soreness after they are installed.
7 October 2016