Dental Implants Vs. Dental Bridges

Dental Implants Vs. Dental Bridges

There are many reasons a tooth may have to be extracted: severe decay, infection, or irreparable damage. While pulling a tooth is never ideal, there is good news. Modern dentistry provides several different options for replacing your tooth. Two of the most popular options for replacing a missing tooth (or teeth) are bridges and implants. What is the difference between … Read More

What You Should Know About Throbbing Gum Pain

What you should know about throbbing gum pain

Throbbing gum pain is one of the most uncomfortable oral problems that people face. With no single cause, it can be difficult to diagnose the underlying condition. Gum pain can greatly range in intensity. While some people will experience a mild soreness that goes away within a few hours or days, other people will have chronic pain that can become nearly … Read More

Your Complete Guide to Invisible Braces

Your Complete Guide to Invisible Braces

While braces were at one time a dreaded childhood occurrence, these days many children look forward to having them. This is because the metal bands can be accompanied with colorful bands that make them both fun and fashionable. However, if you are an adult who is considering braces to correct alignment issues, the last thing you might want is for … Read More

Best Gum Disease Treatments

Best Gum Disease Treatments

Going to the dentist and hearing that you have gum disease is likely to raise all sorts of questions for you. One of the primary things you might be thinking about is if there is a way for you to reduce gum disease or get rid of it altogether on your own at home. Below, you’ll find a wealth of information … Read More

Can Your Dentures be Repaired?

You rely on your teeth a great deal during your daily life, but they are often a body part that you probably don’t think about too much beyond brushing and flossing them. You also rely on them to present the best you possible to the world. If you have dentures, you expect them to give you many years of beautiful … Read More

What Treatment is Available for a Chipped Tooth?

If you or a loved one has ever chipped a tooth, you know how traumatic it can be. A chipped tooth is highly noticeable both from the outside and from within your mouth. A chipped tooth usually has very sharp, jagged edges that are painful when you rub your tongue over it. Moreover, chipped teeth typically occur in the front … Read More

The Truth About Teeth Whitening Strips

Teeth whitening strips are a popular method that people use to get that dazzling white smile that everyone desires. Not only are they a cost-effective method of getting a million-dollar smile but teeth whitening strips also have other advantages for busy people. This DIY method means that you can whiten your teeth in the privacy of your own home and … Read More

What You Need to Know About Sedation Dentistry

To say that going to the dentist is an anxiety-fueled event for many people is a significant understatement. These days, though, patients have more options that allow them to relax in the dentist chair. Sedation dentistry has made it possible for dental patients to get the dental care they need without having to worry about the anxiety and pain that … Read More

Bioactive Glass is the Future of Fillings

bioactive glass is he future of fillings

It sounds like the stuff that science fiction is made of. A special kind of glass that can heal teeth by replacing some of the valuable minerals that have been lost because of tooth decay. This isn’t science fiction at all though. In fact, studies are underway in an attempt to deliver this kind of technology as soon as possible … Read More

Your Complete At-Home Guide to Oral Care

at home oral care

Everyone knows the importance of good oral hygiene but what exactly does that mean? Answering that question allows you to be proactive and to take an active role in your health. Here’s what you need to know to establish a good oral routine for sensitive teeth. Brushing In an ideal world, you would carry around your toothbrush and toothpaste in … Read More