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2 Ways To Protect Your Dental Implant

If you have lost a tooth, your dentist may suggest a dental implant to replace it. A dental implant is a dental application that includes a rod or screw that is surgically positioned in your jawbone at the site of the lost tooth. Once the implant has been placed, it connects to the bone of your jaw over the next few months. This fusion process, which is termed osseointegration, helps ensure that the dental implant is secure and will not move about. Read More 

Tips For Keeping Your Teeth While While Smoking

If you are a smoker, you likely know that there is an increased risk of your teeth yellowing. This could be a problem because it could cause you to be less confident. It could also result in people finding you less attractive, which could make it more difficult for you to get a job. Here are some tips for keeping your teeth despite smoking. 1. Brush With Extra-Abrasive Toothpaste Your first step is to brush with extra-abrasive toothpaste twice a day. Read More 

Have A Tooth With Abscess In It? Know The Dangers And Treatment Options

When someone needs dental work done, it is common to put it off because they are afraid of going to the dentist. Unfortunately, putting off important dental work can lead to complications that will only make the problem worse. This is especially true when it comes to treating an abscessed tooth. By knowing the dangers of having an abscessed tooth and the possible treatment options, you will be motivated to have the tooth looked at by a dentist to catch the problem early on. Read More 

Can a Cosmetic Dentist Fix Tetracycline-Related Teeth Discoloration?

If your teeth are stained with dark, bluish bands that never seem to whiten, you may be a victim of childhood tetracycline staining. Tetracyclines are a family of antibiotics prescribed for a variety of illnesses, but they are no longer recommended for use in children because of their effect on developing teeth. Tetracycline stains are typically deeply ingrained in the minerals of your teeth and can be very difficult to remove by conventional whitening methods, but you do still have options to minimize or hide the discoloration through cosmetic dentistry. Read More 

Answers About Getting Dental Crowns

Are you in need of having some dental crowns put on your teeth? Are you a bit nervous about going in to have it done? Have you not had the chance to go over everything with your dentist yet? If you answered yes to the above questions, then you more than likely have some questions about dental crowns, the process for them being put on and what you can expect. Below, you will find the answers to a lot of the questions people tend to have about dental crowns. Read More