3 Reasons Why Dental Implant Complications Can Happen

Dental implants have been very successful at replacing missing teeth since the 1970s, with a 98% success rate to prove it. Successful surgeries result in an implant that is a permanent fixture of the mouth due to the titanium that forms a bond with the jawbone. While it is rare, complications can happen that involve the implant breaking and needing to be removed. Here are 3 reasons these complications can happen. Read More 

Using A Porcelain Inlay Or Onlay Instead Of A Crown

If you have an area on the biting surface of one of your teeth where decay was present, and it is currently covered with a filling that needs to be removed due to aging, your dentist may recommend having a crown placed over the area. Some dentists use the process of placing an inlay or onlay over the area instead. It is risky to place another filling over an area on a tooth with substantial decay, as the removal of the old filling often takes additional portions of the original tooth with it. Read More 

4 Ways To Help Your Child Feel Comfortable About A First Dental Visit

If you are the parent of a child who feels nervous or anxious about receiving dental services for the first time, you may not know how to make your child feel at ease. Children often see dental visits depicted as painful events on cartoons. In addition, if your little one has not visited a dentist before, he or she may simply be afraid of the unknown. Here are a few ways to help your child feel comfortable with visiting a dentist for the first time: Read More 

2 Non-Metallic Types Of Subtle Braces For Adults

If you needed braces as a teenager, but you were never able to get it, it is not too late to benefit from braces now. In addition, you may have developed the need for braces as the health of your teeth or your jaw strength changed. Fortunately, the stigma about adults in braces seems to have diminished or disappeared entirely in recent years, possibly due to the advances in orthodontia that are now available. Read More 

4 Ways To Snack And Sip Your Way To Improved Oral Health

Regular oral hygiene and visits to the dentist help to ensure that you are on the right track to protect your oral health. You can also take small steps in your daily life to benefit your teeth and gums. Here are four ways to snack and sip your way to better oral health. Drink green tea instead of coffee. Coffee gives you a great caffeinated boost, but the acids and sugars associated with coffee can leave your teeth at risk for developing plaque. Read More