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Oct 19

You are probably familiar with dental filling since many people have at least one, but you might not be aware of the different types and how they’re used. Besides ordinary fillings, you can also restore your smile with an inlay or onlay. Read on to learn more about these types of restorations, and when your […]

Oct 19

Gum health is essential to your overall wellbeing. Your gums support your teeth and form a protective barrier that prevents bacteria from getting into the underlying bone. Without proper care, you may suffer from periodontal diseases that can damage your oral health. Poor gum health is also common in those with illnesses like cardiovascular diseases, […]

Oct 19

Have you ever wondered why your dentist calls out numbers to the assistant while checking your teeth? This is periodontal charting, also called probing or periodontal screening, and it is a critical part of your annual dental exam. What is Periodontal Charting? Periodontal charting is the process of measuring pockets – the space between a […]

Oct 19

Most people assume dental braces only serve a cosmetic purpose. Other than aligning your teeth, they have several practical benefits. They make it easier to chew food, improve speech patterns, and reduce grinding or chipping. Also, straighter teeth allow you to brush and floss better because you can reach all the areas where food can […]

Oct 19

Healthy gums are the foundation of a beautiful smile, but many Americans experience symptoms of gum disease at some point in their lives. Traditional methods of treating gum disease can be intimidating, and not many people look forward to visiting a dentist for cleanings. With Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (or LANAP), harmful bacteria are removed […]

Oct 19

Gum disease can have far-reaching effects on your oral health and appearance. However, many individuals develop the condition without knowing it and the initial warning signs such as gum-tissue inflammation and occasional bleeding are ignored. Even if you have these symptoms, don’t give up! When caught early, gum disease can be prevented, and the damage […]

Oct 19

We often don’t think about oral health beyond our teeth, yet nearly half of all adults suffer from some form of gum disease. What most fail to realize is that if gum disease is left untreated, it can negatively impact your oral health resulting in infections, gum recession, and even tooth loss. Your gums are […]

Oct 19

Gum disease is a common problem that can occur very gradually. Aging, brushing too hard, genetics, and any lapse in hygiene habits can get the ball rolling in the wrong direction. It starts with oral bacteria that feed on particles of carbohydrate-rich foods left behind after a meal. The bacteria metabolize carbohydrates and produce plaque […]

Oct 19

If you have crooked teeth, gaps, or bite issues, your dentist may recommend dental braces to straighten to improve dental health and appearance. Braces help straighten crooked or misaligned teeth by gradually shifting them to the correct positions over time. Straight teeth are not only aesthetically pleasing, but they also help you chew properly and […]

Oct 19

It can be challenging to know which orthodontist in your area is the most qualified and experienced. With so many options to choose from, it helps to know what to look for. Here are some essential questions you should ask when searching for an orthodontist. What’s Their Reputation? The best orthodontists should have a solid […]

Oct 19

If you’ve noticed a slight change in your smile or teeth alignment, it may be an indication that your bite has shifted. This condition is known as malocclusion and results from crooked or crowded teeth and misalignment between the lower and upper dental arches. Severe malocclusion can cause speech problems, breathing difficulties, facial changes, bruxism, […]

Oct 19

If you are looking for clear aligners to correct crooked teeth or bite issues, numerous options claim to work effectively, safely, and at a low cost. The possibilities include mail-in aligners that don’t require you to go to the dentist. If you are searching for convenience and affordability, mail-in aligners can be tempting as they […]

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