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Oct 19

Tooth positioning affects the appeal of your smile, dental function, and overall oral health. Malocclusion occurs when your teeth are not well aligned with adjacent teeth in the same arch or with teeth on the opposing jaw when you close your mouth. If left untreated, it puts you at risk for other oral health problems […]

Oct 19

Orthodontic treatment has been practiced for ages. Egyptian mummies used metal bands wrapped around their teeth to perfect their smiles. Fortunately, we now have many options for improving alignment and advanced materials that are safe and effective. From traditional braces to clear aligners, overcrowded, crooked teeth and jaw alignment can be corrected and provide numerous benefits to […]

Oct 19

Orthodontic care is a crucial part of maintaining the health, beauty, and function of your smile. Besides the aesthetic concerns, crooked teeth are more challenging to keep clean. This can increase your risk of developing cavities and gum disease. A proper bite and straighter teeth can have many positive many benefits, along with improved oral […]

Oct 19

Orthodontics is a critical field of dentistry for both the beauty and health of the smile. Misaligned teeth create areas that are difficult to reach with your toothbrush, so tooth decay and gum disease are much more likely to develop. Teeth that are on aligned properly also present problems regarding biting and chewing food, which […]

Oct 19

Tooth loss does more than impact the appeal of your smile, especially if you lose your front tooth. It affects your ability to eat and chew properly, as well as how you communicate. It may also lead to confidence issues and low self-esteem. Missing teeth can lead to a myriad of problems if left untreated. […]

Oct 19

Good oral health is crucial for a beautiful smile and overall well-being. Restorative dentistry can correct tooth decay, fractures, cracks, and tooth loss and improve your overall health as well. It also prevents further damage that can result in more extensive and costly procedures. Types of Dental Restorations Dental restorations come in various forms and […]

Oct 19

Dental imperfections like fractures, discolorations, and even gaps can negatively affect the appeal of your smile. Fortunately, you can correct dental problems with restorations like crowns. Dental crowns are custom caps that fit over your teeth to repair damage. Crowns restore the shape and size of your teeth, protect them from further damage, and enhance […]

Oct 19

Missing a tooth or a few teeth is not only unhealthy for your mouth – it can also impact your overall health as well as self-esteem. If you happen to have some missing teeth, there is no cause to feel ashamed. Tooth loss is a common problem that affects millions of people across the world. Nearly 70% […]

Oct 19

Dental implants are growing in popularity every year and many are requesting them over traditional dentures and bridges. A dental implant replaces the entire tooth from root to crown with a permanent restoration that looks and feels natural. Your Initial Evaluation In the initial consultation and planning stages, your dental surgeon will inspect the area […]

Oct 19

The Greek meaning of endodontics (“endo” means inside, and “odont” means tooth) translates to “inside the tooth.” Endodontic problems may result in any situation where the inside of the tooth has been diseased or injured. When tooth decay goes untreated for too long, it can reach the pulp of the tooth. This is when it […]

Oct 19

Many people take a simple dental function like being able to bite and chew for granted. But when you have missing teeth that prevent you from doing these simple and essential things, you quickly realize how important it is to have a healthy smile. Among the options available for tooth replacement is a relatively new […]

Oct 19

Metal was once the most commonly used dental material used to fill cavities and repair damage. However, amalgam fillings are less popular than they used to be for a variety of reasons. If you currently have fillings that contain amalgam, you may have been told you should have them removed and replaced with newer composites. […]

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