What Are Implant Supported Dentures?

While a regular denture rests on gum tissues, an implant-supported denture is attached to and supported by dental implants. For individuals that do not have any teeth in their jaw, but still have enough bone density within the jaw to support implants, an implant-supported denture helps them build the smile that they want and deserve.…

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Can Stomach Problems Affect My Teeth?

With advancements in dentistry and a growing emphasis on patient education, there is a greater awareness of the connection between oral and overall health. Thus, it’s no surprise that digestive health can also affect one’s dental health. MouthHealthy reports that frequent stomach upset can cause a gradual wearing away of tooth enamel through a process…

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Invisalign- Your Smile-Straightening Solution

As a tried and true option for shaping up one’s smile, metal braces remain a popular orthodontic treatment for patients of all ages. Yet, most will agree that they are not the most convenient choice, particularly for busy teens and career professionals on the go. Thus, treatment using clear aligner trays has gained momentum, with…

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The Magic of Teeth Whitening with GLO

Though teeth whitening remains at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry, there are an array of methods out there from whitening toothpastes, whitening pens, trays and bleaching. Unfortunately, individual attempts at gaining a brighter smile often lead to disappointment, as many do not obtain the result that they had in mind. This is mostly likely due…

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Do You Experience Dental Anxiety? Sedation Dentistry Can Help

Many individuals continue to avoid dentists like the plague, despite numerous advancements in digital techniques, methods and tools. As a result, dentists have devoted ample time to patient education to help calm patients’ fears concerning treatment. Along with individualized patient care is sedation dentistry, which utilizes varying levels of medication to help patients relax in…

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Halitosis-The War Against Bad Breath

Though few would ever admit it, nearly 50 million Americans experience chronic bad breath. Whether you pop a mint in your mouth, carry mouthwash in your car or give your teeth and tongue a good scrubbing before leaving your house, there’s not much that can be done for chronic bad breath known as Halitosis. Thus,…

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Chipped Tooth

Imagine that you’re crunching on something hard when you discover that a piece of your tooth has broken off. Interestingly, you might not feel any pain. In effect, when a part of a tooth breaks or chips away, it doesn’t always necessitate an emergency trip to the dentist. Even so, if you have a chipped…

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Can Pregnancy Affect Oral Health?

While pregnancy is an exciting time of expectation for families, it brings a multitude of changes, from fluctuating hormonal levels to food aversions, nausea and morning sickness. Notably, these symptoms can negatively impact oral health, even if they subside following the first trimester. Thus, if you are expecting, here’s what you need to know about…

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Implant Supported Dentures

Perhaps you’re familiar with how conventional dentures “fit” on teeth. Generally speaking, they rest on gum tissues and attach to crowned teeth on each side. While traditional methods for replacing missing teeth work for some patients, for those that do not have healthy teeth for dentures to attach to, hopes of having a great smile…

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Family Oriented Dentistry

When it comes to your family’s oral health, what’s best for you might not be what’s best for your children. While a dentist may have all of the qualifications and experience necessary, children benefit from a different approach, one that is gentle and environmentally conscious. What’s more is that children have different dental needs than…

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