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Do you make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to check on your oral health? Learn why dental visits are so important.

New Applications For Invisalign And Why It Makes Sense

8 February 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Invisalign braces are comprised of clear plastic. You can pop them in and out as needed to eat and brush your teeth, and you clean the braces in a dental cup with a fizzy tablet. They have been in use as braces for some time now, but recently, orthodontists have been using them in a couple of different ways. Check out how the braces are being used now, and why it makes sense. Read More …

Expect Your Dentist To Delay A Veneer Appointment If These Issues Are Present

17 January 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can dramatically change the look of your teeth and help to turn you from someone who seldom smiles into someone who is happy to show off his or her pearly whites. Getting dental veneers takes two appointments, but you can visit your dentist for an initial consultation to learn about this procedure and get the process started. In some cases, your dentist may not immediately move forward with the veneers if other issues are present in your mouth — especially if they're affecting the teeth or gums around your area of focus. Read More …

Does Sugar Really Cause Cavities?

18 December 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Sugar has been badmouthed for many years, but one look at store shelves shows it still to be incredibly popular with consumers. Dental experts have been warning people about the ill effects of sugar on dental health for a long time but you may be wondering if sugar really has all that much to do with cavities. Read on to find out more about what does cause cavities and how to prevent it from happening in your mouth. Read More …

How Your Diuretic Medication Can Affect Your Implants

7 November 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you have high blood pressure, your physician may have recommended that you take medications known as diuretics. Also referred to as "water pills." diuretics can lead to significant side effects. Some of these side effects can affect your oral cavity, and may even cause problems with your dental implants. Here are some ways diuretics can affect your mouth and what you can do about them: Dry Mouth Because diuretic medication promotes frequent urination, you may become dehydrated. Read More …

What Patients Need To Know About Root Canal Treatments

13 October 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

As dental procedures go, the root canal treatment is one that has among the most tilted public reputations, despite the fact that it's often the very last line of defense in trying to keep a person's natural tooth. Advances in recent years have made the root canal significantly more comfortable to get, but it's important for patients to understand what the operation is about before making any decisions. What Is Being Treated? Read More …