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.

Osteopenia: Protect Your Jaw Bones Before Dental Implant Surgery

16 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you want to replace your missing teeth with dental implants but recently discover that you have osteopenia, you may wonder if your condition will affect the stability of the implants. Osteopenia develops when your bones lose density and strength. The condition can place your dental implants at risk for failure if you don't have enough bone tissue to support them. Here's what you should know about osteopenia and what you can do to strengthen your jaw bone. Read More …

Intrinsic And Extrinsic Dental Stains: The Difference Between These Two Common Issues

6 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Are you constantly on the quest to achieve a beautiful, white smile, but can't seem to get rid of those unsightly stains on your teeth? Before you swear off coffee and invest in a pricey new toothbrush, it's important to know that although many stains are caused by food, beverages and tobacco, there are additional causes of stains, and these stains can be more difficult to treat. There are two types of tooth stains, extrinsic and intrinsic, and understanding which type you have will help you achieve the white smile you've always wanted: Read More …

Does Your Child Need A Root Canal? 3 Things Parents Should Know

3 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

It can come as a surprise when your child's dentist recommends that you make an appointment for your child to see an endodontist. Endodontists handle root canal procedures, and normally you wouldn't expect a child to need a root canal procedure. But sometimes children do have tooth problems that require treatment at the root. Take a look at a few things that you should know about your child's tooth and root treatments. Read More …

3 Eco-Friendly New Toothbrushes: Two To Snatch Up And One To Skip

2 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you are always looking into ways to prevent waste being added into landfills and reduce energy usage when you can, then there are two new dental products that you may be interested in. However, only one is really a good option for reducing your carbon footprint, while the other is backed by claims that may not be backed up by science. Here are the three brushes, what they are made of, and which are the best options. Read More …

Amalgam Vs. Resin Composite Fillings: Which Is Right For You?

2 October 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you have a cavity, your dentist will need to remove the decayed part of the tooth and replace it with a filling. There are several types of fillings available, but two of the most common are silver amalgam and resin composite. There are pros and cons to each one, so you'll have to work with your dentist to decide which is right for you. Here are some considerations to keep in mind as you research your decision. Read More …