Posts Tagged ‘dentistry’
Dental Tips To Enjoy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and loved ones to get together and enjoy a hearty meal. It is also a time that can be dangerous for your dental health. This is because a lot of what we eat during this time can be hazardous to our dental health. This can include stuffing, sugary treats…Read More
What Are Bite Appliances Used For?
Modern dentistry has evolved from the days of just a simple nightguard for grinders. A well trained dentist can treat a number of issues that were not even considered even 15 years ago. Bite appliances can be utilized in treatment of, the combination of clenching and bruxing, obstructive sleep apnea, TMJ pain, and sports mouthguards.…Read More
Coping With Dental Phobia And Dental Anxiety
For people who suffer with dental phobia or anxiety, a visit to the dentist is an anxiety inducing event. Even the thought of dental appointments can be frightening for individuals with dental phobia. Almost 35 million Americans suffer from dental phobia and dental anxiety so severe, that they avoid dental care altogether. This is troubling…Read More
Tongue Tied? Frenectomy Could Be The Answer
Frenectomy – is the removal of a frenulum (small fold of tissue that prevents an organ in the body from moving too far). It can refer to frenula in several places on the human body. In dentistry, this procedure is routinely done for orthodontic purposes but can also be done for other functional reasons. Types Of Frenectomy…Read More
Bruxism And The BruxZir Porcelain Crown
Bruxism (also called teeth grinding) – is the habitual, involuntary grinding or clenching of your teeth, usually during sleep, but can also occur during the day. The cause of bruxism is unknown but it is often associated with anger, tension, fear, frustration, and stress. Many people go through periods in their lives where they grind…Read More
Dental Implants – What Can Go Wrong?
Dental implants in dentistry have become a highly successful dental procedure. Most studies show that dental implants have a success rate of around 96-98% when placed properly. Dental implants have become a highly reliable procedure for the replacement of lost teeth. This means, almost all patients who undergo the procedure for dental implants with a highly…Read More
All On 4 Dental Implants
Dental implants have altered the face of dentistry over the last 20 years for patients and dentists alike. They have been nothing less than a miracle in the replacement of lost teeth whether it be a single tooth, multiple teeth, or as an anchor for a denture. As the technology has matured, new dental technology advancements…Read More