Posts Tagged ‘missing teeth’
What Are Bridges In Dentistry?
Dental Bridges are fabricated out of 2 or more dental crowns covering teeth on either side of the missing tooth (there will be a gap present). Dental bridges literally just bridge the gap created my at least one missing tooth but can be multiple missing teeth the dental bridge is replacing. Bridges are made up…Read More
Top Reasons To Say Yes To Dental Implants
Dental implants have slowly become a treatment staple in dentistry and in patient’s lives for over 60 years. In the earliest days of dentistry, patients with lost teeth had limited options that came with drawbacks. Dental implants have given dentists the ability to restore a patient’s smile to a more natural looking and comfortable feeling…Read More
Why Are Early Orthodontic Evaluations Necessary?
In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were gone and permanent teeth were in. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development as well as modern materials have re-evaluated the time for orthodontic treatment to an earlier age. It is now recommended by…Read More
Why Replace A Lost Tooth?
Do you have a missing tooth (or teeth) that need to be replaced? Throughout our lives, teeth can be lost for a variety reasons. They can be lost from tooth decay, periodontal disease, nutritional neglect, and accidents. Missing teeth can compromise your eating habits, speech, health, and appearance. The loss of a front tooth can negatively…Read More
Daily Headaches? Check With Your Dentist
Most of us have had the occasional headache or neck ache. It comes with the stresses of the world we live in. We often overlook our teeth as a possible cause of headaches, but it should not be ruled out. The forces we each use, all day long, day after day, when eating, chewing, and…Read More
What Is Your Dental Age?
We all know someone who does not look their age. Whether it be their hair, lack of wrinkles, or just the way they present themselves. They seem to defy time by staying active and being young at heart. On the other end of the spectrum, there are those who are older than their years. This…Read More
Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants?
Dental Implants have become one of the most popular, and predictable procedures for tooth replacement offered in dentistry. They have been proven to be safe and successful for long term replacement of missing teeth. Dental implants are an artificial tooth root (usually made of titanium) that a periodontist or oral surgeon places into your jaw to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group…Read More