A Closer Look at Dentures and Dental Implants

A missing tooth not only mars the beauty of your smile, it will hinder your smile’s function. Missing teeth will affect your bite, which in turn can make it more difficult to speak and eat. Your family dentist may recommend dentures or dental implants to restore your smile. Dental implants are made up of a… Read more »

The Pros And Cons Of The Different Types Of Fillings

A cavity forms when acids produced by plaque bacteria create a hole in the tooth. It is important to treat this decay as soon as possible to prevent it from growing and causing additional dental health problems. After the decay is drilled from the tooth, a filling will be placed. But what kind of filling… Read more »

My Kids Grind Their Teeth. What Do I Do?

Do you hear your child grinding their teeth while they sleep? Are you afraid they are causing damage to their teeth and jaw? Ask your dentist if you have any concerns over your children’s bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching), but here is a brief overview about why kids have bruxism and what should be done…. Read more »

5 Dental Terms for You to Know

Do you ever find yourself at a loss when the dentist is talking about terms that you don’t understand? Here are five basic terms to familiarize yourself with the dental lingo.   Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease is another term for gum disease, or inflammation and irritation of the gums. Ranging from mild gingivitis to severe… Read more »