If you struggle with snoring, or have a partner or family member who does, don’t fret: you are not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 90 million Americans deal with snoring.Read More
Dentists occupy a unique position in society; they provide a service that is extremely beneficial to your health and long-term happiness, and yet many people hesitate to visit them as often as they should. For some people, it seems like an inconvenience they can feel free to push off. Others are downright afraid of the dentist, which has led to caricatures like Steve Martin’s sadistic, pain-loving dentist in Little Shop of Horrors (note: no real dentist is actually like this!).Read More
Getting a dental implant to replace one or more missing teeth is a smart and effective solution. But now that you’ve gotten the implant put in, how do you make sure it stays in good shape? With proper care and maintenance, your dental implant can last you the rest of your life. Here are some tips to help you keep that dental implant for good:Read More
When you think of cosmetic procedures, you may conjure up images of Hollywood celebrities and plastic surgery. But cosmetic dentistry is a field that is growing, with all kinds of new ways to increase and boost up your smile. And considering a person’s smile is the second most important attraction feature, it’s a good idea to have a good-looking grin!
Here are some of the ways cosmetic dentistry can give you a prettier smile:Read More
Gum disease is one of the most prevalent conditions in the United States today. A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that nearly half of all American adults suffer from periodontal disease.Read More
If you’ve been dealing with gum disease for long, you know it can be extremely hard on your teeth and gums. Depending on the severity of the disease, which ranges from a mild form known as gingivitis to the more severe form periodontitis. Between the two, there are a number of side effects you may be forced to live with. Tooth loss is a common result of advanced periodontitis. If you have reached this stage of gum disease, you may be wondering if dental implants are a good solution for you.
A dental implant is basically a synthetic tooth root that is surgically placed into the jawbone. This root is typically made of titanium, which is used often in hip and knee replacements, and is compatible with human bone. After the implant is inserted, a replacement tooth is attached. The tooth can be either permanent or removable, depending on preference.Read More