Month: June 2016

3D Digital Impressions for High-Tech Restorations

Today’s dental restorations are specifically designed for your unique needs, meaning your dental crown or bridge will be designed to mimic your natural teeth and oral structures. To accomplish the realism necessary to restore your smile, your dentist will need to take impressions of your teeth and dental ridges to guide your restoration’s design. While… Read more »

Your Dentist’s Tips to Beat Bad Breath

Breath mints, breath strips, breath spray, mouthwash, sugarless chewing gum – other than brushing and flossing your teeth, these are among the most popular methods of freshening bad breath on a moment’s notice. Unfortunately, they’re not always as effective as you might wish, depending on the cause of your persistently bad breath. Most often, bad… Read more »

What You Should Know About Tooth Loss

Knowing the pros and cons of your teeth replacement options can help you choose a set of replacement teeth that most closely mimics your natural ones. Dental implants, which are small prosthetic roots that are surgically inserted into the jawbone, are the only devices that can replace the roots of missing teeth, no matter how… Read more »

Key Preventive Care for Your Smile this Summer

Whatever your summer plans might entail, whether they involve exotic vacations or laidback evenings spent at your own home, it is important that you include diligent dental hygiene routine as part of your summer schedule. Otherwise your smile could suffer from cavities, gum disease and other oral health concerns. Fortunately, preventive dentistry is simpler than… Read more »

Could Your Tooth Use a Dental Crown?

Your teeth are strong (in fact, they’re the strongest parts of your body), but they can sustain damage or become infected with tooth decay under the right circumstances. Because they are not impervious, compromised teeth often rely on the protective strength of a dental crown to continue functioning properly. There are several reasons why your… Read more »