4 Things That May Slow Healing After Dental Implant Surgery

2 March 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

While recovery from dental implant surgery is commonly uneventful, there are a number of things that may heighten your risk for delayed healing after your procedure. In addition to not adhering to the dentist's post-procedure instructions, other factors such as pre-existing medical conditions and certain nutritional deficiencies can lead to slowed healing. Here are four things that can complicate healing after undergoing dental implant surgery and what you can do about them: Read More 

Invisalign Versus Braces: Which Is Better for Sports Players, Crowded Teeth, and Overbites?

13 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you have a child or teenager who needs to have their teeth straightened, then you are likely tackling the same dilemma many parents have now during this time—should you have your child's teeth straightened with Invisalign braces or traditional metal braces? While no two mouths are alike, and while your child's orthodontist will help you make the final decision, as a parent you may have questions about the choice and want answers now. Read More 

3 Tips for Eating with Your New Dentures

12 September 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Getting dentures can be a big relief if you've been dealing with bad teeth for a while. You'll get rid of infected teeth, clear up any gum infection, restore your bright, even smile, and even get a mini-facelift from the support that the new dentures give your face. However, you'll also have an adjustment period. It can be tough to get used to taking your teeth in and out, talking, and smiling while wearing false teeth, and it can be especially difficult to get used to eating with your new dentures. Read More 

New College Students: Starting Off Right With The Freshman 5 Of Dental Care

18 July 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

As students attend their first year of college, one of the main concerns may be the Freshman 15. This is a classic phrase used to describe the weight that someone gains during their first year in college. A lot of this weight is attributed to a change in lifestyle and diet. Along with being concerned about your diet, it's important to consider the state of your oral hygiene. As you plan to attend college, you can follow a regimen unofficially referred to as the Freshman 5. Read More 

4 Options For Restoration After A Root Canal

20 May 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you need a root canal to deal with infection and inflammation of the pulp in a tooth, then you will have to consider how you will want to restore the tooth after the root canal. Because root canal procedures often require the removal of a large amount of your tooth, your options for restoration may be limited, but you should ask your dentist about the following restoration methods and whether they are appropriate for you. Read More