Rebuilding Your Smile for the Future

A dental prosthetic shouldn’t be just a patch job. The role of a dental prosthetic is to replace a missing tooth. You don’t want that replacement to breakdown or move out of alignment after it has been placed. Then you’ll face the same issues you did before the prosthetic. Instead, you want a dental prosthetic that rebuilds your smile for the future. Your dental prosthetic should be made to last. Dental implants do just that. Implants are surgically placed in your jawbone, giving you stability and functionality for decades to come. It’s time to rebuild your smile now. (more…)

Is Your Child Struggling with Cavities?

Your child’s baby teeth will eventually fall out and be replaced by adult teeth, but it’s still important to preserve the health of these teeth. The oral care habits your child builds now can affect them later in life. Plus, your child’s teeth may be revealing things about their genetic makeup. If your child may be predisposed to developing cavities, or they may be failing to thoroughly brush their teeth. If your child is struggling with cavities, you can take action. Here’s what you can do to help them keep their teeth clean and healthy. (more…)

Are You Planning on Using Your Dental Benefits?

If you have a dental insurance plan, you’re entitled to certain benefits that expire on a yearly basis. That means that the benefits that you don’t use may go away. Whether you pay for dental insurance directly or it’s part of your benefits package at work, you’ve already paid for your dental benefits in some capacity. Not only is it a financially sound move, but it’s also in the best interest of your oral health. If you haven’t scheduled your biannual checkup yet, make sure you do so before the end of the year. You should also take care of any outstanding dental treatments before your benefits expire. (more…)

Get Your Teeth in Shape for Cosmetic Treatment

If you want a beautiful, bright, straight smile, cosmetic dentistry can be a huge help. Simple cosmetic treatments can give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of, but you need to make sure that your teeth are ready first. Your teeth need to be healthy before they can receive cosmetic treatment. All of the whitening and contouring in the world won’t help if you’re suffering from cavities and decay. Talk to your dentist about the health of your teeth and what restorative treatments you might need to get them ready for a cosmetic upgrade. (more…)

Dental Implants Adapt to Your Oral Anatomy

Tooth loss can be a very discouraging experience. When you lose one or more of your natural teeth, you may feel self conscious, but you also may feel defeated. If you are dealing with tooth loss, you should know that the negative experience doesn’t have to last. There are dental prosthetic options that allow you to recover from tooth loss and enjoy a healthy smile again. Dental implants are strong and secure. These prosthetics will actually adapt to your oral anatomy and become part of the structure of your jaw. It’s time to move past your tooth loss. (more…)

Get Your Kids in the Habit of Visiting the Dentist

The habits that your children establish early on can often stick with them for life. That can seem a little scary, but it also creates an opportunity for you as a parent. By helping your children make positive choices now, you not only give them a bright present, but a bright future as well. One habit that is important to establish at an early age is regular dental visits. Everyone should be visiting their dentist once every six months for preventive care. By getting your child on this type of schedule now, you can help them take good care of their teeth throughout their lifetime. (more…)

Detect Problems Faster with Dental Appointments

Preventive dentistry appointments are invaluable to your oral health. It may be easy to underestimate these visits because they aren’t made to address a specific problem. Their value comes from the fact that they can prevent problems. Choosing a dentist that utilizes modern technology can give you an even bigger leg up on the bacteria that cause harm to your teeth. When your dentist implements these helpful tools, they can detect problems faster than they would otherwise be able to. It’s time to up your cavity-prevention game. (more…)

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