Therapy for Damaged Root Canals

Even if you’ve never had the procedure done before, you’ve probably heard of a “root canal” before. While this is the shorthand term for this treatment, a root canal is not an action, but rather the part of your tooth that needs the treatment. Root Canal Therapy treats tooth root canals that have been seriously infected by bacteria. The tooth roots are vital to your oral health because they keep your teeth in place. It’s the canals inside these roots that allow nerves and blood vessels access to the jaw bone. From there, these channels extend out to other oral tissues. Root canals infected with bacteria can spread the infection to other parts of the body. (more…)

Maintain the Integrity of Your Teeth With Preventive Care

You may not think about your teeth in the same terms that you think about other aspects of your overall health. However, teeth are a vital part of your wellbeing. You need to keep your teeth healthy for the duration of your life — you only get one set! One of the best ways to maintain the integrity of your teeth is through preventive dental care. When you choose preventive dentistry, you address potential problems before they arise. By taking a proactive approach to oral health and avoiding extensive treatments, you can save yourself time and money as well. (more…)

Find Children’s Dental Care that You Trust

Your children’s oral health is a vital part of their overall wellbeing. While you may be thorough about following up with doctor’s appointments and the general physical health of your child, it can be easier to forget or back burner something like a dentist’s appointment. However, you can’t neglect the dental health of your children. Finding the right children’s dentistry situation is a matter of more than just scheduling and keeping appointments too. When you find dental care that you can trust, you’ll choose an environment in which your child feels comfortable and encouraged. (more…)

Contouring Is a Gentle Cosmetic Solution

Sometimes a very simple cosmetic dentistry treatment can go a long way. When you want a beautiful smile that boosts your confidence, cosmetic dentistry is the solution for you. A procedure like contouring provides gentle shaping to your gums and dental enamel to create a more symmetrical, aesthetically appealing smile. If you’ve got an abnormally large tooth or a tooth that is strangely shaped, contouring can correct for many of these imperfections. The same goes for an excess of gum tissue. Contouring is minimally invasive and can be performed in just one session. (more…)

Get your Teeth Structure and Appearance Back with Dentures

It’s easy to start to live with the little things as they come up. When you face a small change or challenge, you adjust and move on. However, some changes merit a response. You may think that you’re able to live with a condition like tooth loss, but you may not realize what you’re actually giving up. You don’t have to suffer through the pain and dietary adjustments (or potential long-term consequences) necessitated by extensive tooth loss. You can regain your teeth structure and the appearance of your smile with partial or full dentures. (more…)

It’s Easy to Feel Unsatisfied with Teeth Whitening

Who doesn’t want a brighter smile? Everyone wants to feel confident in their teeth when they show them off to the world, and often times, a little whitening would go a long way. Teeth staining is totally natural. It happens over time because of the foods, drinks, and lifestyle habits we adopt. Teeth whitening is a simple solution to help you get rid of these stains, and over-the-counter products have made it easy to find teeth whitening for yourself. However, these products also make it easy to feel unsatisfied with your whitening experience. Working with your dentist, you can find teeth whitening that gives you better results. (more…)

Dental Implants Tackle Simple and Complex Tooth Loss

There’s no version of adult tooth loss that comes without struggle and anguish. It can be a truly traumatic experience. What you need most when you’ve suffered from tooth loss is a plan of action. Modern dental prosthetics allow you to regain the function and appearance of your original tooth or teeth. This helps you get back to normal after an upsetting event. Whether you’ve suffered from simple tooth loss (losing a single tooth) or complex tooth loss (extensive tooth loss in one or more areas of your mouth), dental implants provide stabilizing, long-term solutions for you. (more…)

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