Dental implants undoubtedly improve the appearance of your smile, but this isn't all they have to offer. Implants have a whole host of additional improvements that can positively influence your oral health and function. Dental Implants Dental implants are artificial roots that are inserted into your jaw, somewhat like an anchor. The inserted root helps hold a bridge or replacement tooth in place, creating the look of natural and healthy teeth.
16 December 2015
It's unfortunate but true that people who wear orthodontic appliances to fix their teeth often land on the receiving end of some pretty mean comments. Regardless of whether the individual was trying to be playful or something more sinister, those comments can hit a person's self-esteem pretty hard. If you want to hide the fact that you're wearing braces, here are two options that fix your teeth while remaining invisible.
27 November 2015
If you have sleep apnea, you may have a tough time sleeping without waking yourself up during the night. Sleep apnea can be quite dangerous, and it can cause you to snore and otherwise bother your bed partner, too. One great treatment option is to wear sleep apnea devices when you go to sleep. However, getting used to one of these devices can be tough at first. Luckily, following these tips can help you stay comfortable when wearing your sleep apnea device.
8 November 2015
If you struggle with one or more missing teeth, you are likely self-conscious about your smile and may even avoid showing your teeth whenever possible. This can affect your career and your ability to move up the corporate ladder. Dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing teeth, and the positive effect they have on an individual's career can be surprising. Here are 3 interesting ways getting a dental implant can improve your career.
21 October 2015
If you have ever been to the dentist, then you know that they take X-rays. You also probably know that X-rays are a routine procedure. But do you know why dentists take them? If not, here are five reasons a dentist will take an X-ray of your mouth: 1. Check Bite Alignment Dentists often take X-rays to get a better look at the alignment of your teeth. The X-ray shows the dentist exactly how your teeth touch and if there are any problems.
6 October 2015
People with poor teeth are often faced with a difficult question: try to save the tooth with a root canal or simply replace it with a dental implant. Read the following information to see which of these procedure is right for you. The Process Behind Each Root canals are designed to save the tooth by eliminating its damaged roots and replacing them with artificial filler. This helps the tooth stay in your mouth longer and can even eliminate some dental pain.
16 September 2015
If you are concerned that your children aren't taking their oral hygiene serous enough, you may want to make it dental week in your house. This can be a great way for you to get everyone in the household on the same page when it comes to proper oral care. This article will explain how to make it dental week at your house to decrease the chances of your family experiencing dental issues.
26 August 2015
For missing teeth, dental implants have many advantages over more traditional bridgework. Fixed within the jawbone, implants are incredibly secure. And unlike bridgework, they don't require the grinding down of adjacent teeth for use as anchors. Good dental implants are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. But what if you suffer from osteoporosis? Dental implants require sufficiently thick, dense bone within the jaw so that the posts can be seated securely. If your bones are losing density due to osteoporosis, however, you may not have sufficient bone mass.
7 August 2015
Are you depressed because a few of your front teeth fell out due to having weak jawbones? There is nothing to worry about, because your teeth can be replaced with dental implants, but first you will have to get the weak jawbones replaced. Find out below how weak jawbones can be replaced through bone grafting, as well as what happens when dental implants are installed. How Can Bone Grafting Be Used for Weak Jawbones?
22 July 2015
You should always be comfortable sharing your smile, whether you are getting your picture taken or having a conversation. It is hard to be confident when meeting new people if you are not happy with your teeth. Tooth discoloration, cracks and chips in your teeth, and crooked teeth can all detract from the aesthetic of your smile. Talk to your dentist about the best options for improving your smile and taking care of your oral health.
30 June 2015