Month: August 2016

3 Long-Term Benefits of Dental Implants

When you lose something, it’s natural to want it back. When that something is as important as a permanent tooth, then wanting it back is more than natural; it’s necessary. With dental implants, patients who’ve lost teeth finally have a strong, highly-lifelike option for replacing them, complete with prosthetics to replace their lost teeth roots…. Read more »

Why Gum Disease Shouldn’t Be Taken Lightly

It’s one of the most common dental diseases today (next to tooth decay), and gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss. However, that’s only the beginning why gum disease shouldn’t be taken lightly. Aside from losing teeth, severe gum disease can also lead to increased risks of other chronic health conditions, especially… Read more »

Teach Kids to Brush Their Teeth by Making it Fun!

If you’ve ever tried teaching a child to brush and floss, you know it isn’t always the easiest thing to accomplish. With a short attention span and often little interest in anything that seems like work, children might not immediately take to the idea of good hygiene. However, you might find it easier and more… Read more »

Practicing Preventive Dentistry at Home

Taking care of your smile requires teamwork between you and your dentist. The goal is to prevent harmful issues from developing, and though you might not realize it, much of your preventive dental care takes place at home. Every time you brush and floss, you’re preventing plaque from calcifying into tartar, and therefore preventing the… Read more »