Archive for 2021
Feasible Options for Missing Teeth!
MANY OF US HAVE TO deal with tooth loss as we get older, whether because of an injury, tooth decay, or other reasons. What can we do when this happens to us? Fortunately, the field of prosthodontics (false teeth) has come a long way, giving us plenty of options for filling those empty gaps back […]
Introduction to Veneers
MANY OF US ARE unhappy with the way our smiles look. Maybe our teeth aren’t as white as we’d like, they have unusual shapes, or they’ve suffered some damage like chipping or fractures. Veneers are a great, long-lasting solution we can use to fix these problems and get the smiles of our dreams. How Do […]
What Causes Stained Teeth?
WE OFTEN TAKE STEPS to achieve that sparkling white smile when we brush in the morning and before we go to bed. The truth is, what we consume throughout the day is often the largest contributor to whether or not our smile will light up a room. Although there are several causes for tooth discoloration, […]
Diabetes and Gum Disease
ONE OF THE MOST common complications of diabetes is gum disease, and that isn’t the only way diabetes is hard on teeth and gums. Diabetes and oral health have a close relationship. If the diabetes isn’t carefully controlled, it will be much harder to maintain good oral health, and vice versa. What Does Blood Sugar […]
Options for Dental Fear and Anxiety
EVEN THOUGH WE know, logically, that going to the dentist is a safe, normal, and important part of staying healthy, many of us don’t find it particularly fun to go through a dental exam and treatments. For some people, the very thought of visiting the dentist fills them with anxiety and phobia. That’s why we’d […]
Pregnancy & Oral Health
Aside from the obvious, there are all kinds of changes the body goes through during pregnancy. Some of them can even impact teeth and gums, from morning sickness to changing hormone levels that increase the risk of several oral health problems. Hormones Can Lead to Pregnancy Gingivitis Pregnancy is a very busy and exciting time, […]