Dental Implants: A Solution for Tooth Loss Due to Accidental Injuries

Dental implants provide a solution to accidental injuries such as a sports accident where a tooth gets knocked out. There is no need to feel self-conscious in these situations about getting dental implants. They are permanent and often indistinguishable from your regular teeth. These teeth are mounted directly to the jaw bone. If you need…

TMJ: Regain your Smile

Ideally, the only snap, crackle and pop that you hear involves your morning bowl of cereal. However, for those afflicted with Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (also called TMJ or TMD), crackling may not just be from cereal. There are about 35 million sufferers of TMJ in the United States, including famous names like Leanne Rimes and Iggy Izalea. Although experts are not entirely sure…

Do You Have TMJ Disorder?

The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) act like sliding hinges that connect your jaw bone to your skull. TMJ Disorder can cause pain in these joints and in the muscles that control the movement of your jaw. So what causes TMJ Disorder, and what should you do if you think you have it? Causes of TMJ The…

Four Signs That You May Need a Crown

Crowns are a restorative covering placed over a damaged tooth or a dental implant. A crown can help strengthen and preserve the structure of a natural tooth or restore the appearance of a tooth that is cracked or otherwise damaged. The following are common situations where you may benefit from a crown. You Need a Root…

Restoring Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Some people go through life with a smile that makes them unhappy because they are unaware of the options that a cosmetic dentist can offer them. A beautiful smile can improve your appearance and give your self-confidence a significant boost. Before beginning any cosmetic dental procedures, schedule a consultation to assess your current oral health and…

Three Reasons Dental Implants Are Worth The Cost

If you have a bit of sticker shock after receiving a quote for a dental implant, you’re not alone. Inserting dental implants is a long and involved procedure that requires a lot of specialized equipment and expertise, so the surgery isn’t cheap. However, most patients find that their dental implants really are well worth what…

A Cosmetic Dentist Offers Affordable Options, Too

If you are unhappy with the way that your teeth look, you might have thought about scheduling an appointment with a cosmetic dentist to find out what you can do about your smile. However, one thing that might be holding you back is the cost. You might have always assumed that having cosmetic work done on your…

How to Prepare for Dental Implants

There are several steps you can take before receiving dental implants to help improve the outcome. Dental implants may require several procedures, and you are an essential member of the dental team. Success has a lot to do with you, and how you prepare for dental implants. A single tooth implant is often a two-part surgery. The initial procedure…

Dental Bridges: Myth or Fact?

Tooth loss can occur due to a variety of reasons, ranging from injury to periodontitis. Patients impacted by tooth loss often suffer from both emotional and physical side effects. Emotionally, patients frequently report feeling a loss of self-esteem related to their tooth loss. The physical effects of tooth loss include a shifting of the surviving teeth, bone loss…

Veneers for an Exquisite Smile

When we first meet someone, their smile contributes to our impression of them. We will usually look at a person who has a great smile in a more positive light. Because we also judge ourselves by what we see, if we don’t have such a great smile, it often affects how we react in social situations…