A Guide to Dental Bridges

21 October 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When you lose some of your teeth, maybe due to an illness or accident, your dentist recommends three treatment options: dentures, dental implants and dental bridges. Most times, you have the privilege of choosing the treatment method, but sometimes, your condition or general health might not make you a good candidate for some treatment options. For example, if you have a health condition that affects your bones, dental implants may not be right for you. Read More 

Three Stages To Expect During Professional Teeth Whitening

14 October 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When it comes to the hierarchy of popular cosmetic dental procedures, teeth whitening is indubitably a widely sought-after treatment by a majority of adults. Although you have the option of purchasing at-home whitening kits, you should know that the only way to ensure that this procedure goes off without a hitch and you achieve the results you want is by opting for in-office teeth whitening. Since this option involves much more than its at-home DIY kits counterparts do, you could be unfamiliar with the steps involved. Read More 

Tooth Extraction: What Happens When Fragments Are Left Behind?

6 October 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When dentists extract a damaged tooth that cannot be saved, the aim is to remove the tooth as a single unit. This is not always possible. When the tooth has begun to break up while still in the socket, it might already have been sectioned. In some cases, it can be necessary for your dentist to manually section a damaged tooth in order to safely remove it. So what happens when small sections of the extracted tooth have been left behind? Read More 

Thinking About Getting Dental Implants? Here Are Three Things You Need to Know

25 September 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth. An implant is a prosthetic that mimics the entire structure of a tooth. The components of a dental implant include a titanium root, which is installed during the first part of the procedure. The second is the abutment, which joins the root to the crown. The dentist does the implantation process in stages. The recovery has its set of challenges, which is why you should read and ask questions about the entire procedure and prepare well beforehand. Read More 

Are You Looking After Your Gums as Well as Your Teeth?

16 September 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most people learn how to look after their teeth from a very early age and get into the habit of brushing twice a day just like they were told. Yet there's more to oral health than this, and it is equally as important to look after your gums if you are to avoid complications in later life. Why is this so important, and what steps can you take to improve? Read More