When A Dental Inlay Is Your Best Option

What is a dental inlay? What about a dental Onlay? And when might your dentist recommend either one of them? Fillings and cavities are part of the equation, both of which you may be more familiar with. Here’s some more information to fill in the gaps and get a better idea of what type of…

Crowns And Tooth Bridges
What Are Dental Crowns And Tooth Bridges?

What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges? Both crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by a dentist How do Crowns Work? A crown is…

5 Easy Tips to Protect Your Children’s Teeth This Halloween

Do your children sort and savor Halloween candy like Susan Carraretto’s daughters? Here are 5 tips for keeping little teeth happy this time of year 1. Know your child and set limits accordingly.  If your child naturally self regulates their candy consumption like my Julia and Sophia, don’t add unnecessary rules that might cause them…

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Are Dental Implants Permanent?

 Dental Implants Permanent? How long does a dental implant last? You may have heard the lifespan of a dental implant is 25 years or more, which is true, as long as you take proper care of them. Whether dental implants last forever is influenced by a variety of factors, such as: How well you take care…

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What is the Failure Rate of Dental Implants?

Every surgery presents the risk of infection and other complications. With that in mind, are dental implants prone to failure, and if so, how often does it occur? Much of what has been concluded about dental implants leans towards them having fewer instances of failure rate. But it has also been shown that how well…

What are dental veneers?

Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size, or length.dental veneers made fromDental veneers can be made from porcelain…

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SUMMERY OF DENTURES

Dentures are removable appliances that are used to fill the gaps where teeth have been lost. They are made to precisely custom fit your mouth. It is usually best to replace missing teeth for several reasons, these include: for esthetic reasons, including maintaining your smile and the shape of your lower face.To reduce the pressure…

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7 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Veneers

1. You need to go to someone incredible to get fantastic results. This is an aesthetic procedure but it’s also a serious dental procedure, so you’re going to want to see the cosmetic dentist’s work to make sure they’re good and that you like their style. Also, make sure you approve of their before and…

TEETH WHITENING
COMMON TEETH WHITENING CHOICES

Though the economic recovery has remained sluggish for most Americans, one field where there has been remarkable growth in cosmetic surgery. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons states that Americans spent more than $7 billion on surgical procedures and another $5 billion on nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in 2013. While many of these procedures can be…

IMPLANTS
MORE AND MORE PATIENTS ARE OPTING FOR DENTAL IMPLANTS, SAYS DENTIST

A National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention found that 25 percent of patients over 60 years old have lost all of their teeth. It’s estimated that 63% of all American adults are missing more than one tooth. The traditional solution for replacing missing teeth is dental…