Adjusting to Dentures

What Are The Dangers Of Periodontal Disease And How Do You Prevent It?

Periodontal disease is a pretty common dental problem. In fact, half of U.S. adults have been diagnosed with the advanced gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If your gum disease has progressed to this advanced stage, you have more to worry about than puffy gums and bleeding when you brush your teeth. Periodontal disease is a serious oral health issue that can affect other parts of your body. Read More 

Tongue Tied By Your Child’s Ankyloglossia? The 411 On Tongue Tie In Children

As a parent, one of your priorities is to keep your children healthy and happy. Preparing healthy meals, scheduling routine medical exams, and spending quality time with your child are all important parenting tasks. Unfortunately, your child may have been born with a condition that can affect their physical, emotional, and intellectual wellness. Considering an estimated 4 percent of babies are born with ankyloglossia, understanding this disorder is key to your child's health and wellness. Read More 

What to Know & Do When Your Child’s Partially Impacted Canine Tooth Emerges

If your child's upper adult eye tooth partially emerges out of the gums, you may wonder if it'll cause your child problems in the future. Although wisdom teeth are the most common teeth to become impacted in the gums, canines (also known as eye teeth and cuspids), can also become stuck. The teeth may partially erupt or not at all. Sometimes, stuck canines emerge on their own without very little issues. Read More 

How to Keep Your Teeth White after a Professional Whitening Appointment

Professional whitening treatments can truly transform your smile, but the results are not permanent. Your teeth can accumulate stains and become discolored again, and then you'll have to have them re-whitened. If you want to keep your teeth looking as bright and white as possible for as long as possible after your professional whitening treatment, then follow these tips. Say "no" to dark liquids—or drink them carefully. Coffee, red wine, black tea, and dark-colored sodas are all super staining to your teeth. Read More 

3 Conditions That Require A Tooth Extraction – And 1 That Might Not

You've probably heard that dentists prefer to preserve your natural teeth whenever possible. Often, dentists prefer to correct a tooth problem with root canals, crowns, or other restorative measures in the interest of preserving the natural tooth. And yet, tooth extractions are the most common surgical procedure in the United States – more than 20 million of them are performed every year. Why? Although preserving the natural tooth is preferable, there are several situations where an extraction actually is the best treatment option. Read More