October 07, 2019

Gum Grafting on Single Tooth

A gum graft, also known as a gingival graft, is a very commonly performed form of dental surgery the goal of which is to correct gum recession. For this reason, it is normally seen being carried out on patients who have moderate to severe gum disease. Fortunately, it is a relatively simple and straightforward procedure that has a low risk of complications and a fast recovery rate.

July 22, 2019

Receding Gums: Causes and Home Remedies

Gum recession is a fairly common condition and some estimates have suggested that around 50% of the American population has experienced some degree of the condition. One of the biggest challenges is that many sufferers don’t even realize that they are affected. This is because it usually occurs over a number of months and even years.

June 28, 2019

When Are Dental Implants Necessary?

Many people have heard of dental implants and understand that they are a tooth replacement solution. However, they don’t truly comprehend what they offer in comparison to other options for replacing missing teeth and when they might be the best choice for a patient.

May 21, 2019

How Botox Can Stop You in Grinding Your Teeth

There is a new and popular treatment that is proving successful in battling Bruxism – Botox. Here is what you need to know about Bruxism and how Botox can give you the relief from the condition that you need for healthy, beautiful teeth.

April 03, 2019

Sedation Dentistry

When most people discuss an upcoming dentist appointment, there is at least some level of apprehension. Our front desk staff understands this all too well. When patients call to reschedule or cancel their appointments at the last minute, fear is often the culprit. Unfortunately, the longer that you wait to come into the dentist, the more likely you are to have additional dental concerns.

March 22, 2019

Steps involved in Root Canal treatment

Many patients that have been scheduled for a root canal can suddenly conjure all the stories they have heard about just how terrible the procedure can be. However, understanding root canals and the entire process can help alleviate some of those fears, and help you to understand that the procedure relieves the pain rather than creates it. We’ve broken down the process of a root canal into the basic steps so that you know what is happening and can walk into your dentist’s office confident that you are making the smart decision.

February 18, 2019

What to do about a gummy smile

If you have ever felt that when you smile that your top gums cover too much of your teeth, you may have what dentist’s call excessive gingival display. For the rest of us, we simply call that a “gummy smile.” Gummy smiles can affect how frequently people smile because they are self-conscious about how they look.

January 17, 2019

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Restorative Dental Work

When you recognize all the stresses that we put our teeth through in just a single day, it’s incredible that they can last us our entire lives. The everyday actions of grinding and cutting through our food, managing both the hot and cold liquids, and helping us to form a critical component of our speech and vocabulary are just part of what the mouth does.

December 31, 2018

Tips to Maintain Dental Implants

Dental implants can be a major change to your oral health. It is important to consider what you can do to make sure that dental implants last as long as possible and remain comfortable for you. While dental implants are generally easy to maintain, there are specific care instructions that help you get the most from your dental implants.

November 15, 2018

How Do Dental Implants Work?

If you are missing a tooth, if you have a conventional tooth loss solution that isn’t working well for you, or if you have been told you can expect an extraction, you are probably thinking about what your options are regarding replacing it.