5 Ways to Recover Faster After Dental Implants

Sep21

Recently got dental implants? Here’s how to have a fast recovery.

Whether it’s a single tooth or a couple, dental implants can help create a beautiful smile when teeth are missing or rotting. As with any procedure, however, it will take some time to recover and your typical day to day routine may need to be held on pause for a while. Although, there are some things you can do to speed up the recovery process.

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Periodontal Disease: The Gateway Disease

Aug07

Studies show that periodontal disease has been linked to 22 different systemic diseases.

Metastatic infections, inflammation and inflammatory injury, and adaptive immunity are three basic mechanisms that have been identified as having a potential role in the associations between periodontitis and systemic diseases. Periodontal infections develop through inflammatory processes and become chronic periodontal pathology with systemic impact if left untreated. Read more

Periodontal Disease: What is it?

Jul24

The disease that destroys the smile.

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the soft and hard structures supporting the teeth. Although it commonly occurs more in adults, it can happen to children and teenagers too. A few of the symptoms include… Read more

Periodontal Disease: How to Prevent and Treat it

Jul10

Adding these simple habits to your daily routine can help prevent this awful inflammatory disease.

If left untreated, periodontal disease can cause the gums and support bone structure to deteriorate. It can then lead to gum recession or even tooth loss. Studies have also shown that periodontal disease is linked to life-threatening diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Thankfully, however, there are ways to prevent such a terrible disease. Read more

Teeth Whitening Kits

Jun28

Brighten your smile in the comforts of your own home.

Teeth whitening helps brighten smiles and remove any stains or discoloration on the teeth. It is recommended to those with fluorosis (discoloration due to excessive fluoride use), worn down teeth, stained teeth due to medications, or discolored teeth. There are several ways teeth whitening can be done, but one method can be done in the walls of your own home. Read more

Save the Floss!

Feb21

Floss has been put on the endangered list. Help us save it!

Save-the-FlossThere’s one question that makes most people shrink when they’re at the dentist and that is, “Do you floss?” Flossing seems to be the most unpopular thing when it comes to caring for your teeth. It can be tedious, frustrating and at times, quite painful. However, flossing is the most important part of proper oral hygiene and should be done on a daily. Read more

Keeping Teeth Clean and Breath Fresh at Work

Feb07

How hard is it to keep teeth clean and breath fresh at work?

Materials around the office may just save you from embarrassment of stinky breath and unhealthy looking teeth

breath fresh at workKeeping your teeth clean and breath fresh is a breeze when you’re at home. But what happens when you get to work and you have just swallowed the last bite of your sub sandwich with onions and you have a meeting in an hour?

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The Dangers of Delaying a Root Canal

Aug16

Why putting off a root canal is going to hurt in the long run

don't put off your root canalPutting off dental hygiene is never a good idea; delaying a root canal is definitely never a good idea.

A root canal is an important procedure that is meant to repair a damaged tooth in an effort to save it. Simply put, the infected or injured sponge-like pulp is removed as well as the nerve, the area is cleaned, and the tooth is sealed up again. Without this protection, an infection will not heal itself; it will just get worse. Read more

Protecting Your Baby’s New Teeth

Jul05

Preparing a Beautiful Smile

protecting your kids teethThere is absolutely nothing that you wouldn’t do for your child.  Even so, the task of taking care of their precious little teeth can seem daunting when it is so difficult to get your children to sit still long enough to clean them!  No matter the difficulty of the task at hand, it is imperative to care for your children’s teeth and gums, even before they have teeth and even though your baby’s new teeth will eventually be lost. Read more

Dental Implants

Apr25

What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

dental implantsSometimes, a tooth has to be removed.  This is called an “extraction.”  There are many different reasons that a tooth might need to be extracted, but if the bottom line is the removal of an adult tooth then your next question might be, “What now?”.  If you don’t want to go through life with a gaping hole in your line-up of pearly whites, then dental implants might be right for you. Read more