The 411 On Root Canal Therapy

Whether you have broken or chipped a tooth or it is starting to decay, your dentist will most likely recommend a root canal procedure or an extraction. Root canal therapy is effective in about 85 percent successful for saving your teeth so a complete extraction may not be necessary. While a common treatment, most people do not fully understand what root canal therapy entails. This guide and your dentist's assistance will educate you on the root canal procedure and if it is the right option for you.   Read More...

About Dental Implants

If you are currently missing one or more teeth, or you are planning on having one or more of them pulled, then you are going to be faced with choosing a tooth replacement option. One thing you need to know is it is bad to leave yourself without a tooth, even if it is in the back of your mouth where it isn't noticeable. Going without one or more of your teeth and not replacing them can cause problems such as negatively affected bone density, a change in the shape of your face and difficulty eating.   Read More...

Four Things You Need To Know About Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene As A Diabetic

A diabetes diagnosis can make it tricky to maintain an optimal level of health, and this includes oral health. Fortunately, if your diabetes is under control, there are steps that you can take to improve your chances of maintaining superior oral hygiene, such as: 1. Keeping Your Blood Sugar at the Recommended Level is Key to Keeping Your Teeth Healthy The most important thing you can to keep your health is to take steps to keep your blood sugar levels stabilized.   Read More...

Permanent Versus Removable Teeth: Which Is Best?

Contrary to popular belief, dental implants can be both fixed and removable. Depending on your overall health and the disposition of your oral issues, the orthodontist will have to determine which option is best for you. The following are some factors that will be considered when deciding between removable and fixed dental implants: The Number of Teeth Missing When you are missing only a few teeth in one or more places that are not spaced away from each other, a removable implant is an option.   Read More...

4 Things That Contribute To Gum Disease

Working towards having healthy teeth will require a lot of effort. This may become especially true as you begin to age. It's common for your gums to be affected negatively by some of the things you do daily. In an attempt to avoid getting gum disease, you will want to know the items that may contribute the most to this condition. Smoking You may enjoy smoking daily, but doing this could contribute to several health concerns.   Read More...