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Complete Tooth Removal: What Is Your Best Replacement Option?

Some people have many issue with their teeth, so much so that they may consider having them all pulled and replaced. If you are contemplating this option, you need to know about tooth replacements. You may think you only need dentures, but dental implants are a much better route to take. Here is why: Why Aren't Dentures Enough? If your teeth are in such bad condition that you want them removed, you may automatically assume that dentures are the way to go. Read More 

3 Functional Benefits Of Orthodontic Treatment

Is your dentist recommending that you get orthodontic treatment? Some people may balk at orthodontic treatment if their teeth are fairly straight. However, orthodontic work isn't just for aesthetics, there are functional benefits as well. Here are three ways orthodontic treatment can improve your oral health and overall health. You Reduce Teeth Grinding Ideally, tooth cusps in one arch should fit together snugly in the pits of the opposing arch. However, if your teeth are slightly misaligned or crooked, then the opposing teeth may have extra stress on certain areas of enamel that they shouldn't. Read More 

3 Things Your Family Dentist Can Do For Your Family

If you are in that stage of life when you are raising kids, then you know just how busy life can be. Not only do you have to deal with carpool, but you have to juggle homework and extracurricular activities as well. In addition to your already busy schedule, you have to take your kids to things like dental cleanings and exams. If you still take your child to a pediatric dentist, it may be time to switch to family dental practice instead. Read More 

Why A Dental Implant May Be The Best Option To Restore Your Missing Molar

If you have lost one of your back teeth, you may feel that it is unnecessary to replace it. The back teeth, although responsible for the grinding of food during mastication, are typically not visible when you smile or speak. Thus, the missing tooth may not be immediately noticeable in the mouth. Still, if the tooth is not replaced in a reasonable amount of time, problems can surface. Among tooth-replacement options, a dental implant may be the best way to restore your missing molar. Read More 

How To Maintain Good Oral Hygiene When You’re Sick

When you have a cold or the flu, it may be difficult to get out of bed to brush and floss your teeth. However, maintaining good hygiene when you're sick can actually make you feel better. When your mouth feels clean and healthy, you might feel as though you are recovering faster from your illness. While it is important to maintain a good oral health routine all the time, it is especially important to do so when you're feeling under the weather. Read More