Speech, Eating, And Tooth Care: How They Change After Dental Implants

Dental implants have become a favored — if not the favored — tooth replacement option. They generally last for as long as a patient lives, and they look just like natural teeth. But even knowing these things, most patients are still slightly apprehensive about having dental implants put into place. This apprehension comes from uncertainty as to how their speech, eating, and tooth care needs will change after getting implants. This article seeks to put that uncertainty to rest. Read More 

Protect Your Teeth: How To Maintain Healthy Teeth During The Holidays

The holiday season is finally here. If you haven't taken steps to plan for your dental health, now's the time to do that. The occurrence of cavities and dental injuries tend to increase during the holidays. Unfortunately, that increases the need for emergency dental care. Luckily, there are some things you can do to protect your teeth, and the teeth of your family members. Here are some simple steps you can take to maintain healthy teeth during the holidays, and beyond. Read More 

Low Calorie Dieting Effects On Oral Health

If you are following a low-calorie diet, you will need to visit your dentist's office on a regular basis for check-ups and cleanings. While physicians and dentists recommend that people only follow low-calorie diets under the supervision of their doctors, many people do not follow these recommendations. In addition to raising the risk for weakness, fatigue, headaches, and hair loss, consuming too few calories on a daily basis can lead to problems with your teeth and gums. Read More 

3 Unique Ways To Reduce Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

In the U.S., between 9% and 20% of the population avoids dental visits because of anxiety. This is an unfortunate phenomenon, because preventative dental care is so important to help people avoid serious issues, such as abscesses, tooth decay, periodontal disease, and more. If you are putting off dental visits for your child because of their anxiety, here are some ways to help your child overcome their fears. 1. Visit an Office That Uses Aromatherapy Read More 

How Your Jawbone Health Affects the Selection of Your Dental Implant

The state of your jawbone can determine the type of dental implant that your dentist may recommend to restore your lost tooth. Here is a bit of information about dental implants and why certain types of these devices may be more suitable based on the patient's jawbone. How Are Dental Implants Positioned in the Bone? During a relatively simple surgical procedure, a dentist inserts an implant into the bone through an incision in the gums. Read More