Chew On This: Dental Implants For Smokers

Dental implant options have replaced traditional bridges and dentures, resulting in stronger, more natural-looking teeth. Acting as permanent replacement for teeth and their roots, implants allow you to speak and eat normally, and look great. If you are a smoker, however, the option to have dental implants may be risky. Here's how smoking can affect your dental implants, and what you can do about it. The Nature Of The Beast Read More 

Crowns Vs. Veneers: What’s The Difference?

You've probably heard of dental solutions such as fillings, bridges, crowns, veneers, and bonding. These are just a few of the many dental procedures that people have throughout their lives. These procedures improve the appearance of your teeth, promote the overall health of your mouth, and fix any problems that occur throughout life. With all these names and titles of dental procedures swirling around, it can be tough to know the difference between them all. Read More 

What Causes Malocclusion And How Is It Treated?

Malocclusion refers to the uneven fit between your lower and upper teeth or to teeth that are overcrowded. If you have an overbite, this could have resulted from early thumb sucking or other activities that forced your upper teeth to jut over your lower teeth. On the other hand, you could have an underbite, which occurs when your lower jaw is positioned in front of your upper jaw. Malocclusion can also be hereditary in nature or a consequence of crossbite. Read More 

How A Smart Patient Prepares For Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry allows you to have a dental procedure that is pain-free, fast and relaxed. However, you shouldn't just show up for your appointment without any preparation. As a smart patient, you need to play your part to ensure the success of the procured. Here are some useful tips for the preparation: Remove Contact Lenses It is not advisable to wear contact lenses while under sedation; the lenses may irritate your eyes. Read More 

3 Emergency Dental Tips

You want to do everything you can to take care of your teeth. If you break or knock out a tooth, it will affect both the function of your teeth and your smile. Even chipping a tooth will have negative consequences as it can lead to the quick decaying of the rest of that tooth. This is why, if you are going anywhere or doing anything that has the risk of injury (such as a contact sport), you want to make sure you are prepared in the following ways:  Read More