Month: June 2017

How Technology Helps Us See Your Teeth

Just as office technology has advanced in the last decades, dental technology has improved the ways we can care for your smile. There was a time when simple magnification could make a difference in diagnosing and treating dental issues, but we have moved far beyond that point. Knowing your dental office has access to the… Read more »

Should You Worry About A Bump In Your Mouth?

Our mouths and tongues are full of nerve endings, and they often sense even tiny changes in our mouths. For children, that may be a wiggly tooth, or the sensitive area when a new tooth is coming in. By the age of 20, most people have attained their full set of teeth, and new lumps, bumps or… Read more »

After Oral Surgery: What to Expect

If you have scheduled an oral surgery procedure, or if you have a loved one in that situation, you may be wondering what to expect after the oral surgery is completed. While every situation is different, there are some guidelines that fit most situations and procedures. We want every patient to be well informed and comfortable… Read more »

Choosing Implants: 3 Things You Don’t Have To Worry About

Do you think that dental implants sound like an effective choice for your smile? However, some of your uncertainty relies on the fact that you don’t know if they really offer anything that sets them apart from other prosthetics? For starters, there are most definitely some things that you won’t have to worry about if… Read more »

Dental Implant Wearers: 3 Reasons To Drink More Water This Summer

While we always encourage you to ensure you’re getting enough water, summertime is the right time to focus on increasing your hydration if you’re not already drinking in your 64 ounces a day! Never really understood why this whole hydration thing is so important and you really aren’t certain about how it might impact your… Read more »

Easy Ways To Avoid Tooth Loss Due To Decay

When you can avoid tooth decay, we encourage you to do so. Fortunately, there are many avenues down which you may travel to ensure your smile remains cavity-free. While this might sound very relieving to you, it’s not going to help much unless you know just what to do to keep your teeth in exceptional… Read more »

Bone Grafting: Why Go Through With It?

If you have experienced jawbone atrophy, then you’re missing some bone tissue. As a result, you might experience a variety of problems with your oral health and even your appearance. However, if you’ve just learned about this, you’re considering bone grafting, but you’re not sure about whether you plan on proceeding, you may be overlooking… Read more »

Summertime Questions: How’s Your Planning Going?

We know that you probably have the best of intentions as summer approaches. However, once the warm, long days show up, it’s often difficult to make good on those little chores that seemed so easy to accomplish when we were still experiencing sweater weather. While we appreciate the fact that heading to the beach, splashing… Read more »

Do You Immediately Assume Implants Aren’t For You?

Is there something about dental implants that causes you to assume immediately that they are off the table as an option for you? Perhaps you are generally seeking out ways to protect your savings, so the idea of splurging on implants is not something that crosses your mind. Maybe you just assume it’s for a… Read more »

Quiz: Is Gum Health Really That Important?

You might feel very protective of your teeth and your dental implants. However, your gum tissue and gum health may become a bit of an afterthought. While we understand how this might make sense to you, we encourage you to recognize something very important: It’s essential that you protect every part of your oral cavity… Read more »