Do’s and Don’ts of Dental Implants

Do’s and Don’ts of Dental Implants

August 27, 2019


Dental implants have revolutionized the way in which teeth that are damaged or decayed and fall out or require extraction can be replaced. Instead of a bridge that is attached to existing healthy teeth, or a denture that is secured with adhesive, dental implants have an artificial root, created from a titanium post that is anchored into the jaw bone through a process called osseointegration. This is when the bone heals back around the implanted post, which has been inserted into it via the gum tissue. Osseointegration ensures that dental implants are permanent and offer superior stability and security without placing any pressure on natural healthy teeth.  

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Botox vs. Fillers – Which one is best for me?

Botox vs. Fillers – Which one is best for me?

July 31, 2019


The aging process isn’t something that anyone looks forward to. Not only does it have an effect on our health, but it also has a significant impact on our appearance. While some people are fortunate enough to retain a youthful face for quite some time, for many of us, aging quickly causes some noticeable changes that leave us feeling frustrated and self-conscious.

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What is involved in Sedation Dentistry

What is involved in Sedation Dentistry

April 28, 2019


Everyone needs and deserves to have a healthy mouth and beautiful teeth. Unfortunately, fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist prevents many people from attending their regular check-ups and as a result, their dental health is suffering. Dentistry is just like regular medicine in that the sooner a problem is identified, the more easily it can generally be treated and the fewer the consequences for your health.

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When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

March 14, 2019


Tooth extractions are a common practice for oral surgeons and dentists. While many patients don’t generally want to have a tooth removed, when the procedure is required, they are often very thankful for them. A tooth extraction is a medical procedure that removes the tooth from the socket. A dentist will thoroughly check the tooth, gums, and underlying bone condition before performing an extraction.

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LANAP vs. Traditional Gum Surgery

LANAP vs. Traditional Gum Surgery

January 28, 2019


LANAP and traditional gum surgery treat gum disease. Learn more about the differences between LANAP and traditional gum surgery.

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