Is Composite Bonding Right for You?

Is Composite Bonding Right for You?

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Composite bonding, also known as dental bonding, is a technique used to improve the appearance of damaged or cracked teeth. To help alter the shape of your teeth, a dentist adds a putty-like resin before permanently bonding them.   Bonding helps close gaps, repair chips, and change the shape and color of a tooth. And unlike many other cosmetic treatments, composite …

How to Maintain Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

How to Maintain Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

Team Oral Health, Pregnancy

So, you’re expecting a little one! As exciting as the news is, with much to think about and prepare for a new arrival, don’t forget your dental health! It’s especially important now, as pregnancy can make you more susceptible to gum disease and cavities. And good oral health is also an important part of your prenatal care – poor dental …

How To Take Care Of Your Toothbrush

How To Take Care Of Your Toothbrush

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Most people don’t give their toothbrushes too much thought. It seems like a common item that after using it, they simply put it away until the next time. But there are a few easy steps you can take to help not only make your toothbrush healthier, but make it last longer as well. So below we’ll look at 3 ways …

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: What You Should Know

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: What You Should Know

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One of the major factors in being a candidate for dental implants is having a strong jaw bone structure. But if you have been missing teeth for a while or if you have controlled periodontal disease, then your dentist may inform you that you need bone grafting done before the implant procedure can commence.  The reason? You need a stronger …

Traditional vs Implant Supported Dentures

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Dentures are removable dental appliances that replace missing teeth and help restore your smile. If you’ve lost all or most of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, injury, or tooth decay, replacing them will benefit your health and appearance alike. What are traditional dentures? Traditional dentures are removable teeth replacements designed to look like natural teeth. They’re durable and …

What is the Typical Cost of a Dental Crown?

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Crowns are widely used, versatile dental restorations. Most people will get at least one crown during their lifetime. But how much can you expect to pay? Do dental crowns deliver the desired results? And are they worth the expense? Keep reading to learn more about dental crowns. What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” placed …

My Dental Implant Feels Loose

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When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants are considered the gold standard. They have a success rate of 95 percent or higher. However, there can be limited instances where an implant may feel loose. If this happens, what should you do?    The first thing to do is call your dentist and schedule an appointment to have your implant …

3 Signs You Need a Root Canal

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You may have heard that root canals are invasive and painful, but the truth is typically quite different. A root canal is simply a standard dental procedure that heals your tooth by removing all the infection and leaving behind only healthy tooth tissue. What is a Root Canal? A root canal is a treatment that removes infected tissue within a …

The Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

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If you need to replace two or more missing teeth that are adjacent to each other, you have three potential solutions available to you: dentures, dental bridges, or dental implants. Each of these options has their own unique pros and cons, and not every solution is right for every patient. Below, we’ll take a closer look at the advantages and …

How to Prevent Cavities: What You Should Know

Team Oral Health

Whether you are 5 or 75, a trip to the dentist leads to a celebration when you hear the phrase, no cavities! Learning how to prevent cavities can give you a chance to celebrate every six months thanks to a pat on the back from your dentist.  Nobody wants to have to return to the dentist for further treatment due …