What Is Dental Intrusion, And How Can It Affect Your Child?

Whether it's a sports game that was a little too rough, jumping out of a tree, or one of the other many accidents that a child might experience, an occasional injury is a part of being a child. When that injury has affected your child's teeth, the whole process can be a bit intrusive. Dental intrusion is an injury that can be deceptive in some ways, although it can be rather serious.   Read More...

Types of Braces

People may have crooked teeth for a variety of reasons. Some people suffer from dental misalignment because of the inherited positioning of their teeth. Others may incur a dental misalignment from unhealthy dental habits, such as sucking the thumb or remaining on the bottle too long. Additionally, the teeth may become misaligned because of the early loss of a baby tooth or the dental migration that may occur after an adult tooth is lost and left missing from the mouth.   Read More...

Dental Implants And Grinding Your Teeth: Is It A Problem?

A dental implant is designed to withstand the same amount of pressure as a natural tooth. However, it's important to remember that however seamless the implant might look and perform, it's not a natural tooth. The tooth itself is prosthetic, and its supporting structure is primarily metal. So what happens when you need a dental implant but also grind your teeth? Will this endanger your implant? Bruxism Grinding your teeth (or bruxism, to use the more formal classification) shouldn't prevent you from receiving a dental implant to fill that gap in your smile, but it can lead to some additional complications while the implant heals, and in the subsequent years once the implant has been finalized.   Read More...

Know Why Your Teeth Can Become Discolored

Tooth discoloration is a common problem that causes your teeth to become an unappealing color. It can range from a deep shade of yellow to teeth that look very dark. Discoloration can happen to your teeth as a whole or even affect individual teeth. Here are some causes of tooth discoloration that you should be aware of. Infrequent Brushing Many people suffer from tooth discoloration because of their bad dental hygiene.   Read More...

Tips To Get Off To The Right Start With Your New Dental Bridges

Getting one or more dental bridges installed can restore your smile and make it easier to eat and chew your food. You'll also likely have greater self-confidence if your decaying teeth were visible to others before you went to the dentist for a fix. But with all of that said, you will still have to use caution during the first few days or weeks with this new installation in your mouth.   Read More...