Do You Need A Vestibuloplasty Before Implant Or Denture Placement?

If you are missing teeth, you and your dentist may be discussing a few restorative options, such as implants or dentures. Before you undergo surgery or are fitted with overdentures, your dentist might recommend preparatory surgeries, like bone or gum grafting, to provide better underlying support for the restoration. One surgery your dentist might recommend is a vestibuloplasty. The oral vestibule is the transitional space from your attached gum tissue to lip and cheek tissue.   Read More...

When To Suspect You Grind Your Teeth At Night And Treatment Your Dentist May Recommend

Bruxism is when you grind your teeth. You may do it so much that it becomes natural and you may not even realize you're doing it. This is especially true at night when you're sleeping and grinding your teeth. Bruxism isn't always a serious matter. For instance, it's fairly common in kids who usually outgrow it without problems.  However, the grinding might eventually damage your teeth. That's why you should get a dental checkup if you think you have this condition.   Read More...

What Happens During A Root Canal?

Do you have a tooth that is causing you a lot of pain, and you're being told that you need a root canal to fix it? You may be wondering what actually happens during a root canal so that you can be prepared. Here is a basic overview of what to expect. Identifying A Need The process starts by identifying the need for a root canal. This is likely due to a cavity that you have in a tooth that has been ignored, which then caused the pulp to be infected.   Read More...

Benefits Of Professional Dental Cleanings

When was the last time you paid for a dental cleaning procedure? Well, brushing and flossing daily are great ways to take care of your teeth but regular and professional teeth cleaning is vital for your oral health. Although your oral health may not seem important, it matters most, just like your overall health. The following are the benefits of professional teeth cleaning procedures. Your Dentist Discovers Oral Health Problems at an Early Stage    Read More...

Busting Common Children's Dentistry Myths

Today, people can post misleading information on web pages or social media. Anyone who comes across such posts will likely get caught up in the flow of misinformation. Information on children's dentistry hasn't been an exception. Parents may fail to make informed decisions on their kids' oral health because they cannot separate the myths from the facts. This post will bust common myths about pediatric dentistry. "Cavities or Tooth Decay in Kids Doesn't Matter"   Read More...