Dental implants represent the most advanced tooth replacement and dental reconstruction procedures currently available. An artificial substitute for your natural tooth roots, the implant fuses seamlessly to the bone, providing strong support for replacement teeth. Dental implants restore your comfort and confidence in a way that dentures and bridge work cannot. When you choose dental implants, you are investing in the future of your smile. They not only look and feel better, but over the long-term, they also prove a better investment.
What Are The Benefits Of Dental Implants?
Making the decision to invest in dental implants may feel challenging. Consider their benefits to help you decide whether they are the best choice for your life:
• Dental implants help maintain the integrity of your jawbone so that it does not lose density over time. Because your jawbone supports your face and surrounding structures, a healthy, sturdy jawbone reduces premature sagging and wrinkling Continue reading “The Advantage When You Invest In Dental Implants”
Bone regeneration is a periodontal surgical procedure that regenerates jaw bone and tissue in order to correct the damage caused by periodontal disease. Bone regeneration is often performed to protect your existing teeth and the soft tissues that keep them in place so that you can experience an enhanced quality of life as a direct result of improved health, function, and appearance.
What Causes Bone Loss?
Bone loss is a common consequence of loss of teeth and chronic periodontitis. In the case of periodontitis, the bacteria gradually eats away at the underlying jawbone and at the periodontal ligaments that connect the tooth to the bone. The most common cause of bone loss is tooth loss, especially multiple teeth. Jawbone is preserved through the pressure and stimulus of chewing. When that is removed through tooth loss, the bone resorbs into the body. In the first year after tooth extraction 25 percent of bone is lost, and this bone loss continues on. Continue reading “Is Bone Regeneration Treatment Right for You?”
Parents are often confused about when their child is old enough to visit the dentist. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child’s first visit should be when their first tooth erupts – no later than two years old. From there on, the dentist will continue to recommend the frequency of the visits which the parents should follow.
Which Dentist Should I Go to?
A family dentist can definitely help give you a brief overview of how to care for your child’s teeth and if there are any pressing issues to deal with. However, it is best to take your child to a pediatric dentist. Continue reading “Right Age For Your Child To Visit The Dentist”
How many of us have heard that ‘too much sugar will rot your teeth’ while growing up? It’s one of the most common phrases uttered by parents to deter their kids from sucking on sweets and sipping sugary juices all day. And while reducing sugar intake definitely helps prevent tooth decay, it is not merely enough to help kids develop good dental hygiene habits.
Here are 5 ways you can help your kid develop healthy habits for taking care of their teeth! Continue reading “4 Best Tips For Kids To Enhance Hygiene Habits”
Crown lengthening is an easy, fast treatment that can make a significant difference in your smile. Crown lengthening is a procedure in which a portion of the gum tissue is removed to expose more of the tooth structure. Sometimes it also involves removing bone that normally surrounds the tooth roots.
Restorative Crown Lengthening
Restorative crown lengthening is recommended is when a tooth requires a crown, but only a small portion of it shows above the gum line. This can occur if the tooth has been broken off due to trauma or if the tooth is naturally very small. In this case, we will remove enough gum tissue and bone tissue if necessary to expose the tooth enough to make room for a permanent crown. Continue reading “The Benefits An Procedures Of Crown Lengthening”