Posts Tagged ‘ teeth ’

Wisdom Teeth What’s the Big Deal?

Especially with the younger crowd, this is a question we get time and time again in our office!  And understandably so!  To some, removing the wisdom teeth seems like it should be an elective procedure, not a necessary one. You have probably heard the statistic that 85% of people have to have their wisdom teeth […]

Dental Implants- Changing the Way We Treat Missing Teeth

Dental implants are rapidly becoming the standard of care in how we, as dental professionals, deal with missing teeth.    And while the incidents of adults losing permanent teeth has been declining for decades, there is still a good chance that at some point in your life you too will require treatment for a lost permanent […]

A Clean Tongue 101

Did you know that 50% of the bacteria in your mouth live on the surface of your tongue? Also, a tongue cleaning is the single most important step you can take toward diminishing bad breath. We all know just how important brushing and flossing is to our oral health, and sometimes tongue scraping takes a […]

Soft & Healthy Foods After Dental Implant Surgery

On our website and social media channels, we have thoroughly explained why and how oral surgery is beneficial. Here’s a reason that has gone unmentioned: it will make you appreciate the solid foods and acidic drinks that you aren’t able to eat or drink immediately after your procedure.  Sandwiches, chips, and orange juice should all […]

Dental Pain Triggered by Pressure Changes

If you have ever flown with a toothache, you may understand the impact it can have on your teeth and sinus cavities. Or maybe you were scuba diving with a toothache when you felt moderate to severe pain around your tooth or the sinus cavities nearby. Regardless of where you were when you felt this […]

Dental Injuries at a Sports Event—What to Do Field Side

Unfortunately, the odds that there will be a dentist on the sidelines, when you really need one if your child is injured during a sporting event are slim to none. However, knowing what to do and how to respond quickly and appropriately are critical facts that every parent, caregiver, coach, and athlete should know. This […]

A New Standard of Care: Lower Jaw Implant

The lack of teeth or an ill-fitted denture can be far more detrimental to your overall health than most people can imagine. It can have a horrific impact on your self-confidence, your ability to speak clearly, and leave you with serious nutritional disadvantages. These troubling issues are the reasons behind the research, continued development, and […]