Month: April 2018

Is It Possible to Prevent Toothaches?

As one of the most common symptoms of dental health trouble, a toothache can mean a wide variety of things. Usually, however, it indicates a risk to your teeth or an already developing dental issue that could have been prevented. For example, with the exception of dental emergencies, most toothaches stem from weakened tooth enamel… Read more »

How Dental Implants Compare to Bridges

Losing a tooth might not seem like a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but the truth is the loss can have a dramatic impact on your bite’s function. It can also increase your risks of losing more teeth, and therefore, experiencing increasingly worse dental health. Traditionally, dental bridges have been the most… Read more »

What Invisalign® Treatment Is Like

Malocclusion, or tooth misalignment, can occur in patients of all ages and to varying degrees of severity. In some cases, severely crooked teeth need the comprehensive orthodontic correction that can only be achieved with bracket-and-wire braces. For many other patients, however, straightening crooked teeth can be much simpler and more convenient than wearing metal braces…. Read more »

How Gingivitis Forms, and Why Early Treatment Matters

Gingivitis (early gum disease) is one of the most common threats to good oral health. In fact, severe gum disease is the most frequent cause behind permanent adult tooth loss, and it all starts with gingivitis. The problem with gum disease is that once it fully develops, it can’t be reversed. Therefore, keeping your smile… Read more »