What Makes a Good Dental Implant Candidate?

Dental Implants

When you have missing, damaged, or loose teeth, it can be embarrassing and/or uncomfortable to smile. Dental implants offer a viable option for tooth replacement, but not everyone is a good candidate for treatment. Understanding the guidelines that make a good dental implant candidate, making necessary changes, and exploring additional dental options can have you smiling confidently again. Ideal dental … Read More

Benefits of All on 4 Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Designed and developed to simplify treatment for patients who have lost their teeth, All-on-4 Dental Implants (also called an implant-retained denture) are an efficient solution for tooth replacement. Causes of tooth loss include periodontal disease, jawbone atrophy, oral injury, and decay and can lead to feelings of low self-esteem as well as having a negative effect on overall health. All-on-4 … Read More

Dizziness Caused by TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder causes dizziness

There are various causes for dizziness such as standing up too fast if you have low blood pressure and side effects from prescription medications, but the most common cause of dizziness is a problem in the inner ear. What you may not know is that TMJ (Temporo-mandibular Joint) disorder may cause inner ear inflammation that can result in dizziness. Connecting … Read More

Deep Cleaning to Treat Gum Disease

Treat gum disease with deep cleaning

Sometimes referred to as deep cleaning, root planing and scaling is an effective treatment for gum disease before it advances into more severe stages. Root planing and scaling is a procedure dentists perform on patients whose gums have started pulling away from the teeth or when the roots of the teeth have tartar deposits on them. A routine cleaning and … Read More

Tips for Basic Oral Hygiene

Basics of Good Oral Hygiene

Following a consistent oral hygiene routine promotes and protects your smile and creates a better, more confident you. Practicing great oral hygiene also improves your overall health, attitude and is friendlier on your budget because you avoid and/or treat serious dental problems. While you may think you know everything about maintain great oral health, it’s always a good idea to … Read More

Healthy Body, Healthy Mouth

mouth body connection

While you know that practicing good oral hygiene protects and improves your smile, did you also know that it also helps keep your whole body healthy? Not only do brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits reduce your risk of cavities, bad breath, periodontal disease and other oral issues, it also improves your health. By paying attention to the health of … Read More