What You Need To Know About Bone Grafts And Bone Loss
14 August 2015
If you've ever lost a permanent tooth you're at risk for bone loss. Bone loss can seriously affect your oral health and your visual appearance. By knowing how bone loss affects you and how to prevent and correct it, you will be able to maintain your dental health and your appearance.
The Role Teeth Play In Bone Loss
Your jawbone is surprisingly sensitive. When you lose a tooth your jawbone senses that loss.
Pros And Cons Of Porcelain Dental Options
30 July 2015
Porcelain is a widely used dental material due to its ability to mimic the natural color and finish of teeth. Porcelain has advantages over other tooth-colored material such as composite resin and over metals such as gold or silver amalgam. But there are also ways that porcelain falls behind these other materials.
Veneers and dental crowns are the two most common places that porcelain pops up in cosmetic dental services. What are the pros and cons of using porcelain for each type of dental treatment?
Dental Implants Vs. Dental Bridges
13 July 2015
Modern medicine has made it possible to replace multiple teeth at once, using either a dental bridge or a dental implant. Many patients struggle to choose between these two options, since each one has its own benefits. Here are some facts to help you decide between a dental bridge and a dental implant.
What is a Dental Bridge?
A dental bridge is a medical device that helps you to cover a gap in your teeth.
Gone Through The Change? 4 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease After Menopause
19 June 2015
If you've gone through menopause in the past ten years, you need to spend more time keeping your teeth clean. Studies show that you're at an increased risk of developing gum disease due to the decrease in hormone levels.
Periodontal gum disease can lead to bone loss and premature tooth loss. It can also lead to more serious health issues such as heart disease and strokes. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take that will reduce your chances of developing gum disease.