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.
Factors That Affect The Success Of Teeth Whitening Treatment As You Get Older
3 June 2015
Although whiter, brighter teeth are a hot commodity these days, tobacco and chemicals in the foods and beverages you eat and drink can leave behind unsightly stains. But these aren't the only things that can discolor and darken your teeth. Aging affects tooth color too. When you get older, the outer layer of your tooth enamel gets thinner. This allows the darker, more yellow dentin (tooth tissue) underneath to show through.