5 Reasons It Could Be Dangerous To Put Up With Ill-Fitting Dentures
Why Denture Fit Matters Dentures are a common full-mouth restorative solution for adults and seniors facing extensive or complete tooth loss. They are considered a simple but affordable and effective solution for an otherwise serious problem. However, many new wearers don’t realize that dentures aren’t entirely maintenance-free. You’ll leave your dentist’s office with new dentures…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
7 Signs You Need a Bite Guard
Protect your teeth from clenching and grinding with a bite guard. According to the National Library of Medicine, about 8.6% of the general population suffers from sleep-related bruxism (teeth grinding). Not only that, but dentists reported increased evidence of bruxism in their patients since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this isn’t all that…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
8 Advantages of an E-Appliance for Bite Treatments
Dental technology is always advancing, and the E-appliance is one of the latest developments. This new system provides a better form of occlusal splint that can be used to protect teeth, relieve pain, and provide a more effective treatment option for many issues conventionally treated with occlusal devices. Who is a good candidate for an…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Implant-Retained Overdentures: What You Should Know
Dentures have been the go-to solution for individuals experiencing tooth loss for many years. However, modern dental technology now provides a wide range of additional options. Dental implants are one technology that allows for other tooth replacement options, including implant-retained overdentures. Are they dental implants or dentures? What exactly are implant-retained overdentures? They’re a hybrid…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
3 Causes of Bruxism and What You Can Do About It
How To Stop Teeth Grinding and Clenching Do you find yourself grinding or clenching your teeth or jaw? Maybe you’ve noticed your jaw aching or your teeth seem to be suddenly wearing down? Bruxism could be the underlying cause of your unusual symptoms. Let’s dive into the common causes of bruxism, why it happens, and…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Enjoy the Freedom of a Denture with the Security of an Implant
Overdentures are almost like regaining your natural teeth. If you’ve lost all or most of your teeth on one or both arches, you’re likely beginning to think about getting dentures. This treatment is one of the most well-known ways to rebuild your smile after extensive tooth loss, but it’s not your only option. Thanks to…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
Does My Tooth Really Need to Be Pulled?
At what point does my tooth need to be extracted? When you have a cavity or another dental problem, your dentist is usually able to repair and restore its functionality. Sometimes this is done through a filling, sometimes a root canal and a crown, and so forth. Sometimes a tooth is simply beyond restoration. Radiographs…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
What Are Implant-Supported Dentures and How Do They Work?
Implant-Supported Dentures: Everything You Need To Know While it’s true that teeth are meant to last a lifetime, not all of us are so lucky. A rough tumble or an underlying health problem may both be reasons for missing one or multiple teeth. Luckily, modern dentistry has taken great leaps in recent years, and you…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
5 Things You Need to Know Before Getting a Dental Bridge
Is a dental bridge the best option for you? Everyone deserves to have a healthy smile that they love and can confidently show no matter the occasion. With tooth replacement options like dental bridges, people with several missing teeth in a row can experience that too! Before you jump onto the dental bridge bandwagon, though,…CONTINUE READING BLOG →
How Do I Know Whether My Child Needs a Dental Crown?
What is a dental crown? When you think of a dental crown, you likely think of a restorative dental treatment for adults. But the truth is that crowns are often recommended by pediatric dentists to repair and restore baby teeth that have large cavities, are broken, or did not develop correctly. Yet crowns are often…CONTINUE READING BLOG →