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8 Benefits of Dental Implants

2020-08-27T11:40:32+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

A dental implant is a tooth replacement option that mimics a genuine tooth structure. A titanium root is inserted into the bone to support a crown, bridge, or denture. Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function like a real tooth and come with benefits that other tooth replacement options don’t. [...]

What is the Difference between a Pediatric Dentist and a Family Dentist?

2020-07-28T11:50:18+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

Much like a pediatric doctor, pediatric dentists specialize in caring for children. While a family dentist practices general dentistry for all ages, pediatric dentists have specialized training and education that make them more qualified to work with infants, toddlers, young children, and teens. Children have different dental needs than adults and, when [...]

How can having Bad Teeth Affect Your Heart?

2020-07-08T15:07:34+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

Poor oral hygiene can affect more than your smile. Studies have shown that heart disease is linked to poor oral care because of the body’s response to inflammation caused by bacteria from infection. Oral hygiene issues like cavities, gingivitis, periodontal disease, and untreated tooth decay can lead to an increased risk of [...]

Is Poor Oral Hygiene Connected to an Increased Risk of having a Heart Attack?

2020-07-08T15:09:11+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

Poor dental hygiene has been discussed as a possible cause of cardiovascular disease for many years. Studies have shown that: • Poor oral health leads to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attack or stroke • There is a connection between tooth loss patterns and coronary artery disease • [...]

Are Canker Sores a Sign of Poor Dental Hygiene?

2020-07-08T15:10:44+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

Canker sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are ulcerated lesions or sores that develop inside the mouth. They appear most often on the inner cheeks and lips, tongue, the base of gums, and the roof of the mouth. Contrary to popular belief, canker sores are not the same as cold sores which [...]

What are The Benefits of Dental Implants?

2020-07-08T15:12:31+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

Dental implants are an innovative solution to replace missing or damaged teeth. Unlike conventional dentures, implants never come out and are secured to the jaw like natural teeth. Permanent dentures provide a lot more than replace missing teeth. There are many benefits to having permanent dentures than traditional dentures and bridges don’t [...]

Do You Really Need to Fix Cavities on Baby Teeth?

2019-04-02T14:18:51+00:00 Our Dental Blog|

This is a very common question that patients or parents of patients ask. It's a fair question! Baby teeth fall out anyway - is it important to get them fixed? Timing is Important! Timing is actually critical in determining whether baby teeth need to be fixed. If the [...]