What Can Your Family Dentist Learn About Your Discolored Gums?

Your family dentist will do much more than just clean your teeth and remove decay. He or she will inspect the tissues inside your mouth. And, your dental professional can tell a lot about your oral health just by inspecting your gums. Gum discoloration will be noted, and this may indicate to the dentist that you have a specific oral issue. Keep reading to learn about some discoloration issues and why they occur. Read More 

Do Dental Implants Feel Like Real Teeth?

Before getting dental implants, it's perfectly understandable if you want to know everything that there is to know about having them. If you are wondering how dental implants feel once they're in your mouth, you don't need to look any farther. Here's a simple explanation as to how dental implants feel. Strong and Sturdy For starters, you don't need to ever worry about dental implants feeling flimsy or being breakable. The crowns that are mounted on top of dental implants are the same kind of crowns that are used to cover and protect damaged teeth. Read More 

4 Things You Need to Know About Your Healing Period for Dental Implants

If you are getting a dental implant, your dentist should speak to you about what you can expect before the procedure, during, and after. Unfortunately, dentists and patients do not always discuss aftercare fully, often because the patient is most concerned with the pre-procedure requirements and what will happen during the procedure. This means many aspects of the post-procedure healing process come as a surprise to some patients. Whether you are considering getting an implant or already have one and are at home recovering, below are some normal things you should be aware of. Read More 

What to Know When Getting Ready for a Dental Crown

You might be surprised how many of those perfect celebrity smiles you've admired are the result of dental crowns. A crown (or a cap) can take a damaged or discolored tooth and make it look like you've always had a gorgeous smile. For you need to know to get ready for your dental crown, read on. Getting ready for a crown is all about fit. If the crown doesn't fit tightly, decay can enter and wreak all kinds of havoc. Read More 

How To Protect Your Teeth On The Go

There are three things that you should be doing for your oral health: brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing your teeth once a day, and visiting your dentist twice a year for a cleaning. The tricky thing about oral health though, is that brushing and flossing your teeth isn't exactly easy if you work odd hours or long hours or if you travel a lot. To make sure that your dental care doesn't decline because you are on the go, there are a few things you can do when you just don't have the time to brush. Read More