Pocket Reduction Surgery – A Comprehensive Patient Guide

“Pocket reduction surgery” is a standard but collective phrase that is used to describe a variety of surgeries that focus on accessing the roots at the base of the teeth in order to remove potentially harmful bacteria and calculus or “tartar”. This may be identified as “flap surgery” or as “osseous surgery” by a periodontist… Read More…

Sinus Augmentation: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients Scheduled for the Procedure

If you are reading this, chances are, you are facing a sinus augmentation procedure in order to eventually obtain dental implants. While being told that you must have this procedure performed and the anticipation of the event may be a bit daunting, it is important to understand that this restorative procedure is actually quite common…. Read More…

What Types of Situations Cause Early Dental Implant Failure?

If you are interested in receiving dental implants, chances are, you have done a little research on the topic and discovered that there is a situation that may occur referred to as “early dental implant failure”. Despite the advantages associated with dental implants, these dental devices have the potential to fail. The good news is,… Read More…

Valentine’s Day Dental Tips

Valentine’s Day Dental Tips

The New Year has arrived and we have made it through the first month. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Heart-shaped chocolates, “kiss me” messages on cards and candy hearts, flowers, jewelry, and a vast array of other gifts and activities are probably on your “to do” list for the Valentine’s Day holiday. As it so… Read More…

Teeth Missing? 5 Dangers of Not Replacing Them with Dental Implants

Man With Missing Tooth

As kids, we were all rewarded in some way or another by the tooth fairy when we lost our teeth; as adults, the loss of teeth offers no rewards. In fact, just the opposite. If you are reading this, chances are, you have some missing teeth. While that may not seem like such a big… Read More…

Improve Your Dental Health with These New Year Resolutions

New Years Resolutions For Your Teeth

Your dental health is a critical component to your overall health and wellness. Now that the New Year is upon us, it is a great time to create and implement resolutions that will provide a boost to your oral health. By placing your focus on maintaining optimal oral health, you are committing to maintaining your… Read More…

How Do I Make My Gums Healthier?

The gums – medically termed the “gingiva” – are a special type of tissue that surrounds the teeth, providing protection to both the teeth and the bone underneath. The gums form a seal against the teeth that helps to create a barrier that protects the region from infection. There are certain practices you may perform… Read More…

Reasons Why a New Smile is the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself This Christmas

Reasons Why a New Smile Is the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself This Christmas

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, it is quite likely that you are making out your gift-giving list and checking it twice. Afterall, it is the time of the year where we indulge in our generosity and love of others by giving. Why not mix things up a little and purchase a… Read More…

What Are the Pros and Cons Associated with Using Mouthwash?

Pros And Cons Of Mouthwash-Use

According to the American Dental Association, the use of mouthwash is considered to be a helpful addition to the daily brushing and flossing oral health regimen performed daily. This type of rinse is believed to be effective in reaching areas within the mouth that are not easy to reach by toothbrush. Additionally, the mouthwashes available… Read More…

Insecure About Your Smile? Why You Should Consider Crown Lengthening

Woman Smiling At Dentist

Is your smile too “gummy”? Do your teeth appear to be too short? Do you find yourself self-conscious about your smile? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should consider crown lengthening. This dental procedure aids in minimizing the visible amount of gum tissue that is present within your smile and can… Read More…

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