Gum disease is a serious condition that affects more people than you might think. In fact, according to the CDC, 47.2% of adults age 30 and over have some form of periodontal disease. This statistic only gets more dire as we get older, with more than 70% of people over the age of 65 showing […]
If you take care of your teeth, your teeth will take care of you.
This is a simple truth that applies to us while we’re young, but it is a good reminder even as we grow older.
It’s never too late to start treating your teeth better, and the sooner you do, the fewer problems you’ll face […]
The mouth is full of bacteria. There are good types of bacteria and bacteria that is harmful to your teeth. These harmful bacteria won’t make you sick necessarily but can cause cavities. So why are the harmful bacteria even there?
When a person eats starches and carbohydrates, they break down into sugar. The bacteria feeds on […]
No one gets to have a perfect, beautiful smile without some effort and commitment.
This could mean maintaining good, oral hygiene routines at home, straightening misaligned teeth, repairing damage, teeth whitening, and any number of other cosmetic procedures.
One of the most critical elements of maintaining a beautiful smile, though, is your regular visits to your general dentist […]
Restorative dentistry is all about repairing, refreshing, and renewing the health and appearance of your teeth and gums.
But what, exactly, does that mean?
What types of procedures are involved with getting your teeth back to a healthier state?
The truth is that when we say “restorative dentistry,” we could be referring to a number of important procedures. […]
First impressions are an important part of any social situation, including job interviews and dates. One of the first thing someone notices about another person is how they look, especially how their teeth look.
Many people today are not confident with the way their smiles look and want to take steps to improve the appearance of […]
A picture is worth a thousand words which is why we want to look our best in them. Our smiles not only convey the status of our overall health, but they are among the first things people notice about us and remember us by. This is why a beautiful smile is a must for famous […]
When you think of older people and seniors, you may automatically assume they wear dentures. In fact, all the elderly people in your life have dentures. Losing one’s teeth may be a natural part of aging in your eyes. As much as dentures scare and repulse you, you’re certain that when you get to be […]
When most people think about root canals, they likely get nervous and hope that they never have to experience one in their lifetime. In reality, it’s more likely that you’ll need a root canal at some point in your lifetime. In fact, more than 25 million Americans need to receive at least one root canal […]
A trip to the dentist was not always the easy, comfortable experience it is now. It was actually dangerous, possibly life-threatening as dentists didn’t have as much knowledge, had limited access to crude tools and equipment and didn’t know much about sanitation.
Over the years, the dental industry has experienced many technological advancements. In fact, there […]