On the journey for better dental appearance, three things come to mind. These are: aligned teeth, whiter teeth, and fresher breath. Those wanting to fulfill these three things for better appearance should opt for a general or cosmetic dentist who will be able to apply these procedures effectively. Continue reading
Under-bites, overbites, crooked teeth, and cross bites are just some of the most common conditions that affect the teeth and the jaw area. In most of these cases, the use of braces can help correct the alignment as well as bite of the person. Continue reading
Gingivitis, considered to be one of the most common health problems, is characterized by infection of the gums that lead to inflammation, swelling, and bleeding. Gingivitis, however, is but a symptom of other periodontal diseases, which can then lead to gum recession, bone loss, or teeth falling out. Continue reading
Peri-implantitis is oftentimes considered as a ‘time bomb’ for dental implant owners. It is a bacterial disease that causes inflammation as well as the slow loss of the jaw bone that is holding the implant in place. What makes this condition challenging is the fact that dentists cannot tell if the infection could be entering after the bone recedes, or the bone recedes because of the infection. Continue reading
Replacing a missing tooth is not just a cosmetic procedure. Gaps in one’s smile can lead to a wide variety of secondary problems ranging from cracked teeth to chronic headaches. Here is a closer look at how dental implants can help you restore your smile and preserve the surrounding natural teeth.