A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Replace a Tooth Lost to an Untreated Cavity

Without professional treatment by a dentist like Dr. [doctor_name] an untreated cavity can severely compromise a tooth. If the tooth decay spreads deep into the root to cause a dental abscess or a severe dental fracture, it might not be viable for treatment by endodontic therapy. In a severe case like this Dr. [doctor_name] might… Read more »

Smoking or Vaping After Oral Surgery Can Lead to Severe Complications

There are several different types of oral surgery offered at [practice_name]’s clinic. This includes wisdom tooth extraction, dental extractions to prepare for dentures, dental implant restoration, and alterations to soft oral tissues. After the oral surgery, Dr. [doctor_name] and [hisher] associates will provide you with any specific aftercare instructions. This might also include a prescription… Read more »

Special Care Is Needed After a Dental Extraction

There are certain situations where a tooth has been so significantly traumatized by an untreated cavity or a dental fracture that Dr. [doctor_name] can’t save. In these rare situations [heshe] might advocate extracting the entire tooth to help ease the pain and prevent a serious infection from developing in the underlying periodontal tissues. Afterward, you… Read more »

Two Dental Implants Can Provide Sufficient Anchors for a Dental Bridge Restoration

There are a few different ways to address the loss of multiple teeth in one area of your mouth. A removable partial denture can replace some of your basic oral function. However, it will never be able to replicate the full strength of your original teeth. Fortunately, recent advancements in dental restoration technology now make… Read more »

Some Important Sedation Dentistry Tips

Are you preparing for a bone graft, dental implant, or orthognathic surgery? You may want to learn more about sedation dentistry. Sedation is also a viable option for anyone with dental anxiety. Here at [practice_name] we specialize in three kinds of sedation: nitrous oxide, oral sedation and IV sedation. Which type we use will depend… Read more »

The Basics of Implant-Supported Dentures

Since the dentistry techniques that we use at [practice_name] are progressive, your teeth are much more likely to last your whole life long. Sometimes, however, no matter how well you take care of them, teeth eventually deteriorate and fall out of your mouth. If this happens, you don’t have to worry – our office can… Read more »

A Tooth That Required a Treatment-Based Extraction Needs Quality Aftercare

While it’s rare and unfortunate, there are times when a tooth has been so badly compromised by a cavity or dental trauma that it can’t be saved by a root canal. In a situation like this, Dr. [doctor_name] might recommend a total dental extraction. This will remove all remnants of the tooth to prevent further… Read more »

The Basics of Bone Grafting

If you are missing a tooth, have periodontal disease, or your jaw is too weak for a dental implant or to be healthy enough to properly help you with all your daily needs, you may need a jawbone graft. Here are the basics: What is a jawbone graft? A jawbone graft is a kind of… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile

Did you know, dental implants can restore your smile? Well, it’s true! The days of feeling self-conscious or embarrassed about your smile can be over when you consider a dental implant as your smile restoration of choice. That is why, our team here at [practice_name] in [city], [state], is here to talk to you about… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Might Need Surgical Extraction

Most adolescents have four wisdom teeth embedded deep in the gum tissues behind their last molars. In the later teenage years, these vestigial third molars might attempt to erupt from the gums. This typically happens after all eight of the permanent molars have come in. Common symptoms of this starting might include a dull ache… Read more »