A Bone Graft Might Be Needed as Part of a Dental Restoration

Some dental restorations, like a dental implant, require strong, healthy bone structure to support a dental implant. Sometimes tooth loss can result in a reduced amount of bone structure in the underlying gums. This is even more likely if the tooth was lost to dental avulsion or tooth decay. At the same time, people who… Read more »

Oral Cysts Often Require Professional Treatment

Oral and dental cysts differ from an abscess infection. An abscess is an acute infection that often results from untreated tooth decay. An oral cyst is typically slow to develop and it might not even involve an immediate infection. The size, severity and discomfort caused by an oral cyst will determine the course of treatment… Read more »

A Dental Implant Restoration Can Replace a Tooth Missing from Your Smile

The appearance of your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. Fortunately, Dr. [doctor_name] has several dental treatments to offer. To restore a tooth missing from your smile, [heshe] often recommends having a titanium implant inserted directly into the empty socket. This will later be fitted for a porcelain dental… Read more »

Here’s What to Expect if You Need a Bone Graft to Prepare for a Dental Implant

Dental Implants are a great way to replace lost teeth that will last for years to come. Dental implants, dentures, and partial dentures, all have a long lifespan. In addition to their life span, you will also have added cosmetic value to your smile and added structure to your teeth. Before the implants can be… Read more »

Enhance Your Natural Smile with Dentures

Are you ready to take back your smile and make it amazing once more? You may think that it is nearly impossible with missing teeth, but technological advances in dentistry have come so far that many tooth replacement services can be customized to look like the teeth you have lost, giving a fuller smile and… Read more »

Postoperative Care Tips When Recovering from Oral Surgery

There are many different forms of oral surgery. Some are related to tooth extractions or wisdom tooth removal. Other forms of oral surgery might be called for to treat severe tooth decay, an abscess, infection, or a dental cyst. At the same time, many forms of dental restoration, involving dental implants or a bone graft,… Read more »

Bone Grafts Restore Sufficient Structure for Dental Restorations

The underlying bone structure of your mouth is largely responsible for giving your teeth the strength to bite and chew foods. If it’s compromised by tooth decay, extraction or chronic periodontal disease, the loss of structure can lead to several complications. In some cases, it might make dental restorations like dental implants unfeasible. In a… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction Is a Wise Preventative Measure

The wisdom teeth lurking deep within the gums at the back or your mouth can pose a serious threat to your long-term oral health. These vestigial third molars start to emerge in late adolescence. Since the back of the mouth has little room to spare, wisdom teeth can become painfully impacted. In time, this can… Read more »

Important Information for a Speedy Recovery After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

If one or more of your wisdom teeth have become impacted or fused to the surrounding bone tissues, they might not be viable for conventional extraction at a dental office. In cases like these, your oral surgeon, Dr. [doctor_name], advocates having your wisdom teeth extracted at [practice_name]. The extractions can usually be performed in a… Read more »

Your New Dental Implants Need Daily Care and Cleaning

If you’ve had one or more teeth restored by a dental implant, it will still need daily care and cleaning. While the restoration is made from artificial materials that will not be susceptible to tooth decay, the titanium abutments can be compromised by chronic gum disease. Plaque buildup and residual food particles that are not… Read more »