A Frenectomy Can Restore a Healthy Smile in No Time

When it comes to taking care of the oral tissues, one of the things that often comes up is a frenectomy. This dental surgical procedure is done to remove a section of the frenulum, that small fold of mucous membrane which joins the floor of the mouth to the midline... Read more »

Is a Bone Graft the Answer to Your Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal (gum) disease is the number one cause of bone loss in the mouth. If you are experiencing gum disease, you can have chronic bacterial infections that impact your gum tissue as well as the supportive bone material underneath. Once plaque (the sticky bacterial film in the mouth) reaches beneath... Read more »

Gingival Flap Surgery Can Correct Severe Gum Recession

A habit of poor oral hygiene often leads to dangerous amounts of tartar on your gum line, which is a common cause of gum disease. This periodontal infection needs to be treated early on to reduce inflammation before it causes your gums to recede from the teeth and create harmful... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Wise Advice About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Are your wisdom teeth trying to come in? Does your jaw or neighboring teeth feel uncomfortable? These could be signs that your emerging wisdom teeth may be, in fact, impacted. To protect your dental health, you may need to have these problematic teeth removed before they can wreak more havoc... Read more »

What Can Dental Implants Do for You?

Do you have a missing a tooth? Do you smile less, or are you less confident in your smile because of it? If you are looking for a way to restore your smile with a full set of teeth once again, we might be able to help you. Although there... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry 101: Veneers

Do you have slightly imperfect teeth? Are some of your teeth chipped, discolored or even misshaped? Are you trying to find a way to improve your smile that won’t take months or years of treatments? If so, dental veneers may be just the thing you were looking for. What are... Read more »

Can a Dental Bridge Bring Back Your Smile?

Are you missing a few of your teeth? Are you trying to find a way to make your smile whole once more? If so, a dental bridge may be the restoration for you. A dental bridge can be a permanent prosthetic device if it is properly maintained. If you have... Read more »