Month: January 2015

Why Do We Need Root Canals?

How do you feel when you hear the words “root canal”? For many of our patients, they report feeling anxious or nervous. Unfortunately, inaccurate information has given this safe and comfortable procedure an undeserved reputation. In reality, endodontic treatment is often crucial for protecting your smile from tooth loss due to extraction. Why do we… Read more »

FAQs: What are Clear Braces?

Do you have an uneven smile? For many teens and adults, misalignment is a source of embarrassment. However, people with crooked or crowded teeth may also be hesitant to wear metal braces for the almost two treatment typically requires. Fortunately, an alternative exists with Invisalign clear braces. Find out how you can achieve the beautiful… Read more »

Q&A: Do I Need a Dental Bridge?

Do you have one or more missing teeth? Losing a tooth can have a serious impact on your oral health. In order to enjoy optimal oral health and beauty, you will need to replace your lost teeth with a quality dental prosthesis, such as a dental bridge. At Brighton Family Dental Group, we can help… Read more »

Quiz: How Does Invisalign Work?

Uneven teeth can place your oral health at risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Misalignment makes thorough brushing and flossing difficult, providing convenient hiding places for oral bacteria and stray food particles. To enjoy a more attractive smile and protect your smile from cavities and dental disease, you should seek orthodontic treatment. With Invisalign,… Read more »

FAQs: Do I Qualify for Dental Implants

Do you have one or more missing teeth? If so, you are far from alone. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, over 69% of adults between 35 and 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth. If you would like to once again enjoy a healthy and whole smile, then you… Read more »

How Do I Address a Broken Tooth?

Have you broken or chipped a tooth? Our teeth are strong; in fact, the outer enamel coating them is the hardest substance in the human body. However, they can still become damaged, whether due to an injury, accident, or the result of advanced tooth decay. Repairing a damaged tooth is vital to ensuring good oral… Read more »

Quiz: How Can I Avoid Gum Disease?

Despite the fact that millions of adults exhibit the symptoms of gum disease, most people still have a poor understanding of this dental health problem. Few know just how preventable periodontal disease can be. With the right information, you can make the decisions necessary to keep your smile healthy and whole.