Have you ever received a screening? As an adult, you should undergo an exam for the presence of oral cancer at least once a year. What does an oral cancer screening involve? Most offices provide them as part of a routine checkup. Identifying the presence of the disease early is essential for improving the chances… Read more »
Month: August 2015
An infected tooth can lead to serious discomfort and even place the health of your smile at risk. How do you treat a dental infection? In most cases the doctor will perform a root canal to treat an infected tooth. A safe and comfortable procedure, the root canal can help you enjoy a healthy and… Read more »
If you lose a tooth you actually have a few options for replacement. For example, we can place a dental bridge or a dental implant. Which one will best address your tooth loss? Does one offer advantages the other doesn’t?
Losing your teeth can mean feeling embarrassed about your appearance. Tooth loss can also mean a negative impact on your overall oral health. In order to restore lost teeth the doctor may recommend a dental bridge. Can anyone wear a dental bridge? Will this option restore your lost tooth completely?
Be honest: When was the last time you flossed your teeth? If you do not floss routinely, you are not alone. According to a national poll, only 36% of Americans floss daily! Interestingly, in the same poll, 80% agreed that flossing is important. The lack of daily flossing may be why nearly all American adults… Read more »
Have you ever been mesmerized by a movie star’s dazzling smile and wished you had the same perfect grin? Here’s a Hollywood secret: Many of the perfect smiles we see on the red carpet or cinema screen are the result of porcelain veneers! While some starlets may be naturally blessed with beautiful teeth, the truth… Read more »