Overdentures And How They Are Fitted

If you are missing most or all of your teeth, you might be wondering about the available options for replacing them. You may have heard of dentures, which are removable artificial teeth that rest on your gums. But did you know that there is another type of denture that is more stable, comfortable, and natural-looking? It's called an overdenture, and it is supported by dental implants that are inserted into your jawbone. [Read More]

How To Prevent Dry Socket After Tooth Extractions

Dry socket refers to when the protective blood clot becomes dislodged from the socket of a tooth that was recently extracted. When the blood clot falls out, it can expose the nerves and the underlying bone, resulting in severe pain. Dry socket can also slow down the healing process and raise the risk of infections after tooth extractions. Here are some things you can do to help prevent your protective blood clots from falling out following your tooth extractions. [Read More]

You're In Control: Your Comprehensive Guide To Root Canals

Root canals are very common dental procedures, and they are nothing like the stories you may have heard.  Root Canal Basics What is a root canal? Simply put, it is a procedure designed to save a tooth that's severely decayed or infected. Your tooth has a soft core called the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels. When this pulp gets infected, it can cause severe pain. A root canal procedure removes the pulp, cleans the tooth, and seals it. [Read More]

6 Reasons To Choose Clear Aligners

Orthodontic treatment is an important part of helping you or your child maintain an attractive, healthy smile. If you are considering orthodontic treatment for your child, clear aligners may be a great option. Here are six reasons why clear aligners can be a great choice. Clear As the name says, they are clear. In other words, unlike traditional braces, people can't see clear aligners in your mouth. They are virtually invisible, allowing you to straighten your teeth in an unobtrusive way. [Read More]