Archive for 2016

Little, Medium, Big Bone Grafts!

Bone grafting is a straightforward procedure that is immensely beneficial for numerous reasons. In the instance of a missing tooth (or teeth), the jawbone can begin to slowly degrade. The jawbone holds teeth in place, and once a tooth is no longer present, the bone doesn’t have anything to support. There are different types of […]

Dental Implant Success

What do you use your teeth for? Eating, drinking, speaking, laughing, the list goes on! How are these affected when you have tooth loss? If you have missing teeth, you could be missing a lot! A very reliable and safe method for replacing teeth is dental implants. Dental implants permanently attach prosthetic teeth to small […]

Dental Implants 101

Whether you are missing a tooth, or at risk of losing many, dental implants may be a great solution for you. Dental implants are an increasingly popular fix for missing or dying teeth, and have many benefits.

Wisdom Tooth Removal- Aftercare

Having your impacted wisdom teeth removed is a serious surgical procedure, and post-operative care is extremely important! Read on for instructions on how to care for your sore mouth, and how to minimize unnecessary pain and complications.

Learning the Lingo – Dental Implants

Dental implants are a safe and effective replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. The implant is placed in your jawbone and integrates with your natural bone. This implant then forms a stable, sturdy base for your new teeth.

Pre-Implant Bone Augmentation

We are all unique, and so is your mouth! Sometimes, your jaw needs to be beefed up a little, and we’re not talking a hefty workout at the gym.

5 BOTOX Myths

Since its FDA approval in 2000, Botox™ has become one of the safest, effective, and well-known procedures in the world. Despite its popularity however, Botox™ has many misconceptions. Here are 5 myths about Botox™ — busted. Myth #1: The best time to get Botox™ is when wrinkles and lines appear. Fact: Actually, Botox™ is being […]

Oral Cancer and Hepatitis C

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) recently found that individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus are two to five times more likely to develop head and neck cancers.

On the Lookout for Oral Cancer

Oral cancer screenings are performed regularly at dental exams, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be paying attention to your dental hygiene between appointments. Taking matters into your own hands is the best way to maintain your oral health. Not sure how to screen for oral cancer? We’ll show you!

Oral Surgery: Post-Surgery Diet Smoothie

Oral surgery includes a wide range of both minor and major surgical operations, from bone grafting and wisdom teeth to implants and more. Patients looking at undergoing oral surgery are often faced with a restricted diet in the beginning of their recovery process. Post-surgery patients are often discouraged from chewing for the first few days […]