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Are Online Teeth Aligners Safe?
Are Online Teeth Aligners Safe?

From banking to making major purchases — such as homes and cars — more consumers than ever feel comfortable bypassing traditional providers to deal directly with online services. Unfortunately, this trend includes medical treatments that should require a doctor-patient relationship. Case in point: online teeth aligners. Also known as mail-order teeth aligners, these products are…

What is Periodontal Surgery?
What is Periodontal Surgery?

If your periodontist tells you that you need periodontal surgery, feeling anxious is an understandable first reaction. However, learning what it involves and how it will improve your oral – and overall – health can help you feel better and more confident. In this blog post, we’ll cover the reasons your periodontist may recommend periodontal…

What Are Veneers?
What Are Veneers?

Everyone wants a perfect smile! But sometimes, even those who take perfect care of their teeth can’t attain one naturally, for numerous reasons. Fortunately, a dazzling smile can be yours through the technology and artistry of cosmetic dentistry. While there are several options available, veneers may be the right solution – depending upon your oral…

What You Need To Know About Dental Bone Grafts
What You Need To Know About Dental Bone Grafts

When it comes to bone grafts, the procedure sounds more frightening than it really is. Dental bone grafting is a well-established, proven treatment method that replaces missing bone in your jaw to provide a secure platform for dental implants, as well as to restore bone that has been reabsorbed as the result of periodontal (gum)…

Types of Gum Disease
Types of Gum Disease

Preventing tooth decay is what people typically consider to be the main goal of oral health. While cavity prevention is obviously important, healthy gums are the true foundation of not only oral health but overall health. As a Healthline article so succinctly puts it, “Even if you’re cavity-free and have the pearliest chompers in town,…

Is It Safe to Go Back to the Dentist?
Is It Safe to Go Back to the Dentist?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on every aspect of healthcare – including dentistry. Dental practices were closed except for emergencies during the peak of the pandemic in the spring and summer of 2020. Now as dental offices have reopened, there are numerous news reports about children who are going without preventive dental…

All-on-Four Dental Implants: Everything You Need to Know
All-on-Four Dental Implants: Everything You Need to Know

All-on-Four is a revolutionary procedure for people missing multiple teeth, as it replaces the entire row, or arch, where your natural teeth once were. Usually, when a single tooth has been extracted, your dentist can fit you with a dental implant that secures the replacement tooth to your jaw. However, in years past, the only…

Tooth Extraction: Procedure and Prevention
Tooth Extraction: Procedure and Prevention

Our teeth are incredibly strong. In fact, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body! Unfortunately, they aren’t immune to decay and damage or the effects of advanced periodontal disease. When a tooth can’t be saved through such treatments as a root canal or has undergone severe trauma, it becomes necessary to remove…

What Is an Endodontist?
What Is an Endodontist?

Everyone knows what a dentist is, but have you ever heard of an endodontist? Often, a dental specialist will be referred to by the branch of dentistry they focus on and have specialized training in. Examples of these specialist titles include endodontist, periodontist and orthodontist. So, what is an endodontist? To answer that question, we’ll…

How to Get Immediate Toothache Relief
How to Get Immediate Toothache Relief

Tooth pain is no walk in the park. Whether it’s persistent or comes and goes at times, a toothache is still a toothache — and it requires immediate attention. Naturally, the first thing on your mind when you experience a toothache is wondering how you can make it go away. While some toothaches can easily…