Chipped Tooth? What To Do Before You See The Dentist

A fall, an errant elbow during a pick-up basketball game or an unusually hard piece of candy can all cause problems for your mouth. How? By chipping one of your teeth. If you bit down, got hit or otherwise injured your mouth in some other way and then felt that unmistakable hard, tooth-like fragment, you know you've got a chip. To start with, don't stress. A dentist can fix this problem easily. Read More 

Care Tips For Soft-Lined Partial Dentures

When you get a partial denture, it's formed to fit perfectly to your jaw line. Unfortunately, changes in your gums and jaw bone over time can leave you with an ill-fitting piece that may rub, cause irritation, or even lead to open sores on your gums. If your partial isn't fitting like it used to, you may want to talk with your dentist about having the denture fitted with a soft liner. Read More 

Understanding The Issue Of Oral Bacteria With Your Clear Aligner Braces

If you want straighter teeth, then clear aligner braces may be a great choice for you. If you are also someone who has diligently cared for your teeth, then you may be concerned about aligner cleanliness. After all, you do have to wear the same set for a full two weeks. If you have concerns about bacteria, your oral health, and how clear aligners may affect these things, then keep reading: Read More 

How Do You Choose A Cosmetic Dentist?

Picking a dentist for your cosmetic needs is a little bit different than choosing a regular dentist. Since these are optional treatments, there is a wider variety of options for treatment plans and a wider range of potential costs. Follow these steps to get set up with the right cosmetic dentist in your area.  Figure Out What You'd Like to Change Before you ask for any help from a cosmetic dentistry specialist, figure out what it is that you want to change about your smile. Read More 

2 Levels Of Sedation Dentistry

If you are one of the people who have a severe dental phobia, you may want to avoid seeing the dentist as much as possible. However, that isn't necessarily the best idea because your oral health is so important. Poor oral health can lead to all kinds of problems, up to and including malnutrition. If you are that scared, there are ways that you can handle it. One is to visit a dentist who does sedation dentistry. Read More