General anesthesia is one of the biggest advances in medical history. It allows doctors and dentists to safely perform everything from major surgeries to wisdom teeth removal with a minimal amount of pain and discomfort for the patient. If you’ve never experienced general anesthesia before, it’s quite natural to have questions about the process. One thing you can be sure … Read more
There once was a time when silver fillings were the standard rule for anyone who needed a tooth filled. It seems like almost everybody of a certain age has at least one metallic-colored silver filling in one of their back teeth. Today, patients can choose between the classic silver (a.k.a. amalgam) fillings or tooth-colored bonded fillings. Many patients are opting … Read more
It's a sad fact that in United States there are around 22,000,000 people that wear dentures or have the misfortune of missing teeth. Dental implants have become more and more popular because of all the advantages they provide. For denture wearers, they can forever leave behind the frustrations of maintaining and wearing them. For those who are missing teeth, implants … Read more
Dental Implants are truly one of the best cosmetic dentistry procedures that a person can get if needed. The advantages of implants over dentures or bridges are many. One of the major advantages of having an implant is its functionality. Unlike dentures and bridges, you never have to worry about anything after they've been placed and you've healed from the … Read more
If you have a missing tooth, bridges or dentures, you might want to reconsider the option of dental implants. The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons concluded that 68 percent of adults between the ages of 35 to 45 are missing at least one of their permanent teeth for various reasons. Also 26% of those that have … Read more
Many people have options when they are missing teeth. Depending on their own individual situation, they will choose what option is best for them. There have been many people that have opted for a dental bridge or dentures versus a dental implant, mainly because of cost. This is completely understandable and there's no getting around the fact that dental procedures … Read more
Dentistry, especially restorative dentistry has come a long way. The advanced techniques used today are good news for anybody who has lost a tooth or teeth. You no longer need to suffer from missing teeth because dental implants have become a highly successful and reliable procedure.