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Children’s Teeth: A Timeline
Do you know when your child should be expecting their first new teeth as a baby? How about when they should be loosing those baby teeth? As with many things in development, every child is different and has a different time frame for each stage, but we’ll give you a general idea of when you […]
Teeth Whitening: What you should know
Teeth whitening can lead to a brighter smile and a more confident you. Whether your teeth have been stained from drinking coffee and tea, or you are just looking to make your teeth a few shades lighter to match your new tan, teeth whitening is a great way to start with a fresh “you.” When […]
Does My Child Need Early Phase Braces?
Have you noticed that some 7 and 8 year olds are sporting braces these days? We’re not surprised, however this is not simply a trend. As a matter of fact, some children benefit greatly from early orthodontic intervention, reducing painful and costly complications down the road. And you will be happy to know that we, […]
Invisalign®: Finally, a Straighter Smile for Anyone!
After all, it’s one thing to see a teenager with metal brackets and wires in his or her mouth, but it’s an entirely different matter to see an adult that way. Not everyone has been presented the opportunity to have braces. For many people who did not have the option as a teen, they simply had […]
The Many Faces of Tooth Pain
Many people think that a painful tooth means they need a root canal treatment. While that is sometimes true, it’s not always the case. In fact, there are many other reasons that teeth can hurt! Here, we offer a guide to some common types of tooth pain and what that pain may be trying to […]
Dental Implants: Learning the Basics
Did you know that over 69% of adults in America are missing at least one tooth? Whether it is from an accident, neglect, or even being born without certain teeth, not everyone is supporting a full set of teeth. There are many solutions to replacing missing teeth, each with its own benefits. With the influx […]
What’s In a Bone Graft?
The practice of bone grafting is nothing new. In fact, it goes back hundred of years to a time when a Dutch doctor implanted a dog’s bone into an injured soldier’s skull. The soldier later wanted it removed but it could not be removed, as it had bonded so closely to the bone. This brings […]
Dental Implants vs. Dentures and Bridges
Whether it was during a consultation in our office or perhaps while you were doing your own research online, you have probably come across the term “dental implant” at some point. A dental implant is a great way, often the best way, to replace a missing tooth. So how do you decide if a dental […]
Teeth in the News: Dental Care Reduces Respiratory Infections in the ICU
We are always pleased to pass along any oral health information to our patients and their families as we come across it in our various news sources. Simply put: we love it when we find teeth in the news! While we don’t spend significant time in hospitals ourselves, we were still happy to hear about […]
Facts About Modern Bone Grafting
Did you know that with today’s modern techniques, bone grafting is now considered a routine treatment? A bone graft can fix a variety of facial and dental problems and may be required in some cases. If you’ve been told in the past that you’re not an ideal candidate for getting a tooth implant, call us […]