3 Benefits Of Laser Gum Treatment Over Alternative Methods

Posted on: 13 May 2015
Finding out you have gum disease is probably not what you wanted to hear, but according to recent studies approximately 50% of American adults over the age of 30 have some level of gum disease. Your dentist may recommend using laser gum treatment to fix the problem, which is one of the best methods around. If you're feeling nervous about this, you should know that this method is actually easier to go through than the alternative options, and it offers several benefits too.
[Read More]

3 Potential Solutions For Insufficient Bone For Dental Implants

Posted on: 17 April 2015
Dental implants offer the most stability out of the common tooth replacement options. That's because the common type of implant starts with a metal root fitted directly into the jawbone. But fitting that root securely requires healthy bone with enough thickness and width to accommodate the root. There are a few reasons why your jawbone in the replacement area might not meet the qualifications for an implant. But that doesn't mean you need to look at other replacement options.
[Read More]

What Is The Difference Between Tartar And Plaque?

Posted on: 2 April 2015
Some dental patients may be under the impression that tartar and plaque are the same thing. It's common knowledge that these two substances can build up on the teeth and harm teeth and gums. However, the significant differences between these substances (and how they are removed from the teeth) are not widely understood. The following is an explanation on how tartar and plaque differ: Tartar Tartar is a hard substance that is typically brownish yellow in color.
[Read More]

If Your Child Is Worried About Braces, It's Time For A Party!

Posted on: 18 March 2015
Even with today's less intrusive designs, getting braces still isn't something most kids look forward to. If you have a son or daughter who will soon be getting braces, why not cheer them up with a pre-braces party? It might sound like a strange idea, but reality TV mom Kate Gosselin has held pre-braces parties for some of her children; it's a great way to help kids get ready for the restrictions of wearing braces.
[Read More]