About 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Some of the common causes of tooth loss include tooth decay, injury, and periodontal (gum) disease. For many years, dentists have been using bridges and dentures as the solution to tooth loss. However, as technology has improved, dental implants have become the standard of care … [Read more...] about Dental Implants: Are They Right for Me?
It doesn’t matter if you lose a tooth or your child gets a tooth knocked out. There’s always a moment of panic and a million questions. What should I do with the tooth? Is there going to be permanent damage? How much is it going to cost to repair the damage? How soon should I see the dentist? What do I do now? That’s why we’ve put together a list … [Read more...] about What should I do if I lose a permanent tooth?
Hard candy, a hard fall, being hit in the face or head, a cavity that weakens the tooth…we’ve even heard of a tooth breaking off because of a pretzel. A broken or chipped tooth happens, leaving you wondering what to do about what’s left of your tooth and when to call the dentist. We’ve compiled a list of the most common questions about a broken … [Read more...] about What should I do if my tooth breaks off?