Month: February 2016

3 Negative Effects Of Tooth Loss On Your Oral Health

The most visible problem with tooth loss is its cosmetic impact – people who have a missing tooth can be uncomfortable at how this adversely affects their smile. You should know that if you are missing even one tooth, it can affect more than just your appearance. Tooth loss can make it more difficult to… Read more »

Taking Care To Keep Your Gums Healthy

Do you pay attention to your gums when you take care of your teeth? Have you noticed any signs that they have become swollen, red, or more prone to bleeding when you brush or floss? Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss for adults, and unchecked gum disease can cause your gum line… Read more »

Stop Bruxism And TMJ Pain Before They Harm Your Oral Health

Toothaches are not the only form of pain your dentist can help you manage. A problem with the joints that connect your jaw and skull (commonly referred to as your TMJs) can mean frequent headaches, pain around your face and neck, and problem with your jaw movement. One potential contributor to TMJ discomfort is the… Read more »

Tips For Protecting Your Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers make dramatic, positive changes to your teeth. This cosmetic dental treatment enables your dentist to hide several flaws across multiple teeth, and provide you with a smile of uniform attractiveness. Veneers are bonded directly to the front of your teeth, and are meant to be permanent additions. It is common for recipients to… Read more »

Aligners Can Address Crooked Teeth Without Using Braces

If you are interested in having your crooked teeth brought into proper alignment, you may not have to resort to braces. In some cases, people can have their teeth straightened with MTM Clear Aligners, a system that uses clear oral trays that gradually rearrange teeth. Unlike conventional bracket-and-wire braces, aligners can be removed whenever you… Read more »