What Do I Need To Know About Dental Implants?

What Do I Need To Know About Dental Implants?

What Do I Need To Know About Dental Implants?

In the olden days, when people lost their teeth either due to decay or injury, there was nothing that could be done. They had no option but to continue living their life with a missing tooth (or a broken or injured tooth for that matter). But today, most people cannot imagine even living one day…

Three Reasons to Visit the Dentist

Many people never visit a dentist unless they have a problem with their teeth or gums. Unfortunately, when you have a problem with your tooth or gums, significant damage is almost always present. This results in not only more extensive dental work, but also more complicated treatment solutions and higher overall treatment costs. It is…

Removing a Foreign Object Stuck Between Your Teeth or in the Gum Line

Sometimes when eating food, meat or vegetables, some fibers may get stuck in between the teeth. On some occasions, even dental floss fibers can sometimes get caught between the teeth. In children and teenagers who have a habit of putting everything in their mouth or chewing pens/pencils, pencil stubs, plastic, and even thin metallic chains…

Cleaning and Maintaining Your New Denture Implants

Many people believe that once they have denture implants, they are set for life and do not need to do much. Unfortunately, denture implants require life-long care, and if you do not look after them, you will need some type of denture replacement in the future, which could result in significant expense and aggravation. Here…

5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

Many people want to have a beautiful smile and healthy teeth but often think that the only answer is cosmetic surgery. This is a false notion. Anyone can have a healthy mouth if they follow the right oral hygiene strategies. Start off your year by setting good dental resolutions. Dr. H. Carl Burton Jr, DMD,…

Mouthguards: Protecting the Mouth and the Brain

Mouthguards have come a long way. Today, these devices are custom made from durable plastic polymers, are well tolerated and help protect the oral cavity from injury. Unfortunately, each year thousands of young individuals who play sports never wear mouth guards and consequently suffer from moderate to severe injuries of the jaw, often leading to…

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

There have been many things written about George Washington, but one famous story is that he had wooden dentures. This story has circulated for quite some time on the Internet. In fact, there are even some history textbooks which repeat this story. But the question is: is there any truth to it? Did George Washington…

How Long is a Crown Supposed to Last?

When you have teeth that are chipped, cracked or just weak, you will need either a crown or a filling. Fillings are used to replace a small portion of a tooth that is missing or needs to be replaced. Dental crowns are used to cover the whole visible surface of a tooth. It covers the…

What are the Differences Between Porcelain Veneers and Composite Veneers?

If you have discolored, chipped or misshapen teeth, you may be considering getting veneers. Veneers are also used to correct stained, misaligned and gap teeth. They are a great way to achieve a perfect smile. Veneers are not reversible – once you get them, you can’t change your mind. The two most popular forms are…

Why Professional Teeth Whitening is Better Than OTC Products

People have always wanted to look better and feel better. However, people are concerned now more than ever with having brighter, whiter teeth. Hardly a day goes by when you don’t see a commercial on tv for either whitening toothpaste or strips. People spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year on products to…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

Many people want to have a beautiful smile and healthy teeth but often think that the only answer is cosmetic surgery. This is a false notion. Anyone can have a healthy mouth if they follow the right oral hygiene strategies. Start off your year by setting good dental resolutions. Dr. H. Carl Burton Jr, DMD,…

Cleaning and Maintaining Your New Denture Implants

Many people believe that once they have denture implants, they are set for life and do not need to do much. Unfortunately, denture implants require life-long care, and if you do not look after them, you will need some type of denture replacement in the future, which could result in significant expense and aggravation. Here…

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

There have been many things written about George Washington, but one famous story is that he had wooden dentures. This story has circulated for quite some time on the Internet. In fact, there are even some history textbooks which repeat this story. But the question is: is there any truth to it? Did George Washington…