How to Maintain Your New Dental Implants

How to Maintain Your New Dental Implants

How to Maintain Your New Dental Implants

For people who are missing some teeth or have damaged teeth, a great option is to have dental implants. Dental implants can immediately restore the natural look of a face and will also allow you to eat, speak and chew without any impediments. However, if you want your implants to last, you need to take care…

How Is A Cracked Tooth Treated With A Root Canal?

Developing a cracked tooth is not unusual. Causes of a cracked tooth may include a blow to the face, biting down on something very hard or a decayed tooth which cracks when biting down on any type of food. Most people quickly become aware of a cracked tooth. The good news is that one should not…

What You Should Know About Invisalign Treatment

Unlike traditional metal braces, dentists also offer Invisalign treatment. Essentially, this is a process of wearing a series of clear, removable aligners that gradually straighten your teeth. With Invisalign, there are no wires or brackets. Also, unlike the metal braces, there are no restrictions with Invisalign either. If you live in Greenville, SC and are…

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…

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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…

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…

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…