Dental patients who are interested in cosmetic issues should be aware of the capabilities of modern dental imaging and modeling technology. Nowadays, cosmetic dentists have powerful modeling tools available to them that have revolutionized the services they can provide to patients looking for a whiter smile or straighter teeth. A dental modeling program allows dentists to show patients how cosmetic treatments will look afterwards. Though the capabilities that this offers are revolutionary, the process of using dental imaging is simple.
22 December 2015
Chronic hyperplastic candidiasis is a type of oral candidiasis, also known as oral thrush or yeast. It's caused by an overgrowth of a fungi that's naturally present inside your mouth, Candida albicans. Here are four things you need to know about chronic hyperplastic candidiasis. Why does the yeast overgrow? Candida albicans is a natural part of your oral flora, but it's also an opportunistic fungi. This means that it's harmless until something changes inside your mouth that gives it the chance to grow and divide, but as soon as it gets the opportunity, it will overgrow and lead to disease.
3 December 2015
You want to give your baby the best start possible in life and this includes making sure you do all you can to take care of their teeth from the start. Therefore, educate yourself on baby teeth and the ways they can become damaged so you know what to watch for and how to care properly for them. The information below will give you some information on your baby's first teeth, habits that can damage them and what you can do to properly care for them.
13 November 2015
If you have ever had a root canal you know it can quite the process. Even though the actual procedure may be simple, the healing and the pain before can be difficult. However, root canals are one of the best things for the state of your teeth, and without this procedure you might have to have a whole tooth extracted. Here are some reasons why you might need a root canal.
27 October 2015
If your dentist has recommended braces for your teen's teeth, you may be concerned about the way they may affect your child's self-esteem. Braces that are made of metal are usually quite noticeable when placed on the front surface of the teeth. As a teen, your child may already be overly concerned about his or her appearance. In order to straighten your child's teeth without causing a drastic change to his or her appearance, you need an orthodontic option that is less noticeable than traditional braces.
13 October 2015
Dental Implants are a great solution for missing teeth since they look and function like regular teeth. However, implants that are not taken care of properly will result in a number of large and small dental issues. One of the smaller dental issues caused by dental implants is bad breath. At first, it may be difficult to determine why your dental implants are creating a bad odor. However, there are a few reasons why your dental implants may be causing bad breath.
28 September 2015
If you lose a tooth, you have a couple of methods available to you for replacing it. For one, you could have your dentist build a wire bridge between the teeth on either side of the missing tooth, and then adhere a crown to this support structure. For another, you could have your dentist, like those at Dental Images, implant a titanium root into your jawbone and attach a crown to it.
2 September 2015
As the wearer of a brand new set of dental implants, you may have mixed emotions: You're probably proud to be able to smile with confidence, but you may be a bit hesitant or worried because dental implants are still rather foreign to you. It's completely normal to feel this way, and having a period of adjustment is understandable. However, you can dramatically reduce your dental implant worries and speed up your adjustment by knowing a few simple things ahead of time.
13 August 2015
It is not easy navigating a busy schedule when you work in an office. Your days are jam-packed and changing your routine can be difficult. Even so, you should always make your oral health a priority. It is easy to implement a few small changes into your day-to-day life in order to benefit your oral health. Here are three easy, everyday tips for improving your oral health at the office.
29 July 2015
As an aging adult, it is likely that when you think of obtaining a new smile the first thing that you will think about is new dentures. Even though there are other options like dental implants, if you are like a lot of seniors, you assume that dental implants are a solution more for a younger patient. However, this is not actually true as there are many older adults who get implants just the same as younger people.
10 July 2015