Traditional braces come with wires and brackets that can easily trap food particles leading to bacteria and plaque buildup. Plaque can result in certain acids that eat away the minerals from your tooth enamel. This changes how light is reflected from your teeth, causing white spots in those areas from where you couldn't remove the plaque....Continue reading
Dental implants are the closest you can get to healthy and natural-looking teeth. They replace the root and crown of the missing tooth and extend the life of the surrounding natural teeth. They also help in maintaining jaw bone support.
While a loose tooth is common in children, it can also cause concern among adults. Anything from poor oral hygiene, advanced gum disease, grinding on teeth, chewing on hard food, or an injury to the mouth can damage your tooth and loosen it. While it is always preferable to save a tooth, pulling out a cracked, infected, or diseased tooth will help protect your other teeth. Visit your dentist if your loose tooth causes severe pain and needs to be pulled out immediately.
Bad breath is a common condition that affects more than 50% of the general population. Bad breath is not only psychologically distressing but can also affect personal relationships and quality of life. There are several underlying causes of bad breath which can include gum disease like gingivitis and periodontitis, and poor oral hygiene....Continue reading
A gummy smile can easily and effectively be treated with Botox. The best part of this treatment is that it is not invasive and it is a quick procedure! Botox has botulinum toxin type A, and when injected, it can relax the muscles in the upper lip and limit the rise of the upper lip when smiling, so the gums will remain covered. Two or more units of Botox are injected in the area between the nose and upper lip to reduce the appearance of any “gummy” smile, creating a more appealing and natural smile....Continue reading
A healthy mouth can keep major diseases at bay and improve your overall health. While many patients consider missing teeth to be no big deal, it can cause more harm than anticipated. Hence, it is essential to replace missing teeth without any delay....Continue reading
In general, oral habits like brushing and flossing can help keep bacteria under control. However, routine dental visits are critical to properly maintaining your oral health. We recommend dental exams and regular cleanings at least twice a year to maintain good oral hygiene and to improve quality of life....Continue reading
Most people ignore flossing because they have not been properly informed WHY they should floss. Once they see bleeding, a common response is to stop flossing or say, “My gums always bleed!” Ignoring flossing allows harmful bacteria and plaque to accumulate in the mouth, causing cavities and periodontal disease. Learn about the benefits of flossing and follow these tips to floss your teeth properly....Continue reading
Periodontal disease, though common, is preventable with good oral hygiene and proper treatment. Regular dental checkups help detect periodontal disease before it impacts your oral health and reduces your chances of developing the disease....Continue reading
Selecting the right dentist for your family is an important decision. You and your dentist will be partners in maintaining your family’s oral health. Make sure you choose a dental care provider who can meet the needs of your family....Continue reading