Understanding And Preventing Failed Dental Implants

6 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Replacing one or more missing teeth with an implant is smart not only for your appearance, but also for your underlying dental health. While implant dentistry has a success rate of about 95 percent in most cases, certain issues may arise that cause implant failure. With proper understanding and care, you can reduce the risk of losing one of your new dental implants. Using this guide and the help of your dentist, you will understand the signs and causes of a failed implant and learn the best options for prevention. Read More 

3 Back-To-School Tips For Healthy Teeth

22 August 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

The summer is almost over, and that means only one thing – it's time to buy school supplies, fill backpacks, and pack lunches for the new school year. Back-to-school time is commonly the time to catch up on medical check-ups and vaccinations, so while you're at it, it's also a good time to make sure that your child's dental health doesn't get overlooked. Take a look at some back-to-school tips that can help you keep your child's teeth healthy in the upcoming school year. Read More 

Three Possible Causes Of Your Chronic Bad Breath

2 June 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

It's normal to have bad breath occasionally—like after a garlicky meal—but it's not normal to always have bad breath. If you suffer from chronic bad breath, you shouldn't rely on self-help methods like mints and gum to keep the odor under control. You could have an underlying dental condition that's causing the odor. Here are three possible causes of your chronic bad breath. Xerostomia Xerostomia—the medical term for a dry mouth—can lead to bad breath. Read More 

Want Healthier Teeth? Make Sure You’re Getting Your Magnesium

10 May 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

When you think of dental health, the nutrient that probably comes to mind first is calcium. While calcium certainly is essential for healthy teeth, it won't keep cavities and decay away on its own. You also need another mineral, magnesium, to maintain healthy tooth enamel. Many people in the U.S. don't get enough magnesium in their diet, and their dental health tends to suffer as a result. Read on to learn more about the role of magnesium in dental health and how you can ensure you're getting enough of this nutrient. Read More 

Spring Allergies And Your Mouth: The Connection And What You Can Do To Find Relief

8 April 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, approximately 50 million Americans are impacted by allergies each year. Many people suffer with the most common symptoms of seasonal allergies – including a stuffy nose, watery eyes and sneezing – but there are other ways that the irritants can impact your health. Here are a few of the lesser known oral symptoms commonly associated with seasonal allergies, and what you can do to find relief: Read More