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How Long do Dental Implants Last?


A dental implant is an excellent option for long-term tooth replacement, but a common question is how long do dental implants last? Factors that alter how long dental implants are viable depend on the patient's lifestyle and dental hygiene. The […] Continue Reading


How to Prevent Periodontal Disease


Statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention show that 47.2 percent of Americans over the age of 30 have periodontal disease. Only the gum suffers the effects of gingivitis, but periodontal diseases upset both the gums and the […] Continue Reading


4 Important Dental Implant Surgery Tips


There is often some degree of anxiety in most patients before a dental implant surgery. Many fear that dental implant surgery is painful and risky. However, knowing exactly what to expect and what to do before going into dental implant […] Continue Reading


What Causes Periodontal Disease?


It is common to see people worry if they hurt their hand, and it bleeds. Yet, not many people think it is a big deal when their gums bleed while flossing or brushing. In a 1999 study conducted by the […] Continue Reading


Common Dental Oral Surgery Procedures


Below we will outline some of the most common oral surgery procedures, and the benefits they can have for fixing some oral health issues.  Wisdom teeth removal Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, often need to be extracted because […] Continue Reading


Alternatives to Oral Surgery


Coronectomy – An Alternative to wisdom tooth extraction Coronectomy, according to a report published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, is the better oral surgery alternative for patients above the age of 40. Since they are more prone […] Continue Reading


Can Periodontal Disease Be Reversed?


Do you think you might have the beginnings of periodontal disease? Wondering what to do about it if you do? The sooner you address any dental problems by making an appointment with an experienced dentist, the better chances you are […] Continue Reading


5 Reasons Gum Health Is Vital


If it wasn't for a person's gums, how would he or she chew? Healthy gums help keep a person healthy and in good shape. Healthy gums are important for a person if you want to feel your best. A person's […] Continue Reading


What to Expect During and After a Bone Grafting Procedure


Bone grafting makes it possible for those with limited bone tissue to get dental implants. The effects of poor oral hygiene go well beyond horrible breath and yellow teeth. If patients do not promptly address oral health concerns such as […] Continue Reading


5 Ways to Check Your Periodontal Health


In our daily lives, the food we choose to eat can have good or bad effects on our dental health. One of these adverse effects can become the cause of periodontal disease. People don't usually pay much attention to their […] Continue Reading