3 Ways A Dental Crown Can Be More Interesting

Dental crowns usually serve a functional purpose of protecting the roots and core of a tooth and prevent a tooth extraction after severe decay or trauma. However, dental crowns can also be cosmetic additions to your mouth. Occasionally, crowns are used instead of veneers to help cover discolored or misshapen teeth to give you a natural, beautiful smile. In most cases, crowns are made from ceramic or porcelain that is dyed and specially crafted to match the color of your natural teeth. Read More 

Why Choose Mini Dental Implants?

Your dentist suggests mini dental implants. Now you're thinking, "Are these just teeny tiny versions of the real thing?" In a way yes. Obviously, by the name, mini implants are smaller than the traditional version. But, that doesn't mean they aren't as effective or only fill smaller jobs. In some cases, these types of implants are actually better options. What are the advantages of a mini dental implant system (also known as MDI)? Read More 

Fear Not: What to Expect When You Wear Your First Dentures

Will you need to get your first dentures in the near future? If so, you may be nervous about the experience. Perhaps you have even considered not wearing dentures because you may know of someone else who got their teeth extracted and did not get dentures. It is important to note that choosing not to get dentures can cause you additional health problems and affect your appearance. For example, proper chewing is an important part of digestion, and dentures and natural teeth provide support to facial structures, which is why some people without dentures have a " Read More 

Reasons You Might Choose Metal-Free Zirconia Dental Implants

Dentists are starting to suggest that metal-free zirconia dental implants are better than many other options out there. Why is this the case? Here are four reasons you might want to consider them when you need dental implants. Avoid Gray Gums When metal implants are used, people with thin or receding gums have the problem of them looking gray. This is due to the titanium in the implants, so you avoid the issue by choosing metal-free zirconia ones. Read More 

Bruxism: A Look At The Consequences And How To Curb This Habit

Do you grind your teeth or clench your jaws at night? Dentists and other medical professionals refer to this habit as bruxism – and it's not a habit to be proud of. Clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth can have serious consequences for your dental health and overall health. Here's a closer look, along with some tips for putting an end to your bruxism. What are the consequences of bruxism? Read More