2 Ways To Use A Dental Implant

15 December 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

A dental implant is a screw that is surgically implanted into the jawbone. The screw is usually made from titanium, which is a nonreactive metal that will not corrode over time.  For a single tooth replacement, the screw is topped by an abutment so that a synthetic crown can be attached to it. However, when a dental implant is placed, it may be used for more than a single tooth replacement. Here are two ways that your dentist may use a dental implant:  Read More 

Dealing With Sensitive Teeth

25 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Certain conditions can make your teeth become sensitive to different types of stimuli. When your teeth hurt, it can be hard for you to handle. Not only can your teeth and gums feel like they are stinging or throbbing, but the pain can also lead to headaches. Until you can get in to see the dentist, you want to learn how you can deal with the problem and lessen the discomfort you feel. Read More 

Can Your Dental Implants Go Bad?

5 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The term "dental implant" doesn't actually refer to your replacement tooth. When synthetic teeth (or "dental crowns") are placed, they have to be attached to a sturdy base in order to remain secure and unmoving. This base is a small, cylindrical piece of metal that is implanted under the gum line and either into, or on top of, the jawbone. Although dental implants are designed to last a very long time, it is entirely possible for them to fail. Read More 

Is A Gold Dental Crown Right For You?

16 October 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you are in need of a crown and you have been thinking that you would like to go with a gold crown, then you should take the time to learn a little bit about them. By educating yourself on the benefits of gold crowns, as well as any disadvantages they may have, you can make a more educated decision as to whether or not a gold crown is right for you. Read More 

Understanding The Root Canal Procedure

21 September 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If your dentist has recommended you have a root canal done, you are most likely a bit anxious about what the procedure involves. In the past, the procedure of having a root canal was associated with a great deal of pain, giving the process a bad reputation as a result. Today, the medications used to block pain and relieve pain when the procedure is done, do a better job at masking pain. Here is a summary about what a root canal does, how it is done, and how to relieve pain when it is over. Read More