Archive for August, 2012

How to Eliminate the Pain, Discomfort, and Embarrassment of Dentures

If you have missing teeth, you may fear that dentures are the only solution. But good news—you may not have to resort to painful, uncomfortable, expensive dentures that may fall out or slip at any time, causing anxiety and embarrassment. Depending on your personal situation, there may be a much better answer. Dental implants are… Read more

What are Dental Implants?

Fixing the problem of missing teeth has always been a challenge, but fortunately, there is one solution that offers many advantages over other common methods: dental implants. A dental implant is made from titanium and is actually implanted into the jaw. A crown is then placed on top. While it takes 3-6 months for the… Read more

Bone Regeneration Allows for Successful Placement of Dental Implants

Did you know that the concept of re-growing bones isn’t just a scene from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? It’s actually possible! While an oral surgeon may not be able to give you a new arm simply by having you drink a foul tasting magic potion called “Skele-Gro,” they can use state-of-the-art technology… Read more

Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Aftercare

Many people are extremely nervous about having their wisdom teeth removed. If you have to undergo surgery, be sure to discuss your fears with your oral surgeon. He or she will explain exactly what is involved and help you feel more at ease. Often the wisdom teeth are removed under local anesthesia, which means you… Read more

Early Oral Care in Children Can Prevent the Need for Dental Surgery in Adulthood

It’s never too early to start dental care to avoid dental surgery in later life. Experts believe that dental care should start even before the child has developed teeth. Simply massaging a baby’s gums should be undertaken daily. Once the first teeth emerge, a very soft wet toothbrush can be used to brush the teeth… Read more

The Advantages of Dental Implants – Orlando

For most people, having a good set of teeth and an attractive smile is really important. People tend to notice teeth that are yellowed, crooked or – much worse – missing! Fortunately, replacing lost teeth is a relatively simple procedure these days. With significantly improved technology in the last 10 years, issues with your teeth… Read more