Looking to upgrade your dental habits for optimal oral health? Check out our blog post for a look at five dental habits we recommend breaking to achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Regular dental visits, especially for dental cleanings and exams, are vital in maintaining and caring for your oral health. However, moving or finding a dental practice that accepts your dental insurance can sometimes interfere when you’re looking to receive care. Read our blog post for tips on choosing a dentist in Chesterfield, Missouri.
With the many dental services that can restore your smile, you may be wondering what a dental bridge can do for you. Well, a dental bridge can fix functional and cosmetic problems you may be experiencing. Read our blog post to learn more about the benefits of a dental bridge.
Today’s most commonly used dental implant material is titanium, a corrosion-resistant, high strength, biocompatible and silver-colored metal. Although this traditional dental prosthetic has a very high success rate, some patients are concerned about metal sensitivities and metal allergies. Fortunately, there is an alternative – zirconia dental implants. In this article, we will address some of … Continued
Dental implants are an investment in you and your oral health, improving your smile, boosting your self-confidence and restoring your natural ability to chew and bite. According to the American Dental Association´s Health Institute cost survey, the average cost of a single dental implant ranges from $3,100 to $5,800. The bill includes the implant, abutment and … Continued
Toothaches can be extremely painful and distracting. But while the pain might be so bad you think nothing but a tooth extraction can fix it, there are a few different remedies you can try at home before heading to the dentist. Check out our blog post where we review a few ways you can treat a toothache at home, along with when it might be time to head to the dentist for a professional opinion.
Human speech is highly complex, a combination of phonetic sounds created by the tongue, lips, teeth and vocal tract. When one of these structures doesn’t work correctly, speech is affected. For example, you may slur your words or even have a lisp. Typically when we speak, the tongue touches the teeth or the roof of … Continued
Dental implants are an excellent replacement solution for damaged or missing teeth because they have a more than 95% success rate. Their longevity depends on maintaining good oral hygiene habits and having regular dental checkups. While you might think that regularly brushing your teeth and gargling mouthwash are sufficient, they’re not good enough to reach … Continued
What is a dental bone graft, and why might you need one before having a dental implant? Bone grafts are required if your jawbone is too weak to receive an implant. That´s because dental implants are different from all other types of tooth restoration products because they replicate the entire tooth structure, including the root, which … Continued
Dental implants are the go-to solution for people wanting permanent teeth replacements that mimic the appearance and functionality of natural teeth. Placing an implant initially involves some discomfort and a recovery period following the minor surgical procedure. The length of recovery will vary from person to person but to make it easy and quick you´ll … Continued