Causes Of Dental Implant Failure

Once a missing tooth is replaced with a dental implant, the ball is largely in your court to ensure you preserve it well. Maintaining good oral hygiene and visiting your dentist regularly for oral cleaning will ensure that the area around your implants does not develop any inflammation. The dentist will also remove hardened tartar on your gums and implants, ensuring that you stay clear of any infection that would cause bone loss and eventually cause your implant to come off. Read More 

Get Back On Schedule With Dental Visits - Getting Over Your Fear Of The Dentist

If you haven't been to the dentist in a long time, you might be reluctant to pick up the phone and rekindle your relationship. Even if you are scared of going back to the dentist, a routine visit might be easier than you think. Here are four reasons you should get back in the dentist's chair and get over the hump of that first visit back. 1. Your Dentist has Seen it All Read More 

Flossing Your Teeth Is Healthy For Your Body And Mind Too

Regular flossing removes plaque and bacteria from between your teeth, helping to fight gum disease and tooth decay. But did you know the nasty bacteria that take up residence in those hard-to-reach places isn't just damaging to your teeth and gums? A growing body of research suggests that flossing to protect against gum disease also may help prevent heart disease, certain cancers, and dementia. Heart Disease Studies point to a link between gum disease and atherosclerotic vascular disease, according to the American Heart Association. Read More 

Could You Have Gum Disease? Here’s How To Tell

Gum disease is a serious dental health problem that affects many people. It ranges in severity but, if left untreated, can lead to severe dental damage and tooth loss. Gum disease is caused by allowing plaque to remain on the teeth. When allowed on the teeth too long, it can quickly progress to tartar, which can only be removed via a professional cleaning. Once you have developed tartar, you're even more prone to it in the future, and if you don't keep up with your regular cleanings, you could find yourself with gum disease before you know it. Read More 

Three Great Reasons Not To Skip Flossing

When you're rushing to get ready for work in the morning, it's easy to let good habits slide. One of those habits is flossing your teeth. Many adults remember to brush, but then rush out of the bathroom before engaging in brushing's equally important counterpart – flossing. To help motivate you to make flossing a more integral part of your daily routine, here's a look at three good reasons not to skip flossing. Read More