Types of Gum Disease

Posted on: 24 April 2015

One of the last things you ever want your dentist to tell you is that you have gum disease. This is a serious issue, and once it gets to a certain point, treatment is difficult and tooth loss may be inevitable. If caught early enough though, it can be treated. There are two types of gum disease you need to know about: gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis This is basically the first stage of gum disease. [Read More]

Tips To Overcome Your Fear Of The Dentist

Posted on: 27 March 2015

Are you afraid of the dentist?  If so, you're not alone.  Some people are so anxious about a session in the dentist's chair that they won't even make an appointment and haven't paid a visit in years.  If you fall into this category, it's possible that you are experiencing toothache or that your teeth don't look nice. But what can you do? Read on to find out more. Understanding dental advances [Read More]

Invisible Straighteners Versus a Mouth Full of Metal: Top Five Reasons Invisalign Braces Are Better

Posted on: 25 February 2015

You're ready to straighten your smile, but you aren't sure if you should get traditional metal braces or the newfangled invisible Invisalign braces. Ultimately, you and your orthodontist will have to work together to determine which option is right for your mouth, but while deciding, keep in mind the host of advantages offered by Invisalign straighteners. Here is a look at the top five advantages compared to metal braces: 1. Invisalign Straighteners Are Not Attached to Any Popular Insults yet [Read More]

The Future Of Dentistry: Print Your Own Teeth!

Posted on: 27 January 2015

Are you considering consulting a prosthodontist in the hope of restoring a damaged or missing tooth?  If so, you're probably concerned about how the dental work will affect the way that you look post-procedure. Traditionally, dentists have been able to produce computer simulations to show patients the results of proposed prosthodontics and to help to explain the likely outcome of procedures.  But now there is a 'new kid on the block' in the form of the 3D printer. [Read More]