What You Should Know About Dental Sealants
12 December 2017
You can reduce your chance of developing tooth decay by using dental sealants. Below are some major aspects of dental sealants that you need to know. Use this information to decide whether or not you should have the sealants placed on your teeth.
What They Are
Dental sealants are thin coats of materials, such as plastics, which are placed on the molars. These prevent the accumulation of bacteria or pieces of food on the teeth.
Partial to an Additional Tooth: Could I Add Another Tooth to My Partial Denture?
10 November 2017
Getting a partial denture with one or two teeth is a fast and inexpensive way to ensure your smile doesn't suffer in the absence of a tooth or two. However, according to statistics, adults between the ages of 20 to 64 have an average of 24.92 remaining teeth. That means that no matter what age you are, it is likely that you could lose at least one or more teeth in the future.
Dental Services That a General Dentist Can Provide to Your Family Members
25 October 2017
Some friends come and go, but family is here to stay. For the most part, family are the people that share in your happiness, but also help you get through difficult times. It is important to ensure your family has a clean bill of health, as they are your blood and support system, filling your life with positivity when you need it. Many of the dental problems that affect different family members, from children to the elderly, are actually preventable.
Dental Implants: What You Need to Know About Temporary Dental Crowns
2 October 2017
The length of time necessary for each stage of a dental implant will vary from patient to patient. The tooth that is to be replaced might need to be removed before the actual implant (a metal bolt) can be inserted into your jawbone. You will then generally need to wait for osseointegration to take place, wherein your jawbone will fuse around the implant to secure it into place. Once this has occurred, an abutment can be fitted to the top of the implant before a specially fabricated dental prosthesis is permanently attached, thus completing the dental implant.