How To Care For Your Dental Implant After Surgery

Properly caring for yourself after dental implant surgery can speed up the healing process and make things easier for you overall, and following the care instructions provided by your dentist can help you avoid certain complications. If you're not sure what to expect, here's a list of some common post-surgical side effects, as well as things to avoid so that your recovery is smooth. Pain Pain following dental implant surgery is perfectly normal, and your dentist will let you know what to take. Read More 

How to Know if Your Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out

Also known as third molars, wisdom teeth are nothing more than an unnecessary set of teeth, graciously left over from your ancestors. Thousands of years ago, they probably came in handy for chewing a rough selection of foods that included roots, nuts, leaves, and meat. But it sure doesn't seem very wise that they've decided to stick around, particularly since they can cause problems. While some people never have an issue with their wisdom teeth, you may suspect that you do. Read More 

Tips To Make Your Clear Aligners As Invisible As Possible

Many people choose to straighten their teeth with clear braces. One of the many benefits of the aligners is the fact that they are nearly invisible. While this is true, the braces may be noticed by some people. If this is a concern of yours, then follow the tips below to make them appear as invisible as possible.  Floss And Sip On Water Throughout The Day When you first start wearing your aligners, you will be provided with a number of instructions that help you understand how to care for your braces. Read More 

3 Root Canal Myths You Can Safely Ignore

Just the words "root canal" can cause fear in the hearts of dental patients – even those who don't ordinarily have dental phobias. It's no surprise – if your dentist tells you that you need a root canal, it's very likely that you're already dealing with pain or an infection, and the idea of your dentist digging deep into your tooth roots on top of that can be very unsettling. But it may also be that you've heard some untrue things about root canals. Read More 

What Are The Dangers Of Periodontal Disease And How Do You Prevent It?

Periodontal disease is a pretty common dental problem. In fact, half of U.S. adults have been diagnosed with the advanced gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If your gum disease has progressed to this advanced stage, you have more to worry about than puffy gums and bleeding when you brush your teeth. Periodontal disease is a serious oral health issue that can affect other parts of your body. Read More