Sweet Tooth: Reducing The Impact Diabetes Has On Dental Implant Success

Medical technology has advanced enough that even people with uncontrolled diabetes can successfully have dental implants installed. While studies have shown the survival rate of dental implants in diabetics to be around 92 percent, people with this disease must take extra measures in the years afterwards to prevent the implants from failing. Here are a few oral health issues that can affect the long-term success of your dental implant and simple things you can do to correct them. Read More 

Sweet Tooth Giving You Cavities? 3 Sweet Treats That Can Actually Help Fight Cavities

Is an uncontrollable sweet tooth the bane of your oral health? It can be hard to resist the cookies, candies, and cakes that you pass by in the grocery store or that are kept in your home by family members when you love sugary sweets. While eating a bit of candy here and there likely won't sabotage your dental health, eating these treats daily, especially if you don't brush immediately after eating them, can. Read More 

Dental Crowns And Photography: Capturing A Natural Smile

Major changes to your mouth may change your self-esteem for something as simple as taking a picture. If you're in need of a dental crown, there are many ways you can prepare and work with a dentist to minimize the crown's effect on your smile. With the proper adjustments, you can ensure that your dental crowns will not be a sore thumb in any future pictures that you are a part of. Read More 

Dental Fears & The Movies: Myths From The Cinemas

Fear of the dentist is real, may be referred to as dentophobia, and is something that people go through on an annual basis when their next appointment rolls back around. One of the main elements that perpetuates the fear of the dentist is the fictional television and movie content that makes it seem so evil. By breaking down a selection of popular dentists in the movies, you can overcome your fears by separating myth from fact. Read More 

Causes And Treatment Of 4 Common Cosmetic Dentistry Problems

When you mention the term "cosmetic dentistry," tooth whitening is often the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are several other dental problems that cosmetic dentists have the training and experience to repair. Here is an explanation of how cosmetic dentists can treat four common dental problems. Tooth Crowding Tooth crowding is one of the most common culprits behind malocclusion, a condition where the top and bottom teeth cannot be closed comfortably. Read More