Make Sure You Properly Care for Your Dentures

Everyone, regardless of whether they have baby teeth, adult teeth or dentures, should see a dentist regularly. Over time, your mouth, teeth and even your dentures change, requiring professional oral care. If you currently wear dentures, here’s why you still need to go to a dentist periodically. Dentures and Mouths Change Over Time   Dentures are… Read more »

Periodontal Disease: Causes To Consequences

If you have been told that you have periodontal (gum) disease, you’re not alone. Many adults have some form of the disease; however it affects some individuals differently than others. Periodontal disease ranges from simple gum inflammation to major damage to the soft tissue and bone around teeth, which if left untreated, can result in… Read more »

Dentures – What To Expect?

There are many reasons why people lose their teeth.  The most common causes are cavities, periodontal disease, tooth wear, tooth erosion, and accidents.  Years ago, extraction was one of the only options available for the treatment of these dental diseases, and many of us have parents or grandparents who had all of their teeth pulled… Read more »

What are the Risks of Dental Radiographs?

Radiographs (x-rays) have always played a large part of diagnosis and planning within dentistry, and with the advent of cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanners, that role is becoming bigger still. Briefly, a CBCT is similar to a medical grade CT machine in that it allows 3-dimensional evaluation of bone (as well as other tissues); however, the… Read more »