How To Prevent Gum And Tooth Problems Around Your Dental Crown
23 July 2017
If you have had a tooth replaced with a dental implant, you likely have a beautiful dental crown that has replaced the natural crown of your lost tooth. Dental crowns that are used in single-tooth restorations are often made of tooth-colored material, such as porcelain or porcelain-over-metal, to ensure that the crown is difficult to distinguish from a natural tooth. Still, some dental patients begin with a beautiful crown that is flush with their gums and looks completely natural, but later develops gum recession and exposed roots near the crown.
Dental Implants: Where Does The Bone For A Bone Graft Come From?
26 June 2017
When you have a missing tooth, the bone near the area where the tooth was lost can deteriorate. After the bone in your jaw as deteriorated, there are many procedures that are difficult to perform, such as installing dental implants. A bone augmentation may then be necessary in order to create a location where the implant can be embedded securely. The jaw bone might not be tall enough or wide enough.
7 June 2017
If your child needs to have restorative dental work, a dental crown may be used during the treatment process. A crown provides fortification for a tooth that has been compromised by a large cavity or other trauma. Although a filling may be used to replace a portion of the missing tooth material, it may not offer adequate protection or structural support.
A crown can protect a treated tooth from bacterial invasion and fortify the natural tooth crown to help ensure that the tooth can withstand normal amounts of bite pressure.
The 411 On Teeth Whitening
23 February 2017
The quest for whiter teeth is something that many people seek. Some people want whiter teeth, but they mistakenly think that it is something that is only achievable for celebrities. Teeth whitening is a dental service that can be provided to virtually anyone, and it does not have to be a time-consuming procedure. The following are a few things to keep in mind if you are curious about getting your teeth whiter.