What Are Endosteal Implants?

You may be wondering, “What are endosteal implants?” Endosteal implants are titanium or ceramic dental implants that the oral surgeon installs inside your jawbone. The opposite of standard endosteal implants is subperiosteal dental implants, which our dentist recommends only when patients don’t have enough healthy jawbone to support the insertion of an endosteal implant. That’s…

What Are Lumineers?

Nothing can light up a room like a big smile. As a result, our teeth get a lot of attention. Perhaps that’s why there are so many ways to keep our teeth healthy and our smiles bright these days. From home whitening kits and invisible straighteners to veneers and dental implants, almost any cosmetic issue…

Loose Adult Tooth

Once upon a time, a loose tooth was exciting. It meant a visit from the tooth fairy, maybe a little prize or reward under your pillow. As the years moved forward, each loose tooth meant we were a little older, a little wiser, a little closer to growing up and experiencing the world on our…

What Are Dental Retainers?

Most of us think of orthodontic work as involving teeth-straightening. And it is undoubtedly true that much of the work a good dentist or orthodontist does include straightening teeth. Tools like braces and Invisalign are critical when it comes to dental health and appearance. But we rarely think about what happens after. The devices that…

Causes of Bad Breath

Everyone suffers from bad breath from time to time. Most people react by reaching for a breath mint or mouthwash. But a little learning goes a long way, and understanding the causes of bad breath can help you develop habits that keep halitosis – the clinical name for bad breath – at bay. The exact…

What are Cavities?

Cavities are one of the most common problems you can have with your teeth. In fact, the CDC estimates that more than 90 percent of Americans over the age of 20 have at least one cavity. For many of us, cavities were the stuff of our adolescent nightmares. But an hour in a dentist’s chair…