Basic Dental Care Made Simple

Three Ways Veneers Can Protect Your Teeth

Veneers are a common cosmetic dentistry tool that can vastly improve the look of your smile. Whether your teeth are crooked, less than white, or damaged, veneers can take years off your appearance and make it look like you were born with perfect teeth. However, that's not the only thing that veneers can do. If you have existing damage to your teeth, veneers can potentially protect them and improve your life.   Read More...

8 Tips For Taking Better Care Of Your Gums

There's more to great oral care than brushing your teeth. In order to maintain a healthy mouth, it is important to take good care of your gums too. If you neglect your gums, you put yourself at risk of developing gum disease. Approximately half of Americans adults have gum disease. This oral health condition can lead to tooth loss, diabetes complications and even heart disease. Here are eight tips for taking better care of your gums.   Read More...

Five Common Problems With Dental Implants And What To Do Next

Dental implants help restore your smile, your ability to speak clearly, and your ability to chew your food. However, getting dental implants is a major surgical procedure. You should be prepared for complications, even when your dentist says that the risks are low. (That way, if you have no complications or complaints at all, you can feel really good about your procedure.) Of those who experience post-surgical dental implant problems, the vast majority fall into the following categories.   Read More...

Can You Get Dental Veneers?

Misshapen teeth can hurt your self-confidence. In the past, repairing the teeth might have required extensive dental work. However, advances in dental technology has led to the creation of dental veneers. The veneers are a simpler solution that can help create a perfect smile in a visit or two to the dentist. If you have misshapen teeth, here is what you need to know about dental veneers. Are You a Good Candidate?   Read More...

Understanding Some Complications If An Oral Abscess Is Not Treated

If you have a relatively large lump or protrusion on your gum tissues, then you likely have something called an abscess. Abscesses are dangerous tissue infections that need to be treated as soon as possible, but some individuals will wait to see if the issue passes. However, abscesses will not go away on their own due to the way that the infection develops and the bacteria become trapped in the abscess itself.   Read More...