• What Are My Options for Tooth Replacement After Extraction?

    What Are My Options for Tooth Replacement After Extraction?

    After you have a tooth extracted, replacing the tooth is an important step to make sure you keep the bones in your mouth healthy. Because neglecting to replace the tooth can cause bone density loss.  Not only do the bones in your mouth weaken when you leave a gap where your extracted tooth was, but

  • Can Periodontal Disease Be Reversed?

    Can Periodontal Disease Be Reversed?

    If you’ve been to the dentist lately, you might have experienced your dentist or hygienist poking your gums in the spaces between your teeth and recording measurements after each poke. All of that prodding was your dentist’s way of checking for periodontal disease. Dentists and dental hygienists use a probe, which is essentially a tiny

  • 5 Best Vitamins & Minerals for Teeth and Gums

    5 Best Vitamins & Minerals for Teeth and Gums

    To keep your teeth and gums healthy, you should maintain your overall health. This means eating vitamin- and mineral-rich foods as part of a healthy diet. Though overall health is connected to oral health, so all healthy foods will help protect your teeth and gums, certain vitamins and minerals are especially important for the health

  • How Long do Porcelain Dental Crowns Last?

    How Long do Porcelain Dental Crowns Last?

    Dental crowns refer to covers or “caps” that your dentist might put over teeth to restore them to a natural shape and size and allow them to function properly. Crowns help to strengthen teeth and also improve their appearance, if necessary. Why would I need a dental crown? You might need a dental crown if