Aside from being unsightly, tooth loss can even cause a person to struggle in normal activities like eating or speaking. Fortunately, dentures have helped many people in regaining their lost structures. Although there are newer and improved options available, many people still choose the age-old solution. The good thing is, as improvements are being made in dental care, dentures… Continue Reading
Just like any other dental procedure, no matter how common they may be, some individuals are still scared of undergoing wisdom tooth removal. Usually, this is a result of people believing several inaccurate information that they have heard or found on the internet.
In order to prevent misunderstandings and misinformation about wisdom tooth and its procedure,… Continue Reading
Oral health is as important as the overall health, and these two are somewhat connected. Like any other area in the body, the mouth is filled with bacteria, which are mostly harmless. However, with the mouth as the entry point to the respiratory and digestive tracts, some of these bacteria can cause disease.
It is for those reasons why dentists typically… Continue Reading
Although the teeth are found to be durable, certain cases cause these structures to decay or even crack. A cracked tooth is one of the most common dental issues and may result in tooth loss if left untreated.
Several factors can cause the teeth to crack, including:
Most people would agree that they don't look forward to having their teeth extracted. However, some instances require the said procedure instead of compromising more structures or overall oral health. At Town Center Dental of LaGrange, patients can rest easy since our dentist understand that extraction is not the most pleasant procedure. So, to make the experience more bearable,… Continue Reading
If you think that you are safe from the effects of gum disease by brushing first thing in the morning and right before sleeping, you are mistaken. Even by brushing religiously every day, a person can still be at risk of the potentially devastating condition. That is because you may have been missing on the other necessities to keep the overall oral health in shape. Remember, sound… Continue Reading
From the name of the surgery itself, it is easy to tell what this procedure is all about. It might seem unbelievable, but it’s real! Teeth in a Day surgery exists to remove and replace teeth in a span of one day. Not only that, all bone procedures are completed in a day as well. It is known to have less recovery time compared to regular dental surgery. Permanent implants are more… Continue Reading
Despite the introduction of newer services and techniques in the field of dentistry, many people still can't help but feel anxious and scared. Know that dentists totally understand patients who feel this way, and they should know they are not alone. Many people also suffer from dental anxiety that can sometimes be too much that they would choose not to see the dentist at all. Rather… Continue Reading
It is normal for patients to feel excited after finally receiving their first set of Invisalign aligners. Not long enough, they will have to get the straight smile that they wish to have. However, before they could see the final result, there are certain steps that they need to follow first to make the treatment successful. Don’t worry—Invisalign is not as burdensome as the traditional… Continue Reading
For patients who are suffering from tooth loss, knowing that there is a solution for their dental dilemma can make them feel better. Fortunately, the technological advances made way for several restorative dentistry options that patients can take advantage of. Instead of opting for a wobbly appliance or a prosthesis that requires enamel reduction to be held in place, another alternative… Continue Reading