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.
What You Need To Know Now About Choosing The Right Crown For Your Smile
13 February 2017
Your smile is your crowning glory. Sometimes, though, a tooth may become weak or broken. It's then that your smile needs the royal treatment. When your dentist tells you that you need a crown to strengthen a tooth or when you need a crown due to a dental implant, you must choose a type of crown based on your dentist's recommendations and on what your insurance permits.
First, what is a crown?