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Periodontal Health for Women

Posted on December 9, 2018
Although women typically have better indicators of periodontal health and receive dental checkups more regularly than men, hormonal fluctuations can have an impact on the health of women’s gums. At different stages of their lives, women may face increased susceptibility to periodontal disease. ‍Puberty During puberty, an elevated level of such hormones as estrogen and progesterone cause increased blood circulation to the gums. This may lead to the gums’ heightened sensitivity to any irritation, including food

Single Tooth Dental Implants

Posted on December 9, 2018
Almost everyone will lose at least one adult tooth by the time they are a senior. Many might think that this is only a cosmetic dentistry issue, but failing to replace a missing or extracted tooth can result in a myriad of other issues. For patients who have recently lost a tooth or will need to have a tooth extracted in the near future, single-tooth dental implants are one of the most effective and safe

Young And “Sharp” Smile

Posted on December 9, 2018
Aging affects your teeth and oral health just like any other part of your body. Dentistry offers techniques to keep patients smiles attractive essentially stopping (or even reversing) the aging process. The most important part of the bite analysis starts by diagnosis. A comprehensive oral evaluation and occlusal evaluation (bite evaluation) are necessary to determine the causes of the bite collapse. Usual causes of an aged smile include Loss of posterior dental support due to
Prosthodontics is the dental specialty that deals with the restoration and replacement of damaged or missing teeth. A prosthodontic dental professional is called a prosthodontist. In order to obtain a certificate to practice prosthodontics a dentist must complete three additional years of advanced education beyond (4 years of) dental school. During these three additional years a prosthodontic resident studies to become the engineer of the oral cavity. Like any very technical field there is more

Whitening and Brightening your Smile

Posted on December 9, 2018
If you want to obtain a bright and white smile, teeth whitening may be just what you are looking for. Not only is teeth whitening effect, but it can also considerably change your smile and improve your self-esteem. The ingredient that actually bleaches (whitens) enamel is called peroxide and is present in most teeth whitening products. The strength of the whitening treatment typically depends on the strength of the peroxide contained in the whitening product. The current percentages of