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What is Orthodontics?

In short, orthodontics involves an orthodontist who is a specialist that focuses primarily on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of facial and dental irregularities. This can involve everything from malocclusions or bad bites to a wide range of other dental related issues. Keep in mind that an orthodontist receives several years of additional training that …

How Long Does A Dental Implant Procedure Take?

In most cases a patient can expect the dental implant procedure process to last approximately 6 to 8 months. During this time the procedure will involve two surgical events to complete the process . During the first surgical appointment, a tooth root implant is precisely placed directly into the bone socket where there is a …

Orthodontics and the Importance of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is an important aspect of overall dental care that simply should not be overlooked in today’s world of advanced dental procedures. Perhaps most notable of all is the effectiveness of orthodontics that involves dental braces for children as well as for adults. When dental braces are required patients can expect the application of a …

What Does an Endodontist do for Patients?

This is a common question that is often asked. Indeed, an endodontist is a dental professional specializing in maintaining teeth through  unique types of therapy known as endodontics . An endodontist will usually receive additional training that involves a few years of dedication in order to achieve specialist status. Endodontic treatment is sometimes known as …

Gum Diseases, Know Its Signs and Get a Diagnosis

Periodontal disease or periodontitis is a serious issue that should be addressed promptly. In essence, it is simply an inflammatory condition  that directly affects tissue that is surrounding teeth. As a matter of fact it is one of the most prevalent causes of tooth loss today. Once it begins, the toxins that are the result …

Orthodontics and Invisalign Has Many Benefits Worth Considering

Today modern dentistry offers Orthodontics and Invisalign to patients providing the ability to have a better and more vibrant smile in an  easier and more convenient way. Perhaps the most enticing advantage of using this type of orthodontics to improve a smile is that it simply offers flexibility for an active lifestyle. As a matter …

Dental Veneers, What To Know

Dental veneers are an important part of modern dentistry that should not be overlooked. Sometimes referred to as porcelain veneers, dental veneers are nothing more than wafer thin shells that  are custom-made and then placed in such a way that they cover the front surface of the tooth . Veneer material is of high quality …

Gum Disease – Signs and Diagnosis and Advanced Treatments

Periodontal disease or gum disease is an issue that everyone should be concerned about. Most importantly, gum disease that goes untreated  can easily result in tooth loss. While there are many ways to avoid gum disease one of the easiest ways is to simply maintain good oral hygiene and dental care over the years . …

Orthodontics and Invisalign For Nicer Looking Teeth

Orthodontics and Invisalign more specifically offers an amazing opportunity to improve self-confidence through better looking and healthier  teeth. Best of all, it is no longer necessary to delay this type of treatment simply because an individual is worried about how braces might look to others. Invisalign aligners are transparent and fit perfectly over the teeth …