How Bone Grafts Support Dental Implants

How Bone Grafts Prepare for Dental Implants After years of having missing teeth or experiencing dental trauma, the jawbone atrophies and loses mass and density. It becomes too narrow and thin to support an implant. For patients wanting a dental implant, bone grafting becomes necessary to prepare the site for treatment.  Bone grafting helps improve

What to Know About Periodontal Disease

Understanding Periodontal Disease  Periodontal disease is a common oral health condition that affects many people worldwide but often goes untreated. It can cause severe consequences for the teeth and underlying bone structure without treatment. However, when you understand the warning signs and start treatment, you can protect your smile and overall health.  What is Periodontal

What is Alveoloplasty?

What is an Alveoloplasty?  After a tooth extraction, the socket needs time to heal. Eventually, the missing tooth must be replaced with a crown, bridge, or dental implant. Sometimes, the jawbone isn’t prepared to accept the new artificial tooth, requiring the dentist to perform an additional procedure called an alveoloplasty.  If the jawbone is uneven

Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)

Behind the Scenes: The Role of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in Apicoectomies An apicoectomy is a specialized dental procedure aimed at treating dental infections. These procedures preserve teeth that might otherwise be at risk of extraction. An essential factor in the success of this treatment is the use of a Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Internal and External Root Resorption

Root resorption is a term used in endodontics that refers to the changes occurring in the roots of your teeth that aren’t caused by decay or a fracture. The body begins breaking down the tissue surrounding the tooth and absorbs it. Although the cause isn’t always known, resorption may start in two ways: internally or

What is Root Resorption and How Do We Treat it?

You may be diagnosed with root resorption after starting orthodontic treatment or experience a dental accident. Your dentist may recommend an endodontic treatment or extraction. Most of the time, root resorption is a condition that is well managed if it is diagnosed early. What is Root Resorption? Root resorption is a progressive loss of the

Dental Implants fill gaps in your teeth

Dental Implants Are a Solution for Replacing Lost Teeth

When it comes to your smile, taking care of your teeth is an investment in your oral health that pays many dividends. With tooth loss, missing teeth can affect you in multiple ways. Even losing just one tooth can cause problems. Some of that is emotional, as people often feel self-conscious and embarrassed to smile

A Gum Graft Can Fix Receding Gums and Restore Your Beautiful Smile

Good oral hygiene is essential to healthy gums. When gum problems arise, such as gum recession, it can affect your oral health and your appearance. Receding gums result in the gum tissue wearing away and leaving your tooth roots exposed and vulnerable to root decay. These nerve endings often leave you with tooth sensitivity from

A Dental Crown Can Beautifully Restore Your Tooth

If you have recently learned that you have a badly broken, damaged, or infected tooth, our dentist may recommend having a dental crown placed. A crown or tooth-shaped “cap” is a fixed prosthetic cemented onto a tooth to restore its appearance, form and function as well as strengthen the tooth. Dental crowns cover a tooth’s