Good Oral Heath Is Important for People of All Ages

« Back to Home

DERRICK ALVAREZ

Why General Dentistry Is So Popular And Important: The 3 Main Focuses

Posted on

General dentistry is the most popular and common form of dentistry today. Have you ever wondered why? General dentists offer essential dental services for people of all ages, and they focus on several things. To understand why general dentistry is so popular and important, you might need to understand the three main focuses of general dentists. 1. Educating Patients About Oral Health Habits and Care The first focus of a general dentist is education. Read More»

4 Effective Treatment Options For TMJ

Posted on

If you suffer from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, you probably know that you have it. TMJ is an extremely painful disorder of the jaw that causes pain, discomfort, and other issues. If you have this problem, you might want to talk to your dentist about treating it. Dentists offer many treatment options for TMJ, and here are four methods that dentists often suggest for treating TMJ. 1. Exercises and Physical Therapy Read More»

Are Dental Implants Painful?

Posted on

A dental implant is the closest tooth replacement option to natural teeth. The implant consists of a screw that is placed in your jawbone that acts as a base for a crown, which is the part of the tooth that you see above the gumline.  Does the Procedure Hurt? When you have a dental implant placed, your oral surgeon will inject a local anesthetic near the area where the implant will be placed. Read More»

How Dental Exams Can Reveal Medical Problems

Posted on

Dental exams not only reveal problems such as gingivitis, cavities, gum recession, overcrowding, and impacted wisdom teeth, but they can also alert your dentist to certain medical problems. Some of the first signs of certain health conditions manifest in the oral cavity. When your dentist sees something unusual during your examination, he or she may refer you to your physician for further evaluation and treatment. Here are some ways dental exams can uncover medical problems. Read More»

Dental Visit Got You Anxious? Top Tips For Easing You Stress

Posted on

It’s no secret if you want to have healthy teeth, you’ll need to visit the dentist. The key to enjoying good dental health will rest in doing this. However, if you’re like many people, you may get overly anxious at the thought of your visit. Putting these top tips to work can allow you to get through this time with greater ease. 1. Build a relationship Going to a dentist that you trust should be foremost on your to-do list. Read More»

Do These Three Things Before Your Dental Implant Procedure

Posted on

If you’re missing a tooth, you may have difficulties chewing, and you may be self-conscious about your smile. Fortunately, dental implants allow your dentist to restore missing teeth using a prosthesis attached to a metal implant and abutment. Your dentist will guide you through the process, but here are some things you might not be aware of. If you want to have an implant placed, here are three things you’ll want to do. Read More»

Should You Get Braces? 4 Questions To Help You Decide

Posted on

If you have gapped, crooked, crowded, or otherwise irregular teeth, you may find yourself pondering the question of braces. While braces can do a remarkable job of straightening out your smile, you must still give serious thought as to whether they’re really for you. Here are four questions that can help you make the right choice in your discussions with your orthodontist. 1. Does the Quality of Your Smile Affect Your Quality of Life? Read More»

Don't Lose Your Crown! How To Cope With Crown Problems

Posted on

Crowns are meant to effortlessly substitute for teeth that have been damaged by decay or accidents. They usually look perfectly natural and become such an ingrained part of your mouth that you never think about them. Unfortunately, problems can crop up with crowns from time to time. Fortunately, most crown problems are easily resolved if you seek help from your dentist right away. Read on to find out about some common crown issues. Read More»

Rheumatoid Arthritis And Dental Implant Risks

Posted on

If you have rheumatoid arthritis and have lost one or several of your teeth, then you may feel as though it is impossible to receive a dental implant due to your serious health issues. This is not necessarily true, though, and you may be able to receive an implant device that can restore function. Keep reading to learn about a few of the concerns that come with implantation if you have RA and learn how your dentist will help you overcome potential problems. Read More»

Dental Implant Procedures And Taking Care Of Your Oral Health

Posted on

Dental implant procedures are used to replace teeth that are missing in your mouth. Your dentist will talk to you about your implant options. Some patients are able to get the entire procedure done in one office visit, while others get dental implants in stages and the mouth is allowed to heal in between visits. If you are ready to replace teeth that are missing and are looking at dental implants as an option, learning to care for your mouth while the implants are still new can improve your chances at a successful implant. Read More»