A Few Things To Understand About Getting Aligner Tray Braces

If you wore braces as a teen but were lax about wearing your retainer and eventually stopped using it, your teeth may have shifted out of their straight alignment. One possible solution for this problem is to get invisible aligner trays, such as Invisalign, from your dentist. By wearing the trays for the necessary length of time and then switching to a retainer, your teeth can be moved back to a straight alignment for a prettier smile.   Read More...

Preventive Dental Care in Early Childhood

First Teeth A baby's first tooth usually emerges within the first six months of life. The four front teeth, two lower and two upper, will be the baby's first teeth, often by the time he or she is 12-15 months old. Thelower central incisors are typically the first to erupt, followed by the upper central incisors. Next to appear are the lateral incisors, followed by canines, first molars and second molars.   Read More...

Following Procedure: What To Expect With Dental Implants

When a patient gets dental implants, it's more of a process than a single act. So you don't get surprised by it, read below for a step-by-step guide on what to expect with dental implants from start to finish. Keep in mind that the timelines between each step can vary depending on your particular needs. Consultation Almost anyone can get dental implants but some have to undergo a few extra steps.   Read More...

Getting Ready For Dental Implants To Replace Missing Teeth

A dental implant procedure can provide you with a natural looking tooth in the end. While it is going to take six to nine months for the process to be completed, you don't need to see your dentist all the time while your implant heals in place. Your dentist will place a small titanium rod in your jaw, which will become your synthetic tooth's root. Once the rod is secure in your mouth, a crown will attach to it and create a final tooth.   Read More...

3 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice. If you are unhappy with your teeth or gums, you may feel insecure about your appearance. The good news is that a cosmetic dentist can help. There are various ways that cosmetic dentistry can help you get the smile you are looking for. This type of dentistry can address a variety of issues from staining to gaps to crooked teeth.   Read More...