Oral Health Enhances Body Health: Periodontal Disease and Medical Problems

In the past, there was not much known of a connection between oral health and general health; however, research over the past 10-15 years has provided much knowledge on this. There are quite a few … [Read more...]

Wisdom Tooth Extractions: It Is Time to Plan

There are basically two times of the year which are best for students to pursue their wisdom tooth extractions. Those times are during their winter and summer breaks. If we consider it, the summer … [Read more...]

Tooth Colored Fillings

Many patients have an interest in finding out about tooth colored fillings. Yes, those silver fillings are still being placed within some dental clinics. In my practice, we stopped using the silver … [Read more...]

Managed Dental Care: Lower Fees

Many consider spending less money a wonderful thing. Spending less money on dental services sounds great! This is exactly what managed dental care plans attempt to do. To reduce fees, managed … [Read more...]

Do They Put You Asleep for a Root Canal?

This question comes up quite often. Many of us hear "jokes" on TV, radio, or on the Internet, about getting a root canal procedure done. As a result, there are many misunderstandings about what is … [Read more...]

What is Involved in Getting a Denture or Partial Denture?

Many patients have no idea how long it would take to get a denture or partial denture. Some patients may have seen an advertisement or a billboard indicating that dentures can be made in one day. … [Read more...]

What is it Like to Get Dentures or a Partial Denture?

For many patients, the thought of getting a denture or a partial denture may be daunting. They may not be very sure about what it would feel like, how well it will fit, and how to care for … [Read more...]

So What is it Like to Get a Dental Implant?

It is not unusual for the situation to arise in which a patient is confronted with a dental implant being recommended. Perhaps they fractured a tooth all the way down the root, perhaps they cracked … [Read more...]

What Is It Like to Get a Dental Crown?

It is not uncommon for a patient to ask what it is like to get a crown. For many, it may be their first crown. For others, they may have had an experience which they did not want to repeat. I can … [Read more...]

White Fillings: How Have They Done?

During the time that I was in dental school in the mid-1980's, the white fillings materials were becoming a popular option for the back teeth. Naturally, silver fillings were more visible and were not … [Read more...]