Blog Articles

When to Choose a Dental Implant Over a Bridge

Ignoring a lost tooth is a bad idea. It puts you at risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and crooked teeth. But which replacement option is best? Here’s a comparison of two popular choices: bridges and dental implants.
Jan 1st, 2023

5 Reasons to Get Treatment for Your Receding Gums

Healthy gums are firm and light pink and hug your teeth securely. If they shrink away, they can’t support your teeth, causing several oral health problems. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore receding gums.
Dec 16th, 2022

What to Expect From Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal maintenance is a special type of oral cleaning specifically focused on helping those with periodontal disease stop, manage, and defend against the possible side effects of this condition.
Nov 8th, 2022

How To Prevent Dry Sockets After Tooth Extraction

No one wants to have a tooth pulled, but sometimes it’s the best way to preserve your oral health. The key to a smooth extraction experience is to avoid a dry socket. Here’s what you need to know.
Oct 1st, 2022

How Not Flossing Affects Your Teeth and Gums

Flossing is one of the most important parts of dental hygiene. If you brush off this step, you could be setting yourself up for a long list of problems. Here’s what happens when you don’t floss.
Sep 1st, 2022

How Bone Grafting Can Enhance Your Dental Implant Process

Dental implants replace missing teeth and restore your mouth to full function and like-new appearance. But it takes a strong jawbone to support the implant, and you may need a bone graft to shore yours up. Here’s how it works.
Aug 1st, 2022

5 Reasons To Consider a Sinus Lift

You know what a nose job is, but what’s a sinus lift? Find out when you might need this routine procedure and why your dentist may be the one to do it.
Jun 1st, 2022

Benefits of Wisdom Tooth Extraction

About 5 million people a year get their wisdom teeth removed. Should you be one of them? Keep reading to learn why wisdom tooth extraction is so prevalent and what’s in it for you.
May 4th, 2022

8 Causes of Gum Recession

If your teeth seem to be getting longer, it’s just an optical illusion. Your teeth aren’t growing — your gums are shrinking. Find out what causes gum recession so you can stop it and save your teeth.
Apr 14th, 2022

Is Periodontal Disease Serious?

Are your gums bright red and puffy? Do you sometimes see a streak of blood mixed with your toothpaste when you spit? You might have periodontitis, which means your overall health may be in danger. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore these signs.
Mar 30th, 2022

Should You See a Dentist or Periodontist?

According to research by the American Dental Association, 95 percent of the American population considers oral hygiene essential to their overall health and well-being. However, even with this widely held opinion, many Americans fail to practice...
Mar 15th, 2021

What Are the 4 Stages of Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease or periodontitis is a condition that occurs when bacteria found in plaque build up around teeth and gums, causing inflammation. Without treatment, this inflammation can cause the gums and supporting bone structure to deteriorate...
Mar 15th, 2021

Dental Implants Surgery: Everything you need to know

There are few things as impactful as losing your teeth and not having an option for replacement. Fortunately, if you lost teeth in an accident, because of an uncontrolled systemic disease or any other unfavourable situation...
Apr 13th, 2020
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