The 411 on Dental X-rays

We often get asked about why we take X-rays or encounter people worried due to the radiation risk.  Let us reassure you why we take them.  X-rays are a necessary part of good patient care.  Since we can see only about one-third of the actual tooth, X-rays provide valuable information that we cannot visualize otherwise.  I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t feel comfortable if your dentist had a blindfold on, now would you?  To help put it in perspective as to WHY dental X-rays are so important: Continue Reading…

Dreaming of Losing Your Teeth

Do you have frequent dreams of losing your teeth? If you do, you are not alone as this is one of the most popular dreams that people have and it tends to be reoccurring.

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What does it mean to be dreaming of losing your teeth? Well, there are different interpretations of what it could possibly mean, but most likely, it has nothing to do with your teeth. Continue Reading…

Missing a Tooth? How a Bridge Could Be The Answer!

Are you missing a tooth that you would like to have replaced? Sometimes people get along just fine with a missing tooth but it can be very bothersome to others. It really depends on where it is in the mouth and how much you use it.

Dental-Bridges-Missing-TeethA missing tooth can easily be replaced with something called a bridge. A bridge is similar to a crown where it encases both teeth surrounding the missing tooth with a crown or “cap” as some call it.  Those crowns are then attached with a false tooth in-between them thusly “bridging” the gap. The bridge is permanently cemented to your teeth.

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Dental Implants: What to Expect

What the heck are dental implants anyway? Dental implants are quickly becoming a popular choice today for replacing missing teeth. When a tooth has been removed, it of course leaves a space that may or may not need to be replaced with something. Sometimes this space does not bother people but it can be irritating to some. So, one of the options to replace that space can be an implant.
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