Dentures: You’re Not Alone If You’ve Thought About Replacing Yours

In a recent study, only 5% of respondents claimed to be completely satisfied with their current dental prostheses. If your dentures are not meeting your expectations when it comes to appearance, fit or comfort, you're not alone. Since nearly half of all dentures are more than 10 years old according to the same study, it's no wonder many people are unhappy. Physical changes such as weight gain, weight loss and bone loss underneath the gums can significantly affect fit. Read More 

What To Consider When Choosing Materials For Fillings

If you are going in to have your damaged teeth restored or filled, you have a choice in materials. When it comes to tooth fillings, you may even have more choices than you realize. Before making your choice, there are a few advantages and disadvantages to consider, so you can make the best decision for you.  The Old Standby Amalgam fillings are the old standby when it comes to tooth restorative dentistry. Read More 

3 Tips For Scheduling Wisdom Teeth Extractions For Teens

Teenagers don't like to interrupt their schedules for anything—even wisdom teeth extractions. As a parent, however, you know how important this procedure is for your child's health and comfort, so follow these 6 tips to schedule extractions that won't cause too much fuss. 1. Avoid Picture Day Wisdom teeth usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. On the lower end of this range, teenagers are usually in their last year of high school, which means they will be taking senior pictures. Read More 

Your Mouth In 3-D: How Three-Dimensional Printing Saves Time And Money At The Dentist’s Office

3-D printing – it's a trending topic grabbing spotlights in the news and online. While most of the articles have discussed the entrepreneurs, inventors, and companies buying the software to create products, there's another field that's going relatively unmentioned — dentistry.  What is 3-D Printing? In case you've just recently heard of 3-D printing, 3-D printing is the process of making three-dimensional objects through an additive process. Designers use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to design and create an item they wanted printed in 3-D. Read More