Dental implants owe success to advances in technology, materials

Dental implants owe success to advances in technology, materials

Dental Implants Thanks to advancements in technology, there are permanent solutions to tooth loss that cold make you forget somethings gone missing. Materials Made of biologically compatible titanium, dental implants are artificial roots that take the shape of a rounded or fluted screw.  They provide the foundation for crowns and affixed dental bridges, and can …

Periodontal disease and Americans

Periodontal disease and Americans

Periodontal Disease and Americans Research shows some alarming statistics concerning periodontal disease. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 50 to 90% of adults worldwide have gingivitis. Half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. THE CAUSES & SYMPTOMS Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that affects …

New Uses

New Uses

New Uses and Tricks for Dental Stuff (and quick fixes too!) Let’s just pretend that you ALWAYS use your floss, mouthwash and the toothpaste you purchased at Costco that tasted oh so terrible.  And, you would never need any other use for them 🙂 In the event that you run into a household emergency, feel …

11 Mistakes You Make Brushing Your Teeth

11 Mistakes You Make Brushing Your Teeth

Unless you’re a dental professional – you probably haven’t heard most of these mistakes before. You may have decades of experience brushing teeth with no dental issues – but I’m willing to wager you are making at least one or more of these mistakes. As a dental hygienist, I see these mistakes every. single. day. #1 …