Visiting your dentist to receive a crown can solve a wide range of issues, from covering a tooth that has a substantial filling to improving the appearance of your smile. Although you might feel a little apprehensive in the days leading up to the procedure, you'll likely breathe a sigh of relief once you leave the dentist's office with your new crown in place. It's important to know exactly what to anticipate in the hours and days ahead, as well as how you should care for your new crown. [Read More]
Keeping The Tooth Fairy Away: Why Preventing Tooth Loss Is Important
When you were a kid, you probably got excited when you lost a tooth. After all, this meant the tooth fairy would pay you a visit and leave money under your pillow. Yet, now that you're older, tooth loss is no longer appealing. Although 70 percent of people in America have experienced tooth loss, you don't have to be one of them. Here are a few reasons why you don't want to lose your permanent teeth and how you can prevent tooth loss. [Read More]
2 Reasons to Get a Same-day Crown
A same-day crown is a great procedure that allows you to get a permanent crown applied to one of your teeth in a single appointment. This is possible because more and more dentists are choosing to buy the equipment to fabricate the crowns in their own offices, rather than ordering them from a dental lab. These crowns are a great choice if you are concerned about time and pain. Pain [Read More]
Does Your Toddler Need To See A Dentist?
Being a parent is tough. On top of the physical demands of the job, you're often left wondering what you're supposed to be doing. Is it time to start potty training? Does your child need preschool or should you wait for kindergarten? When does your kid need to see a dentist? Well, the answer to the last question, at least, is contained below. When should a child's first dental checkup be? [Read More]