4 “Healthy” Things That Can Hurt Your Child’s Oral Health

10 January 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

As a parent, you most likely want to provide your children with health and happiness. You may spend time together, making memories, ensuring they receive the best education possible, and teaching them the importance of being kind and eating a well-balanced diet. Unfortunately, certain things you may think are healthy for your child can wreak havoc on their oral health. Many snacks, beverages, toys, and even certain hobbies can affect the underlying health of your child's mouth, teeth, and gums. Read More 

Your Toddler And Dental Crowns: Frequently Asked Questions

19 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 42 percent of kids between the ages of two to eleven have tooth decay on at least one tooth. If your toddler was recently at the dentist and you were told they require a crown, you might be wondering if this is the right choice. Just because your toddler has a mouth filled with baby teeth that will eventually fall out doesn't mean they don't require the protection a crown will provide. Read More 

Does Your Child Suffer From Tongue Tie? Akyloglossia Symptoms In Babies And Children & The Safest Treatment

21 September 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Tongue-tie, or ankyloglossia, is a medical problem that occurs when the small piece of tissue that attaches the tongue to the bottom of the mouth, called the lingual frenulum, is too short and binds the tongue too tightly to the mouth. While people who suffer from this oral tissue irregularity are typically born with it, it often goes undiagnosed until it begins causing problems in a baby, child, or adult's life. The most severe cases of tongue-tie are often detected in newborns when they have difficulty suckling when breast-fed. Read More 

Cleaning Products You Should Buy For Proper Dental Implant Care

2 August 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Losing a tooth can be extremely hard on your self esteem, and this is why many people opt for the placement of natural looking dental implants. Implants can be placed in a wide variety of mouths, as long as long as health has been retained. Specifically, your immune system must be healthy and your mouth should show no signs of infection or gum problems. When the implant root is secured in the jaw, you will need to take very good care of the implant area. Read More 

Three Alternative Dental Implants For When You Don’t Have Enough Bone

26 May 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Endosseous (root-form) implants are the most common type of dental implants used today, because they provide the best stability, integrate well with the jaw bone, and have the highest long-term success rate. However, these implants are screwed into the bone, which means your jaw must have adequate density and be healthy enough to support the implant. If your jaw bone is naturally thin or deteriorated too much to get this type of implant, you may still be able to replace your missing teeth using a different type of dental device. Read More