Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

Periodontists and Periodontics

Do you know the role of a periodontist in caring for your oral health? Following the completion of dental school, a dental professional can undergo additional training in treating periodontal issues for another three years. Periodontists offer gum treatments, also called periodontics, such as dental implants, gum disease care and cosmetic procedures. General dentists often… Read more »

An Implant Supported Dental Bridge Can Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

Sometimes a severe oral trauma can impact your mouth with so much force that it shatters multiple teeth or avulses them from their periodontal sockets. In a case this severe emergency treatment might require extracting whatever remains of the teeth, before carefully suturing the gums and any other affected soft tissues. After you have fully… Read more »

Tips on How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Dental implants are strong, reliable and top-notch dental restorations that replace your missing teeth and give you the healthy, functional and beautiful smile you need and want. If you have dental implants, you need to clean and care for them regularly so they can last many years without causing complications. Our dentist, Dr. William Forero,… Read more »

Teeth Lost to Severe Gum Disease Can Be Replicated by a Complete Denture

Long term struggles with tooth decay and gum disease can lead to the loss of multiple teeth. Even the teeth that do remain often have existing dental work or compromised roots which can limit their lifespan. Patients in the process of terminal dentition often experience a decreased quality of life due to inefficient oral function… Read more »

Protect Your Periodontal Health With Daily Preventative Care

Practicing a consistent daily oral hygiene routine helps to reduce your risk of suffering from cavities and periodontal health problems. This includes brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as flossing your teeth at least once per day. This is important because your mouth connects to the rest of your body and oral… Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile With Periodontics

Issues associated with periodontal treatment includes making sure that your gums are always taken care of. Periodontists are dental specialists who focus exclusively on inflammatory diseases that destroy the gums and other facial structures in your mouth. A periodontist is highly trained to ensure they can prevent, diagnose and treat any issues of periodontal disease… Read more »

How to Relax at the Dentist With Oral Sedation

While laughing gas is the most used and well-known dental sedation, there are other types of sedation dentistry available to address your dental anxiety. Oral sedation involves taking one or more pills as directed by your dentist prior to your appointment. Oral sedation will allow you to relax during your appointment, while remaining awake and… Read more »