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Common Dental Implant Myths

Insecure about a missing tooth? Don’t be. With dental implants, you can get your smile back to looking perfect. For many, dental implants provide the feeling of having their natural teeth back again. This is because instead of being a removable flipper or partial denture, dental implants become a permanent part of your jaw, which […]

Dental Abscess: A Royal Pain in the Mouth

What is a dental abscess? Ugh! If you’re experiencing pain in your mouth, there’s a very high likelihood you’ve got a dental abscess – a fancy term for a pocket of puss in your tooth or gums caused by a bacterial infection. What are symptoms of a dental abscess? Ouch! The main symptom of a […]

The Best and Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Just like the rest of your body, the health of your teeth depends largely on what you eat! Read on for a list of the best and worst foods for your teeth. The Best Foods for your Teeth Dairy: Calcium and vitamin D help to build strong bones and teeth, while phosphorous protects enamel and […]

What is an overdenture?

An overdenture is a removable denture that is attached to natural teeth or dental implants. It is different from a traditional denture, which rests on the gums unattached. Patients who are missing all of their upper or lower teeth have a variety of options available to them, the most well-known being dentures. For some patients, […]

Why and when is tooth extraction necessary?

As dentists, we always try to preserve your natural teeth whenever we can. However, there are times when the tooth has been compromised to a point where we cannot save it. In this case, the tooth must be extracted and the site prepared for replacement. Tooth Fractures When a tooth is broken or fractured, even […]