Let’s say that you’ve never really had problems with your teeth. You clean your teeth well. You generally make dental appointments. Then one day a tooth suddenly starts to hurt. Not only that, it might start to change color, going from the same white as your other teeth and turning a dark brown, gray, or [...]
Sometimes, accidents happen. Maybe you were in a fender bender and the airbag knocked a tooth out. Perhaps you slipped, fell and lost a tooth in the process. No matter what the cause may have been, you have a gap that you didn’t have beforehand. Missing teeth can make you feel self-conscious and hide your [...]
Have you lost a tooth or two or more? Maybe you have replaced those missing teeth with a denture or you are still considering your tooth replacement options. If so, we want you to understand the difference that dental implants can make over having a partial denture or even a bridge.
We’ve all heard stories about George Washington’s wooden dentures. President Washington actually wore several dentures over his lifetime, but none of them were made from wood. Bone, ivory, brass screws, lead, gold metal wire, and even human teeth comprised the sets he struggled wearing. Fortunately, advancements made since the 1700’s carry through to dentistry. Missing teeth [...]