How An Allergy Can Mess Up Your Dental Treatment

When you go to the dentist, you expect to get relief from your dental ailment, and not to get sicker. Unfortunately, you can end up feeling sick after your dental treatment if you develop allergic reactions during the treatment. Here are some of the things that dental patients are usually allergic to: The Dental Drugs Some people are allergic to some of the drugs used in dental treatments. What is more, they may not even be aware they are allergic to the drugs (meaning it may not appear anywhere in their medical or dental records) if they have never used such drugs before.   Read More...

Evaluating The Pros And Cons Of Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are worn on the inside of the teeth and not at the front of the teeth like other braces. The following are the pros and cons of lingual braces: The Advantages They Are Hidden From View The premier advantage of lingual braces is that they are hidden from view. This is a great benefit to those who don't want others to see their orthodontic work. In fact, most people will only realize that you are wearing braces if you decide to show it to them.   Read More...

Dental Implant Facts For Those Considering The Surgery

In the world of cosmetic dentistry, dental implants are gaining popularity. Despite them becoming increasingly common, many people still find themselves hesitant about them. If you've been looking for an alternative to restore your smile, don't dismiss the idea of implants just yet. There are a few things that you should understand about the procedure in order to make a reasonable determination about what is right for you. Here are some of the key facts you should understand and discuss with your cosmetic dentist right away before you make a decision to replace your missing teeth.   Read More...

Getting Dental Veneers? Three Things You Need To Remember

Dental veneers really can change your smile for the better. Your smile will be permanently whiter, and any malformations of your teeth will disappear behind the veneers. However, there are some very important things you need to remember about veneers, once you have them. Your Real Teeth Are Just Behind the Veneers Your real teeth are still present behind your new veneers. This means that you still have to care for your teeth in the same way you have always done (or should have done).   Read More...

Preparing For Dental Implants? How To Alleviate The Discomfort Associated With Bone Graft Surgery

If you're going to be undergoing the dental implant procedure, your dentist may recommend bone grafting prior to the implantation process. This is particularly true if you've suffered severe bone loss due to periodontitis. Bone grafting ensure that you'll have sufficient bone density to hold your implants securely in place. Once you've had your bone graft surgery, the new bone will need time to mesh with your existing bone. Following the bone graft surgery, you'll need some time to recover.   Read More...