WHY CBCT? Why would anyone benefit form a CBCT scan? CBCT is imaging that allows us to see much more of what’s really inside your mouth. CBCT imaging is a diagnostic tool has also been reported for various other fields of dentistry, such as oral-maxillofacial surgery, dental traumatology, endodontics, TMJ, periodontology, orthodontics, and forensic odontology. […]
If you have dental benefits, do you know what’s in the fine print and what type of plan is best for you? MyDental offers discounted prices for patients without coverage, which sometimes is less expensive than dental insurance. Dental Insurance: What’s Covered, What’s Not Many Americans have dental benefits, the National Association of Dental Plans […]
Tooth exposure surgery refers to a procedure which is performed in cases where a tooth has failed to erupt properly. Most often, the procedure is performed when a tooth has been blocked from erupting because of dental crowding, or when a baby tooth has not fallen out, preventing an adult tooth from erupting. Tooth exposure surgery can be done in our office even if you have braces. Exposure of impacted […]
What is a Root Canal? The term “root canal” means a nerve chamber and a system of interconnected canals inside a tooth. It contains pulp, nerves, and blood vessels. These allow your tooth to stay alive inside your jaw bone and gums. So all teeth roots have a root canal, some have more than one. […]
WHAT IS A WISDOM TOOTH? Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars that emerge in the back of your mouth usually between the ages of 17 and 24. The amount of wisdom teeth varies between clients as a patient can develop anywhere from as little as zero all the way up to four or […]
A complete smile makeover means more than filling a tooth or having a crown placed. It’s an overall set of improvements to a person’s smile by treating several dental issues at once. A complete smile makeover transforms your smile and improves your oral health while improving your appearance. There’s nothing like the confidence that comes […]
For healthy teeth and gums, think before you eat and drink. Eat a balanced diet and limit between-meal snacks. If you are on a special diet, keep your physician’s advice in mind when choosing foods. Keep these tips in mind when choosing your meals and snacks: Drink plenty of water. Eat a variety of foods […]
TOOTH RESHAPING, ALSO KNOWN AS DENTAL CONTOURING OR ODONTOPLASTY, IS A CONVENIENT, INEXPENSIVE COSMETIC DENTISTRY PROCEDURE FOR FIXING A TOOTH THAT’S CHIPPED, MISALIGNED, CRACKED OR JUST UNEVEN.