What Are The Benefits Of Dental Crown Implants?

Are you a potential candidate for dental crowns? Dental crowns are tooth-like caps that are fitted over damaged teeth to restore their shape, size, and overall appearance. These caps can also help to strengthen weak teeth. But what if some of your natural teeth are missing or are so badly damaged that they need to be extracted? In such circumstances, you'll have to undergo a dental implant procedure before getting your crowns fitted. Read More 

The One Thing You Should Be Chewing While Wearing Your Invisalign Trays

If you're about to begin Invisalign treatment to correct your orthodontic treatment, you're probably already aware that it's unwise to eat while wearing your aligner trays. Although the thermoplastic is extremely durable, eating with the Invisalign aligners still in your mouth can warp the trays, in addition to discoloring them. So why might you be advised to chew on something after putting the trays in your mouth? Read on to learn more. Read More 

What To Expect During A Child’s Dental Cleaning Visit

Taking a young child to the dentist is a vital part of life, yet parents do not always know what to expect. Dentists do not provide the same type of cleanings to young kids as adults, but they still encourage parents to bring their kids for visits. Here are a few things to know and expect when taking a child to the dentist for a cleaning. Pediatric Dentists Recommend Starting Around the Age of 1 Read More 

Spina Bifida And Your Child’s Dental Health

Of the approximately 4 million babies born in the United States each year, up to 2000 will be diagnosed with spina bifida. This developmental disorder is centered around the spine and the membranes surrounding it, which fail to correctly close while the baby is in the womb. While the condition primarily affects your child's mobility, can spina bifida impact your child's ability to receive a high standard of dental care? Read More 

Why Might Your Child Need a Dental Pulpotomy?

Nobody is going to be thrilled when their dentist tells them they need a root canal. The process involves the removal of dead or dying dental pulp (the nerve inside the tooth), which halts the deterioration of the tooth. The tooth is then often fitted with a dental crown. This process is designed to be a permanent solution, but what about when the tooth itself isn't permanent? When children experience problems that might seem to warrant a root canal, is this the preferred method of treatment? Read More