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When Should I Wear a Night Guard?

A condition known as bruxism is one where an individual grinds or clinches their teeth. This can be extremely damaging to teeth over a period of time. In fact, when bruxism goes untreated permanent damage can result ending in tooth loss and even damage to the jaw and jaw muscles. That said a dental care …

Learn the Differences Between Dental Crowns vs. Veneers

Knowing the difference between dental crowns vs. veneers can help patients make more informed decisions when it comes to their dental health and outward visual appearance. In essence, when it comes to restoring and improving the look of a smile there are two main options – dental crowns or veneers. This short discussion will help …

A Discussion on Dental Implants vs. Dentures

Patients who have missing teeth must deal each day with functionality related problems as well as aesthetics issues. Restoring teeth in order to return functionality and improve appearance can be as simple as choosing between dental implants vs. dentures. In short, dentures are simply custom fitted false teeth. They are intended to return a patient’s …

The Differences Between Porcelain Crowns vs. Metal Crowns

Today’s modern dental care services offer patients excellent options when it comes to restoring teeth that have been damaged or injured. Crowns are an outstanding solution that restores functionality, appearance and ultimately  results in teeth becoming stronger and lasting longer. In short, a crown regardless of the material used, is intended to restore a broken …

Exploring the Composite Filling vs. Amalgam Filling Debate

When restoring teeth, dental care providers typically offer patients the option of composite filling vs. amalgam filling. For those unfamiliar with this type of dental terminology, amalgam fillings are silver, while composite fillings are white in appearance. These are the most common materials used today in restoring teeth that require a filling. Each one has …

Differences Between Teeth Whitening vs. Teeth Cleaning

Not surprisingly, there are more people than would be expected who may not have idea what would be the  differences between teeth whitening vs. teeth cleaning. This is simply not the case. While a professional cleaning is always beneficial to patients, those who have had their teeth cleaned may still not have completely white teeth. …

How To Experience a Better Smile

Everyone enjoys having a beautiful smile and all the benefits associated with attractive looking teeth. In fact, everything from improved self-esteem and better personal self-image to more employment prospects as well as increased quality of relationships can be experienced by simply improving one’s smile. Many have suggested that attractive looking teeth are one of the …

What is Periodontics?

Periodontal care is typically administered by a periodontist. This kind of dental care professional is one who specializes in the prevention as well as the diagnosis and treatment of something known as periodontal disease. A periodontist also routinely performs procedures associated with the placement of dental implants. They may in addition treat oral inflammation and …

What is Endodontics?

A dentist who specializes in keeping teeth healthy through endodontic therapy or treatment is known as in endodontist. Endodontic procedures primarily focus on the soft inner tissue of the teeth known as the pulp. While all dentists are trained to some degree in the diagnosis, treatment and therapy associated with endodontics, some teeth require the …

Regular Dental Cleaning Vs. Deep Cleaning

To better understand the differences between regular dental cleaning vs. deep cleaning it is first important to know more about periodontitis. In short, periodontitis is a chronic type of infection or disease that affects the teeth as a result of excessive bacteria collecting in the pockets and spaces underneath the gum line. The cause of …