Dolores Reid

Know What To Expect After A Dental Bridge Procedure

A dental bridge can be a great way to restore your smile after you have lost a few teeth. A permanent dental bridge allows the bridge to stay in place all the time without moving when you eat or speak. It is important to know what to expect after getting the dental bridge permanently affixed to your smile though. The following guide walks you through a few things to know about the recovery process after having a permanent dental bridge placed in your mouth. Read More 

Two of Your Dental Implant Concerns

Dental implants can be a great choice for those that are needing to replace a tooth that has been knocked out or extracted. These implants are directly attached to the bone in the jaw, which makes it one of the more durable options. However, it is common for patients to have a weak understanding of dental implants, and this can make it much more difficult for these patients to make informed choices for addressing a missing tooth. Read More 

3 Potential Dental Treatments For Common Jaw Problems

When you think about a trip to the general dentist office, you might picture teeth cleanings, fillings, and crowns. But dentists are there to help optimize your oral health in every way. And that can include helping you correct any problems with your jaw that are causing bite issues, pain, or preventing you from getting a dental implant. Here are a few of the potential dental treatments for common jaw problems you can get at a general dentist's office. Read More 

Treatments For Dental Problems Related To Clefts

Clefts are birth defects resulting from the improper formation of the mouth and/or palate, which results in a deep indentation in the malformed area. Both a cleft lip and a cleft palate can also cause dental issues in both the baby and adult teeth. Waiting for those teeth to fall out can often rectify baby teeth issues, but adult teeth will require dental treatment to correct the problem. Here are a few of the common dental problems related to clefts – and potential treatments you should discuss with your dentist: Read More 

3 Dental Concerns Worth Bringing Up At Your Next Teeth Cleaning

When you've got a persistent toothache, you know to bring this up with your dentist because it's most likely the sign of a cavity, which is an easy enough fix. However, there are all kinds of other common dental problems that people tend to overlook or ignore. Unfortunately, these concerns can be the sign of major dental problems. So, the next time you're in for a teeth cleaning and your dentist asks you if you have any questions, here are a few things worth mentioning if they apply to you. Read More