How Vaping Affects Your Oral And Dental Health

1 October 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most people think vaping is an exotic alternative to smoking probably because e-cigarettes don't contain tobacco and don't produce smoke. However, e-cigarettes do contain nicotine, which means vaping can still affect your oral and dental health. Here are some of the specific health effects your mouth and teeth may suffer due to vaping: Gum Recession Have you seen people with gums pulled away from the teeth, exposing the roots and making their teeth seem longer than necessary? Read More 

Understanding How Your Medications Can Affect Your Implants

8 September 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you want to improve the appearance of your smile, then consider making an appointment with dental implant services. Your dentist will explain the procedure from start to finish, and while you will probably sail through the experience without any problems, there are certain things that may affect your treatment. Here are three ways your medications can slow the healing progress after your dental implant surgery: Bleeding Because you will need to have your teeth extracted before your implants are put into place, your dentist will monitor you for excessive bleeding. Read More 

What To Know When Getting Partial Dentures

14 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Do you have missing teeth, but do not have the money to replace them with dental implants? If so, you can fix your teeth by using partial dentures. While partial dentures do need to be taken out at times, they can be an acceptable way to fix missing teeth and meet your needs. Here is what you need to know about getting partial dentures: The Fitting Process The process starts by receiving an examination from your dentist to determine if you will be a good candidate for partial dentures. Read More 

What To Do If Pus Comes Out Of Your Gums

19 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Bleeding gums is something that most people will go through at least once in their lives, as it's a common symptom of early gum disease. However, if you have something else come out of your gums, it could be a sign of a severe medical issue. Keep reading to find out what you should do if white or yellow fluid comes out of your gums. Pus If you've ever had a really bad wound, you're probably familiar with pus. Read More 

3 Uncommon Reasons For Gum Inflammation

19 June 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you experience gum inflammation or bleeding, you may think that you have gingivitis. While gum disease, or gingivitis, is the most common reason for inflamed or bleeding gums, there are other, less common conditions that may be causing your symptoms. Here are three uncommon reasons for gum inflammation and what you can do about them. Hormonal Fluctuations Hormonal fluctuations are common during puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. During these times, hormones, such as estrogen, can fluctuate wildly. Read More