4 Advantages Enjoyed By Teens And Adults Who Choose Invisalign

Children may not be as self-conscious about their appearance as most adults are, so traditional metal braces may be of little concern to a young orthodontic patient. However, if you are an adult or a teen with misaligned teeth, you may desire an orthodontic option that has a minimal impact on your appearance. Invisalign may be a better option for you than traditional metal braces. Here are a few advantages that are enjoyed by people who wear Invisalign aligners:  [Read More]

Bite Issues: What Is the Difference between a Crossbite, Underbite, and Overbite?

If your jaw is misaligned, it can cause many different bite issues. The more common issue is having an overbite, where your top teeth cover the bottom teeth, but you may also have an underbite or crossbite. Here is more information about each type of bite issue. Crossbites The first type of bite issue you might be dealing with is a crossbite. A crossbite occurs when your bottom and top teeth don't line up properly. [Read More]

Dental Implant Aftercare Tips

Your new dental implant is in place, so hopefully soon it will be ready to support a crown so your set of pearly whites will be complete again. One of the keys to successful implant surgery is proper aftercare. This minimizes the risk of infection, so the jaw bone and gums can heal properly around the implant post. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Control the Swelling Controlling the swelling and pain can help you feel more comfortable and encourages quick healing around the implant site. [Read More]

How Dental Clues Provide Early Signs Of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by too much loss of bone density and quality. It increases your risk of fracture because it weakens your bones. One of the worst things about the condition is that it usually doesn't have any visible symptoms. In many cases, you only get to realize that you have the condition when you experience a fracture. However, your dentist may be able to pick up the first signs of the disease if you maintain regular dental checkups. [Read More]