A White Wedding: Dental Advice for Brides-to-Be

Here's Why You Don't Want Deep Periodontal Pockets

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Surely having deep pockets is a good thing? In the sense of having a great deal of money, yes, most people would want deep pockets. However, you don’t want there to be much depth in your periodontal pockets. But where are these pockets located, and what does it mean when they grow deeper? An Enlarged Gingival Sulcus To use its formal term, a periodontal pocket is an enlarged gingival sulcus. This space can be found where your periodontal tissues (your gums) meet your teeth.…

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The Don'ts of Dental Crown Care

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Pearly whites can get damaged over time for several reasons, including but not limited to tooth decay, injuries and grinding. When it happens, the affected teeth lose shape and size, which can alter your smile. Dental crowns are an excellent solution because their cap shape conceals damaged teeth. Thus, dental crowns can restore your smile in a matter of minutes once cemented into place. Notably, permanent dental crowns should never fail, especially when taken care of properly.…

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4 Factors That Will Influence the Cost of Your Denture Implants

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Missing or damaged teeth don’t have to ruin your quality of life. Dental implants can restore your smile to a beautiful state and alleviate any complications you’ve been suffering from, including difficulty speaking, eating and sleeping. In short, denture implants are a smart long-term investment for a happier future — but how can you know how much that investment will be? While costs for denture implants vary from clinic to clinic and across different locations, these four factors will have the biggest influence on how much your procedure will cost.…

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