Archive for June, 2016

Considering Dental Implants? Here’s What You Need to Know

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on June 24th, 2016. Posted in Dental implant laboratory, Dental implant restorations, Dental implant solutions

Hybrid bridge

More than 30 million people in the United States suffer from missing teeth in one or both jaws. Not only is this detrimental to self-esteem, it’s unhealthy for your mouth. So if you’re on of the millions of people suffering from tooth loss, here are some of the benefits that dental implants could have for you.

As Good as Healthy Teeth

Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function just like your normal teeth. Other options can often lead to tooth decay, infection, and may interfere with eating, speaking, and other everyday activities.

Implants Are a Long-Term Solution

While veneers and other options are only designed to last for a certain amount of time before they need to be replaced, implants are designed to last a lifetime. While dental implants

Today’s Dental Habits Will Determine the Future of Your Smile

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on June 21st, 2016. Posted in Cosmetic dental procedures, Dental implants woodbury mn, Woodbury dental care

Dentists in woodbury mn

Americans are living longer. In fact, a headline in the October 9, 2014 issue of USA Today indicated that life expectancy in the America has hit a record high. According to the article, the American life expectancy in 2012 increased to 78.8 years. In comparison, an American born a century ago would only have lived to be 49.2. This much lower number compares to the 70.8 life expectancy in 1970.
This increased live expectancy is attributed to many thinks including earlier detection of some fatal diseases like heart conditions and cancer, as well as more information about healthy lifestyles. And while many great things happen when people live longer, these increased life expectancies also create some interesting situations. Nor surprisingly, Americans who are living longer are still showing the

Questions For Your Neighborhood Family Dentistry Practice

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on June 8th, 2016. Posted in Best cerec dentist kirkland, Dental implants kirkland, Dental veneers kirkland

Family dentist

What do you know about your neighborhood family dentistry practice? Does it have good reviews? Is the dental staff open to working with young children or adults with anxiety about dentist visits? Do they offer special services like teeth whitening or dental veneers? Those are just some of the dozens of questions people across the country are asking dental practices every single day. Here are a few things you should keep in mind when choosing a new neighborhood family dentistry practice:

1. Financing Dental Care – Did you know that Americans spend over $1 billion on teeth whitening products and/or procedures every single year? If you have paid dental bills before you know that with or without insurance it is not a particularly che

Should I Get Dental Implants for Missing Teeth?

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on June 3rd, 2016. Posted in Dental producers, Gum disease treatment, Periodontist

Oral hygiene

If you’re missing teeth, you’re at risk of bone loss and drifting of neighboring teeth. When you lose a tooth, the jaw bone that originally supported that tooth will begin to shrink. Known as resorption, this is bone loss is the natural result of losing stimulation to the bone. Resorption will cause the bone to lose height and width and can begin almost immediately after a tooth is removed or falls out.

If you’re missing teeth that are adjacent to each other, not only will you be at greater risk of resorption, but your other teeth may begin to drift over time. The teeth alongside the gap may begin to lean over. Likewise, the teeth above the gap may shift down, into the vacant space. This drifting