Implant

Implants vs. Bridges

When a tooth is extracted, it is important to replace that tooth so that its opposing tooth has something to push against. It also prevents the neighboring teeth from shifting into the open space. The options for replacing a tooth are an implant or a bridge. An implant is a metal post that is surgically…

What is Full Mouth Reconstruction?

A Full Mouth Reconstruction or FMR involves rebuilding and/or replacing all, if not most, of the teeth in a mouth. It improves the esthetic of the mouth, but more importantly, it also improves the health and function of the mouth. Who Needs a Full Mouth Reconstruction? If there are multiple issues where most of the…

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How a Dentist Can Help Kids with Sleep Disordered Breathing

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) in children displays as one or more of the following symptoms: snoring, mouth breathing, restless sleep, bedwetting, hyperactivity, daytime drowsiness, or pauses in breathing. When a child’s breathing is disrupted during sleep, the body thinks the child is choking. Treating SDB can significantly improve a child’s…

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The Truth About Charcoal Toothpaste

What is in Charcoal Toothpaste? Charcoal toothpaste’s main ingredient is charcoal. Not just any charcoal, but activated charcoal. Natural substances such as wood and coconut shells are turned into charcoal through a slow-burning process. The charcoal is oxidized under extreme heat and turned into activated charcoal. The surface of activated charcoal’s particles is porous, which…