Archive for April, 2017

How Do I Know if I Am a Suitable Candidate for Dental Implants?

If you have lost teeth, you might be wondering if you should consider dental implants as a tooth replacement option. Dental implants are the most biocompatible method for restoring the loss of the entire tooth. Typically, patients who receive implants have relatively good oral health including adequate bone mass and healthy gums. There are some […]

Do I really need to pay attention to my tongue?

Many times, our tongues are overlooked when we think about our oral health. Oral healthcare providers like your dentist, however, always take a look at your tongue during checkups. This is because your tongue is an integral part of the oral health system. Beyond the tongue’s role in our oral health, it is a fascinating […]

Consequences of a Single Tooth Loss

Losing one tooth can throw off the harmony and function of the entire oral health system. Tooth loss has devastating effects on our oral health and general wellness. Not only does losing a tooth put other teeth at risk, having an incomplete smile negatively affects our mood, self-esteem, and outlook on life. Fortunately, the effects […]