Using Advanced Imaging for Preventive Dentistry

When you get the full picture, you understand things more clearly. You can evaluate a situation and choose the best course of action when you understand all of the angles. This is true in a figurative sense, and in a very literal sense. When your dentist understands everything happening inside your mouth, they can better administer preventive care that keeps your teeth and gums safe. Advanced imaging technology can give dentists the full picture. In today’s blog, we explore how advanced imaging technologies are changing the ability of dentists to provide preventive care. (more…)

Get Your Beautiful New Smile Right Away

Everything in life has gotten more convenient. You can get just about anything on-demand now. Why should cosmetic dentistry be any different? Everyone wants a beautiful smile that gives them confidence, but small flaws in the appearance of your teeth can drag you down. What are your cosmetic options for fixing the problem quickly? Porcelain dental veneers give you the effect you’re looking for. This cosmetic dentistry option can correct for all kinds of small flaws and even brighten the appearance of your smile. It’s time to learn about how to get your beautiful new smile right away. (more…)

Can You Get Your Teeth Back?

When you suffer tooth loss as an adult, it can create a feeling of hopelessness. Tooth loss creates a burden on you, and it can create chronic pain as well. It generally necessitates significant lifestyle changes too. Are these things you’re going to have to deal with for the rest of your life? If you don’t take action, then yes. However, if you choose to explore your options for prosthetic dentistry, you can get your teeth back. Prosthetic dentistry allows you to recover from the loss of a single tooth, or the complete loss of your teeth. It’s time to move forward after tooth loss. (more…)

Is a Dental Implant as Strong as the Original?

Your teeth are strong and durable, that’s what allows them to last you an entire lifetime. However, not every tooth makes it that long. While teeth are tough, they can still fall victim to decay, caused by bacteria, or to physical harm. If you lose a tooth as an adult, you want to replace it. Missing teeth can affect your bite and the strength of your jaw bone. When you choose a replacement tooth option, you don’t want to settle. You want a replacement that is just as strong as the original. That’s what you can get from a dental implant. Dental implants are as durable and strong as your original tooth. (more…)

What Can I Do to Avoid Root Canal Infection?

Infected root canals are one of the most serious oral health problems that you can face. That’s because the root canals are a passageway for nutrients, blood vessels, and nerves. They connect your teeth with the rest of your body. When these passageways become infected with bacteria, the bacteria can spread through these channels and cause infection elsewhere in the mouth. Suddenly, a tooth infection can become complex, painful, and dangerous. Avoiding root canal infection is in your best interest. In today’s blog, you’ll learn about the steps you can take to prevent this condition from developing. (more…)

How Long Does It Take for Cavities to Form?

No one wants to see cavities on their teeth. Cavities create dark marks and are typically characterized by tooth pain. They can also spell serious trouble for your oral health. Cavities can lead to infected root canals, and eventually, tooth loss. But cavities don’t just pop up overnight. Missing a single dentist appointment, or failing to brush your teeth once won’t create a cavity. Cavities take time to form. That means you have time to keep your teeth clean and healthy. It also means that the signs of decay take time to show themselves. (more…)

Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy and Bright During Summer

Everyone wants a bright, healthy smile, and keeping your teeth in good condition doesn’t have to be difficult. It’s all about knowing how to care for your teeth, and what common pitfalls to avoid. During the summer season, you’re probably spending plenty of days outdoors, hanging out with friends, and enjoying refreshing beverages. Some of those beverages can leave behind stains or create opportunities for cavities to form. There are a few small steps you can take to make sure that your smile stays as bright and energized as the summer weather. (more…)

Be Prepared Before a Dental Emergency Occurs

Preparation is the best practice when it comes to staying safe. The nature of an emergency means that it is something you can’t plan for specifically. However, you can have an idea of what to do before an emergency occurs. When it comes to your teeth, having an emergency dentistry plan can be the difference between keeping your tooth and losing it. In today’s blog, we cover some basic scenarios to help you create a plan in case of a dental emergency. The more you know, the better prepared you can be. (more…)

Choosing Porcelain Dental Veneers for Your Smile

Have you noticed how your smile affects your mood? When you feel good about the state of your smile, you feel comfortable sharing it with everyone. A dazzling smile can light up a room, but a reserved, self-conscious smile can hold you back. If you’re dealing with cracks, chips, or staining, you may want to explore your options for cosmetic dentistry solutions. One of the best ways to improve the overall appearance of your smile is with porcelain dental veneers. Porcelain veneers correct a wide range of appearance defects, and they use the structure of your natural teeth as a base. (more…)

Do You Have Questions About Implant Dentures?

For residents of West Allis, WI, advanced tooth loss could mean serious issues eating and speaking, as well as problems with overall health. In order to offer a strong and lifelike solution to tooth loss, we may recommend a custom-made set of dentures. For added stability and durability, we often secure them with advanced dental implants. Do you have questions about implant dentures, and what it takes to qualify for them?