Replacing missing teeth is much more than just having a pretty smile. Watch this video to learn more.
Scientists have reported on an unusual way to prevent tooth sensitivity using a substance from a surprising source
Here's an interesting piece of history that just might win you a bet. What kind of doctor was "Doc" Holliday of wild west fame?
Eating cheese and other dairy products may protect your teeth against cavities.
Implants can even be an option for adolescents after puberty when the jaw stops growing, typically around 16 for girls and 18 for boys.
According to a new laboratory study of the erosive potential of fruit smoothies on teeth published in the February 2013 issue of the British Dental Journal, and as included in Implant Insight, those containing kiwi, apple, and lime produced over 28% surface loss in a tooth immersed int he drink for 60 minutes compared to strawberry and banana combinations, which produced less than 2% surface loss.
Ancient dental implants have been traced back to around 600 AD, when tooth-like pieces of shell were hammered into the jaw of a Mayan woman. Thank goodness for contemporary dentistry!
Cavities can’t occur in an implant-restored crown, or replacement tooth; however, you will need to visit your dentist as scheduled and clean and care for it and your gums and mouth every day, the same as you would if it were a natural tooth.
Dental implants are the closest you can get to healthy, natural teeth. They will allow you to confidently eat, smile, laugh, talk, play and enjoy all of your regular activities of everyday life without thinking about your teeth.
It has been estimated that 69 percent of Americans age 35 to 44 have at least one missing tooth, and one in four over the age of 74 have lost ALL of their natural teeth.