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Keep Your Toothbrush Clean | Tips and Tricks for a Healthy Mouth

  It’s hard to tell exactly which is the germiest room in the house. The bathroom? The kitchen? An independent health organization called NSF International conducted a study on this. They noted where they thought the most germs in a household were hiding, and where they actually were.     They looked for these bacteria: Coliform … Continued

Should I have a bridge or an implant?

If you’ve recently lost a tooth due to periodontal disease, an accident, or other dental trauma, you may be weighing your replacement options. You have a few choices: fixed bridges, full or partial dentures, or dental implants. But which do you choose? When people lost teeth in the past, only bridges and dentures were available. … Continued

I am a smoker — can I still have dental implants?

Can You Get Dental Implants if You Smoke? Yes. Yes, you can get dental implants if you smoke. But not everyone who smokes can get dental implants. At your initial consultation, we will decide if you are a candidate for implants. With an exam and X-rays, our doctors will determine the health of your gums … Continued

I have diabetes – can I still have dental implants?

Diabetic Patients: Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants? Dental implants are a great treatment option for people who need a permanent tooth replacement as long as they are in good overall health. Certain risks are always involved with the implantation process, but patients with diabetes may have increased risks, so dental implants are not … Continued

I have diabetes – can I still have dental implants?

Diabetic Patients: Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants? Dental implants are a great treatment option for people who need a permanent tooth replacement as long as they are in good overall health. Certain risks are always involved with the implantation process, but patients with diabetes may have increased risks, so dental implants are not … Continued