Archive for April, 2014

Understanding and Planning Your Smile Restoration

Missing teeth, advanced tooth decay or gum disease, chipped or cracked teeth, and even severe staining—there are many reasons why a person might need a total mouth restoration. Some restorations are relatively straightforward, with little more than porcelain veneers or tooth whitening required to achieve a beautiful smile makeover. For many, many others, however, restoring […]

The Dangers of Ignoring a Dental Abscess

An infected tooth or infection in the gums is called a dental abscess. Like any infection, a dental abscess can cause a myriad of dangers if left untreated. Dental abscesses can be particularly hazardous. Most people find they have no choice except to have an abscessed tooth treated; the pain it causes can be quite […]

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects how your body uses or produces insulin, which is a hormone necessary for converting sugar and starches into energy. If you have diabetes, you are most likely aware that the disease can harm your heart, eyes, nerves and other vital structures of the body. What you may find […]