Diabetes and Tooth Loss

Diabetes and Tooth Loss Diabetics have unusually high blood sugar levels, which puts them at a higher risk for kidney, eyes, and heart problems. Additionally, diabetes also affects the body’s healing process, slowing it down, while also compromising one’s immunity...

Benefits of Tooth Colored Fillings

Nobody ever really wants to get a dental filling. After all, they’re often only used to restore teeth damaged by decay, which means you didn’t take proper care of your teeth. But, as much as having cavities is bad news, it’s not exactly the end of the world. Besides,...

How Do Sealants Protect Teeth?

The chewing surfaces of the premolars and molars or the back teeth have very rough grooves called pits and fissures that help grind food. However, those very same grooves are responsible for putting the back teeth at an increased risk for tooth decay. Even with...

Why Would I Need a Tooth Removed?

Ideally, you’ll want to keep your permanent set of teeth for as long as you live. But, that’s not always possible. There are cases wherein it may be necessary to have a tooth or two removed for the good of your oral health. Why Can’t A Tooth Be Saved? Accidents do...

A Dental Bridge For Your Missing Teeth

You should never leave a missing tooth or two untreated and unchecked. The gaps left behind by missing teeth can cause the remaining teeth to shift into the empty spaces, causing malocclusions or a bad bite. Additionally, the gaps can also cause speech and chewing...