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5 Myths About Root Canals

Just hearing the words “root canal” can be enough to make most people cringe. The mental image of a root canal patient holding a grossly swollen jaw while groaning with pain has been perpetuated by movies, television, and cartoons. But is that the true picture of modern-day root canal treatment? Here are five commonly believed […]

How Much Do All-on-4® Implants Cost & What Are the Benefits?

What are the affordable options for missing teeth other than dentures?

Many patients who have “soft” teeth caused by advanced cavities, poor gums because of advanced periodontal disease or a bad bite (occlusal disease), find themselves with a diminishing number of options when it comes to restoring their smile one tooth at a time. Cost-effective All-on-4® dental implants could be a better solution for replacing missing […]

Versatile Dental Implants!

It is not an exaggeration to say that dental implants have revolutionized dentistry and transformed the lives of people who are missing teeth. Nothing looks or feels more life-like that a dental implant capped with a custom-created crown. A dental implant is a small screw-shaped post that is used to replace the root of a […]

The Scary Side of Missing Teeth – and What You Can Do About It

Do you have one or more missing teeth? You’re not alone. According to the American Dental Association, the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has decayed or missing teeth.   If the gap left by your missing teeth is out of sight, you may think it’s okay to delay treatment. However, there’s […]

A Third Set of Teeth?

Unlike sharks with a seemingly unlimited set of replacement teeth, humans on the other hand, are only programmed with the genetic code to produce two sets of teeth – a childhood set and an adult set. While the childhood set lasts only a few short years, the adult set needs to last for many decades. […]