Restorative Dentistry

Dental implants for seniors

5 Benefits of Dental Implants: Restoring Function and Confidence

Your Guide to Dental Implants for Seniors According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 5 adults age 65 or older has lost all of their teeth. And whether you have lost one, two, or all of your teeth, chances are that it has significantly affected your quality of life. Missing just one tooth can make…
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Improve jaw strength for seniors

5 Key Ways To Maintain and Improve Jawbone Strength With Age

As a senior, what can I do to enhance my jaw strength? As we age, we experience diminished jaw strength. Over time, our joints and the components that connect the jaw to the skull and promote optimal jaw function start to deteriorate. We lose muscle strength and have a higher risk of developing TMJ (temporomandibular…
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A zirconia crown can save a tooth

A Zirconia Crown Can Preserve Your Tooth for Strength, Stability, and Aesthetics

Zirconia crowns are one of the latest dental technology solutions. Dental crowns are among the most widely used tooth restorations available today. They provide lasting strength and protection while maintaining the natural root structure of the affected tooth.  Zirconia crowns are one of the latest innovations in crown technology, and they could be just what…
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Dental implants help your mouth

3 Ways Dental Implants Make Your Whole Mouth Healthier

What makes dental implants so special? Dental implants are the premier option for replacing your missing teeth, restoring oral function, and creating a natural-looking smile. From replacing a single tooth to creating a new set of teeth, your dentist uses dental implants to improve your oral health. However, they contribute to your overall health too.    …
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Dental implant surgery

8 Dental Implant Surgery Questions To Ask Your Dentist Before Your Procedure

Preparing for Your Dental Implant Surgery Have you decided to explore your options for replacing your missing teeth with dental implants? If you have already committed to this highly regarded tooth-replacement option, you are likely excited about the results! Even with all the excitement, though, feeling overwhelmed or nervous is entirely normal.  You may have…
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Don't ignore TMJ disorder

How TMJ Disorder Left Untreated May Become Acute or Chronic

If you’ve noticed a pain in your jaw or the side of your face, or if you have been experiencing frequent headaches, you could be dealing with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder.  This pain arises from the joint that allows your jaw to open and close, along with the surrounding muscles. Many cases of TMJ disorder…
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