Archive for May, 2019

Why Do Dental Implants Fail?

Dental implants have an extremely high success rate, higher than most other types of dental treatments available today.  Failure of a dental implant is rare.  In many cases, the reason for failure is unknown.  In others, the reason is a little more obvious.  This blog will explain some of the known reasons implants can fail. […]

How to Take Care of Dentures

Millions of Americans have no remaining natural teeth.  Even with advances in dental implants, the vast majority of people wear traditional dentures.  These dental appliances replace all of the missing teeth in one jaw (an upper denture for the upper jaw, and a lower denture for the lower jaw). The biggest advantage of traditional dentures […]

Is Vaping Bad for Your Mouth?

Yes. Absolutely, 100%, there is no doubt that vaping is bad for your mouth. This new trend causes concern among dentists because we know that many people are choosing it as a “healthier” option.  Just because it is slightly better for you than smoking cigarettes does not mean it is okay.  Vaping can cause disastrous […]

If You Have Diabetes, You Need to Read This!

Diabetes affects almost one in every ten Americans, and millions more are pre-diabetic.  This disease that affects the body’s ability to control the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood has devastating effects on the body.  What this blog focuses on is its devastating effects on the mouth! Patients with diabetes have a higher risk […]