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Friday, March 27, 2015

Dental Hygiene: Dos and Don'ts

Dental Hygiene
This week we are taking this blog back to the basics and focusing on two common hygiene habits that can make or break your oral health. Keep reading to see how your dental routine stacks up.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Why see a Prosthodontist?

blogger hml Prosthodontist
Prosthodontics is a dental specialty that focuses on the restoration and replacement of teeth. It is also sometimes referred to as prosthetic dentistry or dental prosthetics. Prosthodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. The ADA specifies that prosthodontists oversee the "diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues..."

Friday, March 6, 2015

DDS vs. DMD, What’s the Difference?

Endodontist examining root canal on xray
When it comes time to choose a dentist, there are a lot of factors to think about. You're probably already considering the: Location, Office environment, Patient experience, Technology offered, Pricing, and Reputation. Should the letters behind the name add yet another element to consider in the process of picking the right dentist? Fortunately for you, the answer is "No."

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Why See an Endodontist?

Endodontist examining root canal on xray
As we continue our series on dental specialties, this week our focus in on the field of endodontics. According to the ADA, endodontics is the branch of dentistry that is dedicated to the study and treatment of "morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues."