Dental Implant vs Root Canal: What to Consider

Dental Implant vs Root Canal: What to Consider

Root canals remove the infected pulp from a tooth and replace it with a special biocompatible material, before it is capped with a crown or bridge. The root of your tooth remains intact in your jaw. With a dental implant, a metal post is put into your jawbone under your gums. When the dental implant heals, an abutment and a …

Top 10 Wisdom Teeth Questions and Answers

Top 10 Wisdom Teeth Questions and Answers

Has your dentist recommended that you get your wisdom teeth pulled? You may have questions about wisdom teeth and the procedure. Here are the answers for the 10 most common questions about extracting impacted wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are your last set of molars. It is believed that these teeth helped our early ancestors chew coarser food like leaves and …

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: What You Should Know

Bone grafting can be used to correct a bone defect or deficiency in your mouth. This can be an important step in treating late stage periodontal disease, repairing damage from trauma, and congenital defects where there isn’t enough bone to support existing teeth or a dental implant where there isn’t adequate bone. If you are scheduled to undergo a bone …