Informative Dental Blogs
Are Dental Implants Noticeable?
If you have missing, damaged, or broken teeth and are looking for the perfect restoration solution, dental implants may be the right choice for you. Dental Implants are a permanent solution and are durable and long lasting. Implants function like natural teeth, and allow patients to speak and eat normally. Implants are comfortable and do not slip or click like other restorative options.
Are There any Differences Between Mouth Washes?
Mouthwash is used to help rinse away bacteria or food particles after you brush and floss each day. Using mouthwash is an additional way to help protect your teeth and gums. Knowing the differences between mouthwashes can help you choose the right one to incorporate into your oral hygiene routine.
Are dental implants safe?
Dental implants are one of the most common restorative procedures done today. Implants provide a strong and stable solution for patients in need of tooth replacement or restoration. Dental implants are made out of titanium, and are built to last upwards of 25 years, or even a lifetime if cared for properly. Implants are safe...
Can Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?
Gum disease or periodontal disease is when you have inflammation of the gums. Gum disease breaks down the tissue around our teeth and gums, and if not treated can lead to tooth loss. In recent studies doctors have looked at the correlation between gum disease and heart disease. Heart disease is when the blood vessels around the heart are narrow or blocked.
Can Small Cavities Heal By Themselves?
If you have a cavity and are reluctant to call your dentist, you may be hoping the cavity will just heal itself. A cavity is tooth decay that causes a hole in the tooth. If cavities are not treated more serious issues can develop. At Centers for Dental Implants, it is important to take care of your oral health and practice good habits at home.
Can You Get Dental Implants After Having Dentures For Years?
If you have been using dentures for years and are ready for a change, dental implants may be the perfect solution. You may be wondering if you can switch from dentures to implants, and the good news is that this is an option. Many patients get frustrated with dentures, but in the beginning they were the easier choice. Dentures are easier to get and do not require the recovery time that implants require. Cost is much lower and this attracts patients to dentures.
Do you know what this surgery is? Do you know the advantages of closed rhinoplasty or preservation rhinoplasty? Today we want to tell you what it is and why this technique may be the most appropriate.
Do All on 4 Implants Take a Long Time To Heal?
If you are looking at dental implants and want the process to be quick, then All-On-4 dental implants may be right for you. All-on-4 implants are also known as Teeth in a Day, and can be placed in a single appointment. All-on-4 implants are a fixed denture that is implant supported typically by 4 dental implants.
Do Oral Piercings Cause Infections?
Oral piercings are popular among young adults and adolescents. Piercings are the cool thing to have, and they give people a way to express themselves. Piercings can interfere with your speech or your ability to chew and swallow. Many people also wonder if their choice to have a piercing can lead to infection.
Does Teeth Whitening Cause any Dental Problems?
Teeth Whitening treatments are popular for patients that have tooth discoloration, or for those that just want a brighter smile. Whitening your teeth can be done safely and there are several options to choose from. If the directions are followed patients can successfully whiten their teeth with no side effects.
How Can Dentists Help Diabetic Patients?
For a diabetic person, other health-related issues can be concerning, especially their oral health. Today, we’ll highlight how dentists help patients who have diabetes.
How Can I Fix a Gummy Smile?
Do you notice when you smile you see gum tissue more than your teeth? This is known as a gummy smile, and many patients are bothered by how their smile looks. There are treatment options to correct a gummy smile, and we are here to help you find a treatment that works best.
How Can I Reduce My Costs for Dental Care?
Dental care can be costly, and simple procedures can even run up your bill. Caring for your teeth is necessary to keep your oral and general health in check. Many people have no dental benefits at all, or if they retire their benefits are lost.
How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?
Oral health is extremely important for many reasons. If patients suffer from gum disease, cavities, or bad breath this can cause issues with your teeth and mouth. Our mouths are a pathway for bacteria to enter the body. The bacteria are able to enter the blood stream, and this can also cause infection or inflammation in other parts of our body.
How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?
Many people suffer from chronic bad breath or halitosis. Bad breath is something you do not want to be known for, and typically finding the cause is easy. If you suffer from bad breath but also brush, floss, or gargle each day the cause may not be obvious. Taking the time to figure out the underlying problem that may be causing your bad breath is important, and finding a cure can be simple.
How Do I Help with Tooth Pain?
If you think you may have a dental emergency it is important to know what to do to ensure your issue is addressed as soon as possible. Our office provides same day or next day appointments to accommodate our patients that need immediate treatment.
How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
If you are looking for that perfect smile and want a permanent solution to broken, missing, or cracked teeth, then dental implants may be the perfect choice. Dental implants are built to last, and give patients a permanent solution that restores your smile. Implants can help build confidence, and if taken care of can last upwards of 25 years.
How Long Does It Take For a Tooth Infection to Spread?
Infections can be serious, and it is always important for patients to know when to call their dentist. Infections should always be treated right away to avoid complications, or other issues from developing. If you have a toothache and throbbing pain that does not go away, the infection could spread to other places in the body. At Centers for Dental Implants, we are equipped to handle any dental emergency, and offer flexible hours to accommodate our patients.
How Long do Dental Crowns Last?
Crowns are similar to a cap that is placed over a tooth, and are used to save and restore a damaged tooth. Crowns look natural and allow patients to use their tooth again. The color of a crown can also be matched to your natural teeth, and crowns help to make damaged teeth strong again.
How Many Days Should I Not Smoke After Oral Surgery?
Oral surgery requires healing time depending on the type of oral surgery and severity of the issue. Some common oral surgeries at the Center for Dental Implants in Aventura, Hallandale Beach, Pembroke Pines, and Miami, FL consist of tooth removal, repair from injury, jaw surgery, palate repair, biopsies, or dental implants.
How Often do Dental Implants Need to Be Replaced?
If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly. At the Center...
How Painful is the Dental Implant Process?
Patients that choose to move forward with the dental implant process wonder how painful the procedure will be. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and are a great restorative solution for those that have missing, cracked, or broken teeth. Our customized treatment plans work for each patient’s needs, and we work closely with our patients every step of the way.
How To Choose the Right Dentist for Dental Implants?
When you decide to invest in dental implants to restore your smile, you want to make sure you find the perfect dentist. Quality dentistry you can count on is important to ensure your implant procedure is successful.
How are dental implants done?
For patients that have cracked, missing, or broken teeth, dental implants help give them a beautiful natural looking smile. Dental Implants are highly successful, and last upwards of 25 years to a lifetime if cared for properly. Implants give patients a permanent solution for teeth restoration and they not only are aesthetically pleasing, but also...
How do you know if you need a root canal?
You may be recommended for a root canal when the pulp or soft tissue inside the root canal is inflamed or infected. This inflammation or infection is caused by bacteria, a crack or injury, or tooth decay. Root canals are one of the most common procedures done today, and they help restore our teeth back...
How long dental crowns last?
Crowns are used to help save or restore a damaged tooth. A crown is placed over the tooth like a cap, and allows patients to be able to use their tooth again. Crowns make damaged teeth stronger and durable, and aesthetically look great. They are permanently cemented on to the damaged tooth, and are one...
How long do CEREC crowns last?
You may have been recommended for a CEREC crown if you have a broken or injured tooth in need of repair. Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEREC crowns are made out of a block of ceramic or resin. They are bonded to your tooth, and are plaque resistant making them a very popular...
How long does it take to get dental implants?
At Centers for Dental Implants, we help our patients get that perfect smile, as well as provide implant restoration or replacement. Our staff works with each patient to find the best solution that fits the patient’s needs. Our goal is for our patients to be confident and happy with their smile, and we provide exceptional
Is Gum Disease Over if the Bleeding Stops?
If you have inflammation in your mouth or gums it may be time to consult with a Periodontist. Gum disease is one of the most common disease patients face today. This condition must be treated promptly to avoid receding gums, or even tooth loss.
Is Oral Surgery Worth It?
You may have been recommended to have oral surgery, and are concerned if you should go through with it or not. Oral surgery has many benefits, and patients need to weigh their options. Our staff will only recommend oral surgery if it is absolutely necessary, or if the patient is unhappy with their mouth, jaw, or smile.
Is Popcorn Bad to Eat if You Have Dental Implants?
Dental implants are an investment, and after you go through the process and finally have that perfect smile, it is important to care for them properly. Watching what you eat or chew on helps to ensure your implants stay in great condition. There are certain foods patients should avoid with their dental implants to help keep them looking and feeling great.
Is Tooth Sensitivity Permanently Curable?
Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, and many patients encounter pain or discomfort when they eat certain foods that are hot or cold. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, around 40 million adults suffer from sensitivity. Usually, the pain is temporary and can be treated to improve, but not cure the condition.
Is it Better to Get A Dental Implant or a Bridge?
When deciding on a restorative solution it is important to look at all of your options to help you decide on the best option that works for you. A common question patients face is if they should choose a dental bridge or dental implants when they are looking for a tooth replacement solution. Both are restorative solutions for missing teeth, and it is helpful to understand the differences.
Myths About Braces And Orthodontists
Enamel directly due to fixing braces does not deteriorate at all. Firstly, according to the system installation protocol, a complex of professional hygiene with the removal of dental deposits is preliminarily performed. In addition, the place of fixation of the bracket to the tooth is treated with a special disinfecting gel, then the bracket is firmly glued to the tooth. Consequently, bacterial plaque cannot get under it. The enamel around the bracket is the place that is more difficult to clean due to difficult access.
What Are the Advantages of an Underbite Jaw Surgery?
An underbite is when the lower teeth extend outward, and do not align properly with the upper teeth. This is referred to a “malocclusion” and can be mild or in some cases severe. When a child has an underbite most likely treatment is needed because the underbite causes difficulty biting or chewing food, affects a child’s speech, and may cause pain because the jaw is not properly aligned.
What Are the Types of Dental Implants?
If you have been recommended for dental implants you may be overwhelmed with all of the implant choices available. Our team can help you choose which implant works best for you and discuss what your options are.
What Can a Cosmetic Dentist Do?
Cosmetic Dentists help enhance or improve the appearance of the teeth, gums, or jaw. When patients are not happy with their smile, or those who have chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help give you that perfect smile.
What Causes Red Gums to Appear Around One Tooth?
During your oral hygiene routine you may have noticed that the gum area around one of your teeth is swollen. This is not unusual and the swollen gum tissue can be due to a few different causes. If you do notice your gum is swollen or you have any pain around the area, contact our office immediately and we will have you seen as soon as possible.
What Should I do About My Periodontal Pockets?
If you notice your gums are inflamed or receding, you may be wondering what procedures are available to help shrink periodontal pockets. When gums are loose and no longer fit snug around your teeth, this can cause bacteria and plaque to collect underneath the gums. This can cause severe damage to your gums and teeth, and if not treated can result in unstable teeth, or even tooth loss.
What Types of Treatments Do General Dentists Provide?
General Dentists provide services to diagnose, treat, and maintain your oral health. Our office specializes in general dentistry, and this includes preventative, corrective, and restorative treatment for patients. Our general dental care services allow us to remove any decay or disease from your teeth and gums. We preserve your natural teeth and keep you looking and feeling great.
What is Considered a Dental Restoration?
If you have teeth that are decayed, injured, or missing you may require a dental restoration. Common types of dental restorations include crowns, fillings, implants, dentures, and bridges. Never hesitate to call the dentist if you have an issue with your tooth.
When Should a Person Switch Dentists?
Switching dentists can be a hard decision, but patients need to make a change if they notice things aren’t working out with the current practice. Knowing when to make the move can be hard, but there are some tips you can follow to help you find your new dental office or dental clinic in the Miami, Aventura, Pembroke Pines, and Hallandale Beach areas.