Consider the gums. They’re not particularly sexy and most of us take them for granted without ever considering their usefulness. Made up of three distinct parts — the periodontal ligament and the aveolar process, which anchor the teeth within the jaw, and the gingiva, the pink (or sometimes brown) tissue that we think of as… Read more »
Month: October 2015
Questions about Invisalign? We’ve Got Answers!
A crooked, uneven smile can be a source of serious embarrassment, especially for teens and adults who are concerned about projecting an attractive, intelligent, and professional image. These same appearance-conscious people usually make the best candidates for Invisalign, thanks to its discreet design. Invisalign might just be the right orthodontic solution for your smile, but… Read more »
Dental Fillings: How Do They Work?
Dental fillings are the go-to restoration when a dentist needs to treat small or medium cavities. Since more than 90% percent of American adults have had cavities in one of their permanent teeth, that means a lot of dental fillings are placed every year in the United States. You may even have a few in… Read more »