Posted on 2/21/2020 1:41 PM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
When it comes to implant supported dentures there are three major benefits. If you are considering getting implant supported dentures and are stuck choosing between this option versus traditional dentures, then review the benefits of implant supported dentures that are being discussed right below:
Posted on 2/6/2020 1:08 PM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
If you start to experience gum recession then it is very important to seek treatment as soon as possible because gum recession is a major warning sign that you may be developing gum disease. If gum disease is left untreated then this can lead you to develop other health issues such as heart disease. In addition, if gum recession is left untreated this can lead to other issues such as rapid tooth decay, an increased risk of infection, and partial or complete tooth loss. Also, gum recession in its advanced stage can lead to sensitivity to cold or hot food and drinks, as well as an increased amount of stains on your teeth.
Posted on 1/16/2020 2:38 PM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
Early signs of this dental condition can appear even if you make every effort to maintain a great oral hygiene routine. If these conditions are left untreated they can easily lead to you developing advanced gingivitis or other periodontal misfortunes. Gum recession is one of the more common forms of gum disease.
Posted on 1/16/2020 2:07 PM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
At a remarkable 98% global success rate, dental implants are arguably the best tooth replacement option for those that are looking to regain their complete smile. Since they are designed to look, function, and feel just like natural teeth, you won’t have to about the implants interfering with your speech patterns. Eating various foods won’t be an issue as well. Traditional replacement treatments such as dental crowns, bridges, and dentures are less likely to provide the same level of security and functionality.
Posted on 12/18/2019 10:22 AM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
When your teeth are missing teeth your remaining teeth will start to shift from their designated position to try and fill in the empty spaces. Dental bridges will help keep your remaining teeth in place while filling in the spaces left from missing teeth.
Posted on 12/18/2019 10:11 AM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
Overall dental implants can help you get a smile you can be proud of and show off. If your teeth are missing or you think you have a smile that is less than perfect. These can be great for people with a damaged or problematic tooth as well.
Posted on 11/12/2019 8:33 AM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
When you decide on going through orthodontics, you may not realize you’re doing more than just straightening your teeth. The braces procedure, of course corrects misalignment, but also provides your oral cavity with better hygiene.
When you have straightened teeth, you have a better chance of reaching all of the places that should be cleaned. Brushing and flossing when your teeth are not misaligned is easier because you’re not working around teeth. When your teeth are misaligned, you could risk having plaque or tartar build up in between the crooked teeth, which could cause tooth decay and gum diseases.
Posted on 11/1/2019 8:26 AM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
Dental procedures are generally not cheap, and unfortunately depending on your treatment choice, your dental insurance many not cover as much as you might have expected. Many dental plans for insurance had been developed prior to the popularity rise in dental implants, and most dental implants are not covered by insurance companies because of the type of procedure. Insurance for dental tends to cover only essential maintenance and emergencies. It is important to do research on insurance coverage, to ensure you know what your outcome will be after your dental implant surgery.
Posted on 10/15/2019 10:00 AM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
Did you know that your dentist can help you with your sleep apnea? This may come as a surprise given the fact that when you think about getting assistance with sleep apnea a dentist office is not the first place that comes to mind. However, because sleep apnea is technically a disorder related to the mouth the dentist office is actually one of the best places to seek out treatment if you’re suffering from sleep apnea. A variety of cases have been able to be tackled in relation to sleep apnea at the dentist office.
Posted on 10/7/2019 1:11 PM By Belle Meade Family Dentistry
Every dentist offers a variety of services and depending on what you are in need of it’s good to know what kind of services are available to you before you make the decision to schedule an appointment.