3 Ways Your Medications Can Cause Post-Extraction Complications

The complexity of tooth extractions can range from simple to extensive, depending upon the condition of your teeth, their surrounding structures, the presence of infection, and whether or not they are impacted. In addition to these factors, pre-existing medical conditions, as well as certain medications can play roles in how well you recover after getting your teeth pulled. Here are three ways your medications can lead to post-extraction complications, and what you can do about them: Read More 

4 Reasons for That Strange Taste in Your Mouth

Strange tastes in your mouth are usually easily explained. Maybe you ate an under ripe banana, pieces of pecan nuts, or a persimmon that was particularly astringent, making your mouth pucker and feel dry. Other occasion, however, you may not be able to explain why you have a weird taste in your mouth. The source might be from your own body rather than a food or drink you consumed. Take a look at some possible reasons for that odd taste in your mouth and what you can do about it. Read More 

Maintaining Dental Health: 3 Tips For Maintaining Porcelain Veneers

One of the most highly recommended solutions for getting a pearly white smile is to get porcelain veneers installed on the surfaces of exposed teeth. The color of the porcelain veneers can be customized to match your natural teeth color. In general, porcelain veneers can last 15 years or more, which makes them quite a worthwhile investment for those looking to get a perfect smile. Although durable, porcelain veneers can still be a bit fragile. Read More 

Why A Root Canal Is A Better Option Than Tooth Extraction

The only alternative there is to a root canal is tooth extraction, but tooth extraction will leave you without a tooth and with additional problems. While you are still free to choose to have the tooth extracted, making the decision to get a root canal to save the tooth is almost always the better choice. Here are several things you should understand about both of these options. Why A Root Canal Is The Better Option Read More 

Choosing Between Veneers And Dental Crowns

Dentists now have several options for whitening and reshaping your teeth, as well as replacing missing teeth. Veneers and crowns are two of the most popular options for improving the appearance of your teeth, but they each have unique strengths and weaknesses. Here is a comparison of veneers and dental crowns to help you determine the option that best suits your needs. Tooth Reshaping The best method for repairing teeth that are cracked or chipped, naturally misshapen, or out of alignment will depend on the level of damage to the tooth and the thickness of the tooth's enamel. Read More