Dental News

Everything You Need to Know About Bleeding Gums

Do your gums tend to bleed every time you brush or floss? Sensitive gums that bleed are far more common than you may think but there are several underlying factors that could be at play here. Depending on the root cause of your bleeding gums, we can either recommend a few simple remedies or commence a more intensive process! One of the most common causes for bleeding gums is gingivitis. This is a condition that occurs with an accumulation of plaque along your gum and teeth. Naturally, if this buildup is neglected and your daily flossing isn’t observed, your gums … Continue reading

Dental Veneers Maintenance and Home Care

If you just completed a Wyndham smile makeover with porcelain veneers, we know how excited you are to enjoy the results. But it’s also important to take special steps to ensure that you protect your dental work for as long as possible.   Follow these important dental veneer care tips:   Floss Your Veneers Daily First things first: flossing will not pull your veneers or other dental work off. But not flossing can lead to bacteria seeping under the edges of your veneers, causing them to eventually come loose.   To properly floss around a veneer, wrap the strand in … Continue reading

3 Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

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Are you struggling to smile because of a missing or recently extracted tooth? Fortunately, you don’t have to keep on living that way. When it comes to tooth replacement, you have more options than ever. Dental Implants Often referred to as the gold standard in tooth replacement, dental implants have an extremely high success rate and tend to last for decades. When well cared for, most implants can last for life. Plus, they’re stable enough to support any variety of restorations, including crowns, bridges, and even full dentures. They’re useful no matter how many missing teeth you need to replace. … Continue reading