Dental crowns, also known as “caps”, are used to cover a damaged tooth or implant. It’s also used to help strengthen the tooth and improve the overall appearance and alignment of the teeth. They are made by taking an impression of the tooth to be covered and a dentist must first reduce the original size [...]
Most dental insurances reset at the onset of the new year and any unused benefits will disappear. By using your dental insurance benefits before the new year starts, you could be saving yourself hundreds of dollars!
Periodontal diseases are pretty serious oral diseases, like gingivitis and periodontitis that attack your gums. If left untreated, these periodontal diseases can spread to other areas of the mouth and lead to the loss of tooth or teeth. Periodontal disease is chronic bacterial infection and affects both the gums and the bone that supports the [...]
The technology of dental implants is a blessing for people who have been suffering for years with what missing teeth issues.
Perhaps you have wanted straighter teeth for a long time, but hesitated to look into braces due to the time commitment. Even you were okay with wearing braces for 18 months to two years, the thought of wearing the traditional metal type didn’t appeal to you. If you want straight teeth, you owe it to [...]
Having misaligned, overlapping, or crooked teeth is more than just a cosmetic concern. These issues can cause problems with your bite and increase the risk of tooth decay because of the difficulty in keeping the teeth clean. If you’re considering orthodontic treatment, Glendora Family Dentistry offers several different types of braces. Braces force your teeth [...]
It is very common for people who do not practice good oral hygiene to suffer from oral diseases. Gum disease and tooth decay are the most common causes why a tooth is lost. There are ways to solve these problems, however, due to the limited technology in the past; dentures and bridges are the only [...]
Many people suffer daily from different types of oral diseases. Periodontal disease, gingivitis, tooth decay and worn-out tooth enamel are the most common. Dentures and bridges are the only solutions available before. But today, a new kind of advancements in dental technology is accessible and available to those who are interested. For people who have [...]
Inside of every tooth is pulp that contains nerve tissue and blood vessels. When this pulp becomes infected, Dr. Desai of Glendora Family Dentistry needs to complete a root canal in order to save the tooth. Infection can happen for a variety of reasons, including trauma to the face, severe tooth decay, an abscessed tooth, [...]
Having stained, cracked, or chipped teeth may seem like a minor problem until you realize how much these issues affect your confidence and your smile. The same is true for having a misshapen tooth or a large gap between teeth. The good news is that you can disguise these blemishes with teeth veneers, a simple [...]