3 Ways Dental Implants Can Help Restore Your Smile

If you’ve had dental problems that have led to tooth loss, restoring your smile is a priority. After all, it is one of the first things people notice about you, so missing teeth can really do a number on your image – not to mention your self-image and confidence. If you’re exploring your options for replacing missing teeth, chances are your Washington, DC dental professional has......
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5 Advantages of Permanent Dentures Vs Removable Dentures

If you’re weighing your options for dental restoration after total tooth loosing one jaw or both, two of the more commonly offered alternatives are permanent, implant-supported dentures and traditional, removable ones. Of the two, permanent dentures are the option that are generally recommended by Washington, DC dental professionals, since implant-based restoration offers a number of important benefits that removable dentures cannot. Here are the top 5......
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How to Find the Best Oral Surgeon in Washington, DC for Permanent Dentures

Permanent, implanted-supported dentures offer significant advantages over other common methods of restoring your smile after total tooth loss. They aid in preventing bone loss in the jaw, better preserving oral health and structure, as well as your appearance. They offer a much more natural look and feel than traditional dentures, and they offer better oral function in terms of biting, chewing and speaking. They last for......
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How to Fix Loose Dentures

Loose dentures are a very common problem for individuals who wear traditional removable dentures. That’s because use of this type of denture leads to gradual bone loss in the jaw, which, in turn, causes changes in the shape and structure of the gum ridge that removable dentures rely upon for support and retention. The result is a gradual deterioration in the way dentures fit, allowing them......
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What to Expect After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

If you will be having your wisdom teeth out in the near future, chances are you have questions about what you can expect as you recover from wisdom teeth removal. Washington DC patients often wonder how they will feel after surgery, how much pain they’ll be in and just how long it will take to get back to normal after the procedure. While there isn’t......
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Wisdom Teeth Removal: What Parents Need to Know

Wisdom teeth removal, Washington DC dental professionals will tell you, is necessary in most people, since these third molars become problematic more often than not. Most often, the problem is that there isn’t enough room in the mouth for wisdom teeth to emerge properly, which can lead to a variety problems, including impactions, infections and damage or shifting in adjacent teeth. If your kids have reached......
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Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery: Tips and Advice

If you’re about to have your wisdom teeth out, you’ll surely want your wisdom teeth removal recovery to go smoothly and be over with as quickly as possible. Making sure that happens means following your oral surgeon’s post-operative instructions very carefully to minimize your risk of complications. It also means taking good care of yourself as you recover, so we’ve put together some tips and advice......
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Three Reasons Not to Put Off Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removal

Have you been told that your child needs wisdom teeth extraction? Washington DC oral surgeons Dr. Robert Emery and Dr. James Ryan advise that wisdom teeth that will be problematic – which can often be determined before these teeth emerge – should be removed as early as possible. While many parents have been given that advice, the reasons early removal is best aren’t always explained in detail. Here are three......
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What Will Dental Implant Surgery Be Like in 20 Years?

What will dental implant surgery be like in twenty years? While we have no way of knowing exactly what the future holds, chances are that it will be a lot more advanced than it is today. On what is such a prediction based? Often, the best way to anticipate where something is going over the next 20 years is to take a look at how far......
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What You Need to Know about Replacing Missing Teeth After a Sports Injury

Have you lost one or more teeth to a sports injury? Unfortunately, that’s a fairly common problem in athletes, especially those who participate in contact sports. Replacing missing teeth afters a sports injury is something you’ll want to have done as soon as possible, since leaving a gap in your mouth can lead to dental problems, such as adjacent teeth shifting to fill the gap. Missing teeth can......
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