The Exciting World Of Dentistry

Three Things Post-Menopausal Women Can Do To Increase The Chances Of Successful Dental Implants

21 May

More than 3 million people in the U.S. have dental implants, with the market increasing rapidly at more than a half-million per year. In addition, roughly 98 percent of those dental implants work as intended, providing both a functional and cosmetically appealing tooth for those who have lost one. But a small group of older […]

Your Dental Problems May Be A Family Affair

24 March

While it is true that bad oral health can often be attributed to factors such as poor hygiene and tobacco use, genetics can also play a major role in the development of many oral abnormalities and disorders. Like most serious health problems, these oral diseases and disorders are most effectively treated when caught in the […]

Why Bone Grafts Are Needed For Dental Implants

23 February

Unfortunately, when you have missing teeth, the lack of stimulation of your jawbone leads to your jaw shrinking over time. When this happens, you will have fewer places to insert your dental implants unless you have your jaw rebuilt through bone grafting. Why Dental Implants? Dental implants (such as those offered by Merrimack Valley Periodontics) are […]

Orthodontic Treatments To Improve Your Smile

11 February

Whether you have one or many crooked teeth, there are various cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help realign them to give you a picture-perfect smile. Crooked teeth not only mess up your smile, but also they can have serious health implications as well. Misaligned teeth make biting and speech problematic, while also failing to provide the […]

Pre-Dental Implant Surgery Tips To Strengthen Your Jawbone

13 January

Your dentist has told you that dental implant surgery may be necessary. Dental implant surgery is very complex and may even include a maxillofacial surgeon (a surgeon who specializes in facial and jaw structures). Your procedure will also include jawbone reconstruction, but is there anything you can do to prepare your jawbone for this procedure?  […]