Advantages and Disadvantages of Dental Bridges

Have one or more missing teeth? Dental bridges are one of the main restorative options available in the world of dentistry. The others are dental implants and dentures. Until dental implants came along, bridges were the most popular and heavily relied upon. Even now, despite falling to second place behind implants, many people still prefer them. It’s not a good thing to live with an empty gap in your teeth and not replace [...]

Knowing the Different Types of Dental Fillings

Everyone knows what fillings are. Dental fillings are commonly used to fill and treat dental cavities. They’re simple procedures that are almost always completed in a single short visit. There are many types of fillings including gold, silver, porcelain, ceramic, and composite resin. Dr. Shaggy will determine whether or not you need a filling first. This is done through examining your teeth and possibly getting an x-ray. X-rays help determine the depth of [...]

What Are Dental Implants?

Many people lose teeth every year. It’s not something we like, but it happens. It can be due to trauma, old age, or dental problems. Dr. Shaggy has plenty of experience with restorative options, including dental implants, to help patients with missing teeth live healthy lives without restrictions. When it comes to dental restoration, dental bridges were the best option available for many years. This stopped when dental implants came along and changed [...]

The Top Benefits of Tooth Implants

When a person has a missing tooth, it’s important to replace it. The missing tooth is either going to show when the person smiles or it won’t. If it shoes, they’ll be more likely to look to replace it as soon as possible. Tooth implants can be used to replace all kinds of missing teeth whether they’re apparent or not. Patients are less likely to look to replace a missing tooth if it [...]