Tooth Replacement Options

by Jason 11/12/2013 8:00 AM

In days past, if you lost a tooth you were subject to living the rest of your life with a gap in your smile. Luckily, modern dentistry has given us options to replace missing teeth. Whether you are missing one or many, your dentist can help you choose the right replacement.... more...

Space Maintainers Help Children Develop a Healthy Smile

by Jason 7/16/2012 9:03 AM

Sometimes children lose a primary tooth from decay or injury before a permanent one is ready to come in. This can lead to dental issues down the road. Why? When a tooth is missing, the other teeth shift to fill the gap. This can take up space that permanent teeth would normally occupy when they descend. As a result, permanent teeth come in crooked and crowded. This can affect your child’s speech and ability to chew. Eventually, your child could need orthodontic treatment to correct the problems caused by one missing baby tooth.... more...

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