Dolfield Dental Blog
December 13, 2018
The holidays are that special time of year when we treat ourselves to a few extra indulgences; and that’s the way it should be. But all that celebrating can lead to a terrible toothache down the road if we overdo things. That’s why we offer these timely tips from a dentist on enjoying your festivities while keeping your teeth and gums in top shape.
Following a few flu season tips can help to keep you healthy throughout the winter months. This includes taking care of your teeth and gums, since they are your body’s first line of defense against infection.
October 3, 2018
Are you missing teeth? Many Americans, at least 120 million, are missing at least one tooth. There are a handful of replacement options, but dental implants have become regarded as one of the best. They offer the most stable and supportive replacement, while looking and feeling like your natural teeth. Read on to learn why dental implants are such a popular tooth replacement, and what benefits they will bring to your smile from an expert implant dentist.
September 26, 2018
If you feel like everything seems to be “cookie-cutter” these days, and you desire to have a more personal interaction with your dentist, then don’t be dismayed. There’s a dentist near you who believes in treating patients on an individual basis and not as a number. Read on to learn how Dr. Milner and the staff at Dolfield Dental make patients feel like family!
September 10, 2018
Medical science has known about the dangers of smoking since the early 1960s. But recent studies show that people who have seen an implant dentist have even more reasons to kick the habit. You see, not only does smoking put you at risk for cancer and heart disease, it can also cause your dental implants to fail. The only way to avoid this problem is to stop smoking. The best time to do this is now, before cigarettes take a further toll on your health.
August 26, 2018
There’s no need to feel embarrassed about oral health issues. The time will come when all of us must deal with challenges like damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. When this happens, an implant dentist may be just the type of professional you need.
July 4, 2018
Dental implants are widely regarded as the most reliable tooth replacement solution. Thanks to their ability to safely integrate with existing bone and gum tissue, they offer a secure and long-lasting option for patients who don’t want to settle for inferior replacement methods.
With that being said, it is possible for dental implants to fail, even if it is rare. In the future, you may need to replace or restore the implant received for a number of reasons. Here are a few that have occurred in previous cases, as well as how your dentist fixes failures if they occur.
June 12, 2018
Dental implants enable even individuals who have experienced extensive tooth loss to regain their smile and their confidence. If you are thinking about undergoing this treatment, you have a lot to look forward to! When you speak to your dentist about your desire to replace your missing teeth, it’s possible that you’ll discuss the following two types of implants.
May 29, 2018
Are you looking into your tooth replacement options? Dental implants offer excellent stability for prosthetic teeth — but in some cases, there just isn’t enough space to place a traditional post. If this is the case for your smile, all hope is not lost. You can still enjoy all of the wonderful benefits of implant dentistry thanks to mini dental implants. Just as the name implies, they are like traditional implants, but… smaller. Keep reading to learn more about how mini dental implants work, when you might need them, and about the many benefits they can offer patients after tooth loss.
April 17, 2018
Your dentist can help you achieve and maintain the optimal level of oral during regular dental appointments, but did you know these preventive dentistry exams may also save your life? It’s true. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, more frequent screenings are the best way to reduce the number of annual deaths related to oral cancer. Best of all, oral cancer screenings are so fast and painless, you probably won’t even know it’s happening. April is oral cancer awareness month, and in this post, we’ll review some of the reasons why regular oral cancer screenings are so essential to maintaining your health.