Cosmetic Dentistry vs. General Dentistry
Today’s article highlights how general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry are different. General dentists are dedicated to preventing and treating oral diseases such as cavities and gum disease. When a problem is diagnosed, let’s say, a cavity between two teeth, a general dentist will determine the best way to restore the tooth involved. Cosmetic dentists perform elective dental […]
Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!
As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a connection between a bacteria that causes periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis […]
Wear a Crown in New York
Some New York residents who have a weak or broken tooth may want to research dental crowns as a solution to improve their smile and overall oral health. A Dental Crown is a Durable Restoration A crown is really a cap or covering that is tooth-shaped and when it is in place, it will cover […]