Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Your Guide to Night Guards

There are a lot of reasons why you’d want to wear a night guard. They’re used a lot more often than you’d think, too, with quite a few adults utilizing them on a nightly basis. Even so, a lot of adults who could use them don’t ever end up getting... Read more »

Advance Your Tooth Replacement Benefits with Dental Implants

Dental implants give you the opportunity to enjoy advanced tooth replacement, as it is the only treatment method that applies the artificial teeth directly in the bone structure of the jaw where the missing teeth have been lost. Dr. Michael H. Connor and our team are pleased to offer dental... Read more »

Oral Health Concerns: Gum Disease Risk Factors

Because gum disease is such a debilitating disease to your oral health, effective treatments will need to be employed to help save the integrity of your mouth. If gum disease is left untreated, it can destabilize your gums and lead to tooth loss. Along with spotting several signs and symptoms... Read more »

Top-Notch Smiles for Spring: Gum Disease Symptom Recognition

Periodontics is a field of dentistry designed to care for your gums. Several options are available to make sure the tissues in your mouth are well taken care of. One of the biggest risks that can arise with your gums is known as gum disease. Gum disease, also referred to... Read more »

Meet Your Smile Goals With Dental Implants

For a patient who has lost one or more permanent teeth, dental implants may be the solution. Dental implants are a popular tooth restoration option because they are permanent and aesthetically appeasing. A dental implant is made up of a dental implant post, a dental restoration and an abutment. What... Read more »

The Dental Health & Overall Health Connection

Our dentist and team understand that taking care of your mouth is integral in caring for your body. Did you know that there is a connection between your oral health and the health of your heart? Some cardiovascular diseases can affect your dental health, and vice versa. The Connection Between... Read more »

Protect Your Gums With Scaling and Root Planing

Some of the symptoms of gum disease include swollen, tender and red gums, and gums that bleed when you brush or floss. If your gum disease is left untreated, you may experience lost teeth, bad breath and issues with your jaw. However, gum disease can also allow bacteria to enter... Read more »