Posted on 12/20/2018 1:53 PM By cutratny
The holidays are here, and for many people, it is the most wonderful time of year that is filled with joy and charity. It also often means lots of gatherings with friends and family...
Posted on 10/20/2018 1:18 PM By cutratny
If you have a misalignment in your bit that causes your teeth to simply not fit together quite right, it can be a little uncomfortable when you rest your jaw. Luckily, there is an easy way for your periodontist to correct this...
Posted on 8/8/2018 2:37 PM By cutratny
Losing teeth is a major life change, whether you have a long time to prepare yourself for it or not. You’ve got to adjust to a new reality and new health concerns as you go through the process, and you’re also going to need to plan your tooth replacement strategy carefully.
Posted on 6/27/2018 12:59 PM By cutratny
While a dentist can treat gums, teeth and other parts of the mouth, there are times when you should see a specialist who better understands gum disease and how to treat it.
Posted on 4/30/2018 8:02 PM By cutratny
If the first thoughts that run through your mind when it is time for you to make a dental appointment involve discomfort, fear and panic, you might be a good candidate for sedation dentistry. Dr. J. Alexander Withers understands the importance of good dental care and how dental anxiety keeps some people from getting it.
Dental anxiety is a real condition that many people suffer from. Regardless of how immobilizing yours may be, we do have sedation options that can make each experience in our dental office more relaxing and comfortable. We offer three types of sedation for our patients:
Local anesthetics are commonly used for minimally invasive dental procedures. Many individuals choose this option because it allows them to drive to and from their appointments without impairment. Dr. Withers injects a numbing medication into the mouth. During the procedure, patients remain awake. Afterward, it can take several hours for the effects of the anesthetics to wear off.
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Posted on 12/28/2017 8:50 PM By cutratny
When a tooth is lost, damaged, or extracted a
replacement must be prepared. Traditional crowns can take time to prepare, so a
new and faster option was developed. Teeth
in a day reduces the wait time for replacement teeth by bringing advanced
fabrication technology directly to the patient.
Posted on 10/16/2017 9:27 PM By cutratny
you have a perfect bite, your top and bottom teeth will touch evenly when your
mouth is closed. Ideally, all bottom teeth and top teeth should touch with
equal pressure and at the exact same time.
Posted on 8/18/2017 2:37 PM By cutratny
For a dental implant to be successful, your
jawbone must have enough bone mass or thickness and be solid enough to support
the implant. If either of these requirements is lacking in your jawbone, your
periodontist may suggest a bone graft to give you a firm foundation for the
Posted on 6/7/2017 3:13 PM By cutratny
Do you have one or
more missing teeth? Whether you have lost teeth due to decay, genetics, gum
disease, or trauma, it is vital to seek treatment immediately. Leaving your
missing teeth untreated can affect your remaining teeth, gums, and even the
integrity of your jawbone.