How Gum Recession Occurs & How A Dentist Can Treat It With Gum Grafting
12 December 2014
Recessed gums can make it embarrassing to smile in public. The problem can be fixed if you make an appointment with a dentist so gum grafting can be performed. Below, you will find out how gum recession occurs and how a dentist can fix the problem with gum grafting.
How Does Gum Recession Occur?
Gum recession can become a major problem to your oral health if you don't get the condition fixed soon enough.
6 Facts About Implants You Probably Don't Know
12 December 2014
Who says dental implants (such as those provided by Nashville Periodontal Group) can't be fun? They brighten your smile, make your mouth more complete and can boost your self-confidence. While they may seem like simple fake teeth, implants have a long history that dates well beyond modern dentistry. Take a look at the lighter side of these dental devices and learn about some lesser-known facts.
1. The ancient Mayans wore implants. Ancient implants were found in the jaw of a Mayan woman, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).
Should You Get Dental Implants Or Veneers?
11 December 2014
In today's society, dental problems are relevant in all ages. Tooth decay can damage your teeth, robbing them of their natural gloss and thus denying you the ability to smile with confidence. Numerous treatment options are available to help restore the shape, structure and color of rotten teeth or replace missing teeth all together. Key to these treatments are dental implants and veneers. Here is a closer look at what each treatment offers you and which option could work best for you depending on your dental situation.
Creating A Stunning Smile With Porcelain Veneers
10 December 2014
For more than three decades now, people have been using porcelain veneers to perfect their pearly whites and improve that first-impression smile. Veneers are a simple and relatively no-fail way to get the smile you want—they can disguise stains and correct misshapen or crooked teeth. Read on for more information.
By definition, a veneer is a thin sheet of material. In dentistry, a veneer is a thin strip of porcelain or composite material that is pasted over the front of an existing tooth to obtain a certain shape and/or color.