Cosmetic Dentistry Options For Better Looking Gums
21 May 2015
Cosmetic dentistry often brings to mind teeth whitening or veneers that will make your teeth as straight and white as a movie star's smile. But a cosmetic dentist can also help if your gums seem to sit either too high or too low on your teeth.
Gums are there to protect your teeth roots from damage, so you need them to sit at a certain height. But excess gum tissue can make your teeth look too short, or receding gums can make teeth look too long with the roots being at risk of exposure.
What You Should Know About Dental Insurance
28 April 2015
If you have ever been to the dentist for anything more than a cleaning, you already understand how much these procedures can cost. Unfortunately, dental coverage is separate from regular health insurance coverage, so you may need to purchase an additional policy. Here is more information about dental insurance.
There Are Different Areas of Coverage
One of the biggest questions regarding dental insurance is finding out exactly what will be covered.
Answers To 3 Common Questions About Dry Mouth
9 April 2015
At some point or other, most everyone has suffered the inconvenience of an excessively dry mouth. Yet for certain people who suffer from a chronically dry mouth--a condition also known as xerostomia--more serious problems can ensue. If you suspect you may be suffering from dry mouth, read on. This article will answer three common questions about xerostomia.
What exactly is dry mouth?
Though it's name may seem self-explanatory, there's more to dry mouth than meets the eye.
Dental Treatment Options If Your Child Has Cohen Syndrome
24 March 2015
Cohen syndrome is a rare genetic condition with symptoms that affect several regions of the body. Mental impairment, degenerative eye disease, weak muscles, and thick hair are all symptoms of Cohen syndrome. In the mouth region, a shortening of the skin between the nose and mouth and prominent front teeth make the mouth appear permanently open.
Dental treatments for your child's prominent teeth are mostly cosmetic, though treatment can also improve the bite.