Adults have a total of 32 permanent teeth, which includes four wisdom teeth that are typically removed in early adulthood, leaving the average adult with 28 teeth. Different teeth have distinct uses. The front four teeth (incisors) have a sharp biting surface that is used to cut or shear food off into small, chewable sizes.Read More
The Different Kinds of Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments
Looking to improve the appearance of your teeth and smile? If so, let’s talk about the various types of cosmetic dentistry treatments which are available to do just that. How Can My Teeth Look More Beautiful? Modern dentistry offers many options for helping to make your teeth whiter, straighter, and more perfect, including the following treatments: AlignersRead More
Should I Get a Tooth Implant?
Many adults will lose one or more teeth in their lifetime. The gap in your smile leaves you with options – should you get a bridge? Dentures? Nothing at all? Or perhaps a dental implant! There’s a lot to know about getting an implant. Doing some research before a consultation with your dentist can helpRead More
The History of Dentures
True or false — George Washington’s dentures were made of wood. If you said true, you have a lot to learn; not only about the first U.S. Commander-in-Chief, but also about the history of dentures. For the record, Washington lost all but one of his adult teeth by the time he became president and his denturesRead More
How are Dentures Made?
Whether due to years of decay, a medical issue, or an accident that knocks out several teeth, there are many people who have to turn to artificial teeth – or dentures – to restore the smile and bite that all people need and deserve. People once associated dentures as a set of wooden teeth, orRead More