Here's Why You're Never Too Old for Dental Braces

Whether they like it or not, being photographed on a regular basis is a fact of life for most celebrities. Photos of these famous faces can often lead to speculation about if the face in question has had any assistance to maintain its looks. Sometimes speculation isn't needed, because the assistance is obvious, and all it takes to reveal it is a smile. In 2002, Academy Award-winner Faye Dunaway was photographed at the Cannes Film Festival wearing dental braces — at the age of 61. [Read More]

Getting A Root Canal? Why You May Need An Endodontic Post

If the living portion of your tooth—called the pulp—is infected, your dentist may recommend a root canal. Root canal therapy is beneficial since it can eliminate any tooth pain you may be experiencing and helps you avoid complications like abscesses. A root canal is also preferable to an extraction since only diseased tissue is removed and you'll be able to keep your tooth. During a root canal, your dentist may want to remove diseased tissue and place an endodontic post. [Read More]

4 Services You Can Expect From A Family Dentist

Family dentists are highly versatile. They help patients of every age with all of their dental concerns. No matter what troubles you, your family dentist will be able to help. Here are four services you can expect when you visit the dentist's office: 1. X-Rays Patients should have oral x-rays performed annually. X-rays allow dentists to see the interior of your teeth. This tool allows for more accurate diagnoses. Dentists can use x-rays to find cavities that are too small or well-hidden to be seen with the naked eye. [Read More]