Month: April 2016

How Is A Dental Implant Placed?

A replacement tooth supported by a dental implant is able to stay firmly in place, and does not interfere with your neighboring teeth. Once it is set, the implant becomes a sort of stand-in for a tooth root. It is made from biocompatible material, and your bone is actually able to fuse directly to it…. Read more »

Oral Surgery From Your Periodontist

If you have a dental problem that requires treatment below your gum line, your periodontist can provide essential help. Different oral surgeries are available to help settle a range of cumbersome oral health issues. In some cases, surgery can be required when a typically routine procedure faces some type of complication. It can also be necessary… Read more »

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Presents Seussical June 10-25

Starting June 10, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals will perform the show Seussical at the Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre. The show is a lively tribute to the works of Dr. Seuss, and features some of his most iconic characters. This will mark the start of the troupe’s summer season. Lubbock Moonlight Musicals promotes local art and artists, and… Read more »

3 Ways A Dental Implant Can Help You

Your periodontist can help restore your smile by providing a dental implant. Implants can be used to support a prosthetic tooth, but there can be other functions, too. The first step before receiving an implant for any reason is confirming that you are a good candidate for placement. Your periodontist can review the current state… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Protect The Health Of Your Jaw

Dental implants offer unique advantages over other types of dental prosthetics. Unlike a dental bridge, an implant-supported replacement does not require you to have work done on surrounding, healthy teeth. One major upside to using an implant to keep a prosthetic in place is that it can actually help sustain the health of your jawbone…. Read more »

Gum Disease Quiz

The first thing you should know about gum disease is that it should not be taken lightly. It can do lasting harm to your oral health, and in advanced stages it can be tough to effectively treat. Making sure you keep up with oral care at home can help lower your risk for developing a… Read more »

What Can Happen If You Put Off Addressing Tooth Loss

If you already have a missing tooth – or if you have lost several teeth – you have firsthand knowledge of how it can complicate your oral health. You may have to compromise how you chew food, or how you speak. You can lose stability for teeth around a lost tooth. The cosmetic impact of… Read more »