Cooper Owens, DDS Blog
July 11, 2022
While not always an emergency, you’ll still want to seek dental treatment if you’ve experienced a chipped tooth. Leaving it untreated can allow it to become more vulnerable to further damage as well as decay and infection. However, you might be wondering if you can let this condition heal on its own, which can make you hesitate to visit your dentist. Read on to learn what happens with a chipped tooth and several methods to treat it and restore your smile!(more…)
June 3, 2022
When eating, many people don’t take the time to consider the way they’re chewing their food. Afterall, eating is about enjoying a tasty meal. Unfortunately, this can sometimes result in damage to one’s pearly whites, especially where certain foods are concerned. So you can avoid dental damage, read on to learn about some foods that ship teeth, why having a chipped tooth is so dangerous, and what can be done to fix it.(more…)
May 17, 2022
Dental crowns are made of durable material to serve as a long-term solution. However, they don’t last forever. It isn’t unusual for a restoration to lose its bond with a tooth over time. While a lost dental crown may seem alarming, don’t panic. Here are 3 steps to managing lost restoration.
April 13, 2022
Though dentures are a great way to fill in one’s smile, they are notorious for slipping and can make it difficult to speak and eat effectively. For this reason, many patients prefer dental implants. These sturdy, biocompatible, titanium posts can last a lifetime with proper care and are the tooth replacement option of choice by patients and dentists alike. If you’re thinking about making the transition from dentures to dental implants, read on to learn more about what you can expect as well as some helpful tips.(more…)
March 11, 2022
Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option due to their durability, long lifespan, success rate as high as 98%, and lifelike results. They are the only option that also replaces the roots of the tooth and require good oral health before you move forward with treatment. There are also certain medical conditions that may affect your success with implants, including diabetes. If you want to get implants and have diabetes, read on to learn how these two things are connected.(more…)
February 18, 2022
From chips to alignment problems to discoloration, there is a wide range of aesthetic smile issues that can be corrected using cosmetic dentistry. Though the thought of finally correcting problems that you’ve wanted to fix for years may be exciting, it’s important to make sure you take the time to pick the right person for the job. So that you can make the right decision for your smile, read on for five tips that will help you pick a good cosmetic dentist.(more…)
February 1, 2022
Face it: the most important smile in your life isn’t your own, it’s your child’s! February is a month designated to raising awareness of the significance of kid’s dental health. With a bit of knowhow, you can keep your little one smiling with health and happiness during this month and year-round. Read on to learn about some of the top dental products to use as a part of your child’s oral hygiene routine!(more…)
December 17, 2021
If you’ve lost all your teeth, dentures are a convenient, effective method to rebuild a beautiful, functional smile. You might believe your new set of teeth gets you off the hook for routine dental appointments, but you still need to see your dentist. Although you can’t get cavities, dental checkups with dentures are crucial. Here are 5 reasons you’ll want to visit your dentist to protect your health and investment.
November 30, 2021
If you’ve lost a tooth or two over the years, a dental implant can restore your beautiful smile. It is unlike any other dental prosthetic because it recreates the entire tooth, including the root. As a result, you’ll require oral surgery to place a post in your jawbone to support the restoration. Your new smile can last for a lifetime with the proper care to enjoy a long-term investment. You don’t want anything to compromise the success of your procedure. Here are 5 things you do NOT want to do after your dental implant surgery.
October 18, 2021
After not being able to gather with friends and family last year from the COVID crisis, the upcoming holidays are a reason to be excited. While you count your blessings, you have a few more than usual to add to your gratitude list because you’ve replaced your missing teeth. Here are 5 reasons to be thankful for dental implants as you celebrate the holidays with your loved ones.