Splinting And Bone Grafts As Alternatives To Full Dental Extraction

If your dentist has recently diagnosed you with a serious form of periodontal disease that involves the degradation of your jaw bone, then you may be asked to consider a full dental extraction. This may be ideal if you are prone to infections, if your teeth are extremely painful, or if you are in generally poor health. If you are healthy and if you want to keep your teeth though, then you can speak with your dental professional about treatments that can be used to save your teeth. [Read More]

4 Alternative Solutions For Straightening Your Teeth

While braces are by far the best known method for straightening teeth, there are several other treatments that an oral surgeon can provide that can be effective for overbites, underbites, and mildly crooked teeth. If you have been hesitant to visit a dentist about having your teeth straightened due to the discomfort or appearance of metal braces, consider talking to your dentist about these four alternative options. Veneers While straightening your teeth is not the primary function of dental veneers, they can be effective for covering up minor misalignment issues or worn and chipped teeth. [Read More]