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Practicing Good Dental Hygiene

It’s so important to practice good dental hygiene. By maintaining good dental hygiene practices, you are also assuring your overall health. Dental problems such as tooth decay, cavities or gum disease can lead to other health risks such as: Arthritis…

How Do I Choose a Dental Implant Dentist?

The procedure of installing a dental implant requires a high level of skill and experience to do it correctly. Sometimes a dental implant dentist may be only diagnosing and coordinating the dental implant placement, while an oral surgeon actually implants…

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are an excellent choice for long-term tooth replacement, looking like and requiring only the care given to natural teeth. But how long do dental implants last? The answer to this question depends largely on the patient’s lifestyle and…

Are Dental Implants Safe?

Getting dental implants is a surgery, and as with any surgery there are risks. Dentists have been installing dental implants for some time now, and the technology has advanced quite a bit. Implants are now very sophisticated devices designed and…

Toothbrush Do’s and Don’ts

Your toothbrush is in your mouth four minutes every day, so you want it to be clean. To ensure you always have the ability to brush effectively and stay healthy, make sure it’s clean, stored properly, and know when to…

Time for a New Smile?

Is it time for a new smile? There's no need to be unhappy with your smile. There are a number of dental cosmetic procedures to improve the appearance and condition of your teeth. Dr. Mark Sowell and the team at Sensational…

Gum Recession

Gum recession typically goes unnoticed. It is a common dental problem that happens gradually. When pockets form between the teeth and the gums, bacteria increases, eventually causing the gum line to wear away and expose more of the tooth. Gum…

Don’t Be Afraid of Root Canals

Root canal: To merely name the procedure induces dread in some people. “I’ve got to have a root canal done.” Someone groans and you answer: “Oh. I’m sorry.” However, if you were to ask people what a root canal is…

The Benefits of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, it creates a domino effect of issues for your oral health. Even losing one tooth can increase your chance of bone loss, infection, and further tooth loss. Replacing missing teeth can help reduce your risk of developing…

4 Delicious Foods for Healthy Teeth

Everyone knows how important good nutrition is to living a healthy lifestyle, but did you know that besides chewing our food, there are a lot of foods that actually benefit our teeth? Our teeth need nutrients just like our other…