Archive for December, 2012

Endodontics

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerning dental pulp and tissues surrounding the roots of a tooth.  Endodontic treatment, or root canal treatment, treats the soft pulp tissue inside the tooth.  An endodontist is a dentist who specialized in saving teeth.  Endodontists become specialists by completing two or more years of advanced training in endodontics […]

LANAP

If you have gum disease, surgical intervention is usually necessary to eliminate the deep pockets which develop between the teeth and gums.  LANAP is a progressive technique using a specialized laser to destroy the bacteria, and alter the tissue so that it has the opportunity to heal.  The use of the laser is less invasive […]

Dental Implants VS Fixed Dental Bridges

Dental Implants are actually a series of procedures used to recreate a missing tooth. The key part of a dental implant is the initial titanium implant which sits in the original tooth’s bone pocket. A fixed dental bridge is a non- removable prosthesis attached to remaining natural teeth.  Bridges can present some problems for the surrounding teeth.  […]