Avoid Bone Deterioration Following Extraction

Categories: Dental Implants
Lansdale Jaw Bone Deterioration

Hello friends of Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry! In today’s post, we will talk about jaw bone health. To remain healthy and dense, your jaw bone needs to be continually stimulated by the pressure of chewing, biting, and talking. Each tooth has a root structure the extends into the surrounding bone material. As…

Can I Objectively Evaluate My Smile?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
esthetic smile design Quakertown

It is no secret that a beautiful, pleasing, healthy smile can be your most prized physical attribute. After all, people notice your smile first thing. How do you know if your smile is detracting from your appearance? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; if you look at your smile in the mirror and…

Are You Ready To Smile Again, Lansdale?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Are You Ready to Smile Again, Lansdale?

Most Doylestown residents have plenty of things to smile about. However, there are some Lansdale and Quakertown folks who avoid smiling at all costs. Are you one of those people who cover their mouth when they laugh? Do you keep your mouth closed when someone takes a picture of you? Have you been hiding unsightly…

Cleaning Dental Implants: How to Protect Your Investment

Categories: Dental Procedures

If you have a dental implant, you have already discovered how lifelike and comfortable this type of tooth-replacement option can be. In fact, you may not even really be aware of your implant anymore; to you, it’s simply a tooth like any other. Still, it’s important to keep in mind a few things about implant…

The Effects of Missing Teeth

Categories: Oral Health

If you are one of the millions of Americans with missing teeth, then you’re probably aware of some of the obvious side effects. You may feel self-conscious during conversations or simply avoid smiling altogether to conceal your dental issue. It is not uncommon for missing teeth to affect your confidence, but did you know that…

Five Facts About Dental Implant Surgery

Perhaps you’ve heard about dental implant surgery — or maybe you’ve been told you are a candidate for the procedure. You may already know that today, implants are the “gold standard” of tooth replacement options. It’s no wonder why: They have a documented success rate of over 95%, and can last a lifetime. But if…

Are Dental Implants A Good Choice for My Teenager?

Categories: Dental Procedures

Dental implants are in much demand when it comes to replacing missing teeth. And although they have long-term success rates of well over 95% when properly placed, the dental profession’s current rule-of-thumb is to not use them as a treatment option for teenagers because jaw and facial growth are not complete. As with most things…

What Is A Dental Implant?

Categories: Dental Procedures

While the first recorded attempts at dental implant were recorded around 600 AD during the Mayan civilization, today they have become a normal and integral tool that we use to replace teeth and restore full functionality to dental and oral health. In fact, many dentists now refer to dental implants as a person’s third set…