When Should I Get Overdentures?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Uncategorized

Traditional dentures can be messy and tricky to secure. They can make it difficult to eat certain foods, affect your speech, and even lead to a changed appearance, as a person’s jawbone deteriorates over time.

How to Care for Your Dental Bridge

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Bridges, Missing Teeth, Oral Hygiene

Whether you have a traditional bridge, bonded bridge, or cantilever bridge, how well you care for and treat it will affect its lifespan.

Mind the Gap: Your Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Bridges, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implant, Implants, Missing Teeth, New Smile, Replacing Teeth

It’s important to replace missing teeth – even if you don’t mind having a gap. Luckily, there are plenty of options for teeth replacement that can meet any patient’s needs and preferences.

Are You a Candidate for a Dental Implant?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implant, Implants, Missing Teeth, Replacing Teeth

Missing teeth can change your appearance, make it difficult to enjoy the foods you love, and even affect the way you talk. If you’re experiencing any of these issues, you’ve probably found yourself wondering whether or not dental implants are right for you.

Dental Phobia? Find Out How Sedation Dentistry Can Help

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Anxiety, Dental Phobia, Sedation Dentistry

If the thought of plopping down in a dentist’s chair sends chills down your spine and makes you tense up with fear, you’re not alone. Surveys estimate that between 13% and 24% of adults fear of going to the dentist. Many people with this fear would rather suffer with a toothache or severe oral infection than visit the dentist for treatment, and many who fear going to the dentist also choose to live with aesthetic imperfections that could easily be corrected with simple cosmetic dentistry services.

It’s a New Year, Why Not Resolve to Get a Better Smile?

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Bonding, Bridges, Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns, Fillings, Implants, New Smile, New Year, Teeth Whitening, Veneer

If you’ve ever set a New Year’s resolution and failed to keep it, then you know how tough it can be to make real lifestyle changes. Instead of making promises to yourself that you won’t keep in 2020, why not resolve, this year, to of course try to live healthier, stick with a solid dental care routine, and to finally get the smile you’ve always dreamed of?

Experience the Power of Smiling to Improve Your Health and Happiness

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Happiness, Health, Smiling

People tend to think of smiling as a sort of symptom of happiness, but the neuromuscular connection between the muscles that make us smile and our brains is actually much stronger than that. In fact, the simple act of smiling — whether you do so while feeling happy or not — has the power to affect your entire being, making you feel happier, improving your health, and also making those around you feel great, too!

How to Take Care of Dental Implants

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Dental Implant Care, Dental Implant

Dental implants have become one of the most commonly and highly recommended methods for replacing missing teeth because, once in place, they’re the most comfortable and natural-feeling type of replacement. Dental implant success depends greatly on good oral hygiene before, during, and after placement. Caring for your dental implants properly will ensure they can last you a lifetime.

To Pull or Not to Pull? That’s Today’s Question

Author: Cardinal Dental
Topics: Uncategorized

If you have a cracked tooth or significant decay, you might be faced with choosing between a tooth extraction or root canal procedure to save the tooth. This can be a difficult choice to make, and many people often look to the easiest, least expensive option, which is extraction.

Yes, pulling a tooth costs less than a root canal and it’s the fastest treatment, but it is really the best choice?