Archive for May, 2016

My Gums Bleed – Is that a problem?

Do your gums bleed when brushing your teeth? Do they appear inflamed or swollen? While it is often thought that bleeding gums merely means that you have been a little over zealous in your brushing, this may not be the case. More times than not it is a sign that a problem has begun.

What is the difference between a Dental Crown and a Dental Implant Crown?

Many patients have asked what the distinction is between a normal dental crown (many years ago referred to as a ‘cap’) and a dental implant crown. A traditional dental crown is supported by a natural tooth’s root structure. It is often recommended when a significant portion of the visible tooth is no longer healthy, due to disease or decay, in order to maintain the natural tooth in place.