Archive for May, 2016
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.
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.