We're excited to announce the official launch of the So-Well Dental Associates blog.
We'll be posting helpful dental tips, news from the dental industry, news from our practice, and more about the latest in dentistry.
We built our practice on the notion that we're there for our patients when they need us and we want our online presence to be a reflection of that principle. We hope this blog provides an extra level of service to our current and future patients
Here's to your best oral health ever!
The advantages of dental implants
goes well beyond improving the health and function of the smile. For many patients, the aesthetic advantages are just as important as the functional ones. Here are some of the ways dental implants contribute to the look of your smile. Keep reading
to learn more about the aesthetic advantages of dental implants.
For many, the ideal smile includes straight, uniform teeth. While veneers and crowns can help cover mildly misaligned teeth or damaged, these options are not conservative solutions for healthy teeth and do not fully address the issues that caused misalignment. With this in mind, orthodontic treatment is often recommended as a more effective solution for comprehensively improving teeth alignment. Read more here
For patients missing a single tooth, traditional dental implants are an ideal treatment solution that leaves the rest of the smile healthy and unaltered. However, for patients missing most of, if not all, the teeth in an arch, placing a single dental implant for each missing tooth may be less than feasible. For these individuals, All on 4 dental implants
can present a highly attractive alternative that combines the large scale coverage of a bridge with the security and health benefits that come with dental implants. Read more here
Gum disease is a constant hazard to both your oral and systemic health. In addition to the potential abscesses and lost teeth that result from periodontitis, gum disease
has been linked to several other medical conditions, including an increased chance of heart disease and stroke. So-Well Dental Associates wants you to know how best to prevent gum disease so that you can stave off the detrimental symptoms and expensive reconstructive procedures. Read more here
Losing teeth can often be devastating for people, especially when patients begin experiencing secondary oral problems, such as bone resorption. While most are able to restore strength to their jaw bones through bone grafting and other augmentation procedures, some patients may have experienced such significant deterioration that bone grafting is not possible. For these individuals, zygomatic implants
can be an ideal alternative. Read more here
Are your teeth crooked? Do you have loose or missing teeth? Are your teeth heavily stained? Though technological advances in dentistry have significantly increased the ability dentists have to treat diverse dental problems, there isn’t an all-in-one option that will repair all potential ailments a patient can experience. Dentists recommend treatments according to the individual needs of each unique patient. Patients who educate themselves on their needs are more likely to achieve their desired results. Read more here.