Archive for the ‘ Prosthodontics ’ Category

A Prostho-what? What is a Prosthodontist?

Why Should I See a Prosthodontist? Several dental specialties are recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA). You are probably familiar with what an orthodontist does and when to see an oral surgeon. But when you hear “prosthodontist,” you may wonder what exactly that means. You aren’t alone – many people aren’t sure exactly what […]

Why See a Prosthodontist for Dental Implants

You have been told dental implants are an option for you… Now what? In your research, you may have found that several specialists ‘do’ dental implants such a periodontists, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and even general dentists, but what does that mean and how do you know what the right option is for you? Historically, a […]

8 Signs You Should Have Your Bite Checked

For most of us, when we feel our bite, or occlusion, is off yet it’s not visibly obvious, we usually don’t give it much thought. However, even a slightly crooked bite can affect one’s overall health as well as create a variety of dental issues. So, how do you know if you should seek a […]

Occlusion: What It Is and Why It Matters

If you’ve had headaches or pain in your jaw and went to see your dentist, they may have mentioned something about your occlusion. The term occlusion is used to describe your bite, assessing the relationship between the upper and lower teeth and how your jaws meet when chewing and at rest. What most of us […]