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What are the 5 Signs You Might Need Dental Bonding

If you have ever considered getting dental bonding, you are not alone. Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure that can improve the appearance of your smile. However, it is important to know if dental bonding is right for you. What to Expect During a Dental Bonding Treatment The first step in the dental bonding process is to [...]

By |2022-09-24T22:54:41+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Blog, Dental Health|0 Comments

Indicators That It’s Time to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

It's estimated that around 85% of people will develop at least one wisdom tooth during their lifetime, and for many people, these teeth will eventually need to be removed. While there's no set age for when wisdom teeth removal is necessary, it's usually recommended for people between the ages of 17 and 25.  That said, there are a few [...]

By |2022-09-24T22:54:16+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Blog, Dental Health|0 Comments

Cosmetic General Dentist vs. General Dentist: What to Know

There are many different types of dentists, but the two most prominent types are the general dentist and the cosmetic dentist. Although both general and cosmetic dentists share the same base of knowledge and training, a cosmetic dentist's specialty is the overall appearance of a patient's teeth.  For patients in need of dental work, understanding the subtle differences between [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:11:35+00:00September 8th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Why Parents Should Consider Invisalign for Their Children

It's never too early to start thinking about your child's dental health. One of the most important things you can do for your child's teeth is to make sure they're properly aligned. Crooked teeth can lead to a whole host of problems, both cosmetic and functional. That's why it's important to take your child to the dentist for regular [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:07:25+00:00September 8th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

What are CEREC Crowns and Traditional Dental Crowns?

A dental crown is a type of dental restoration that completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are frequently used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a root canal procedure, support a large filling when insufficient tooth structure remains, or protect a weak tooth from fracturing. They are also used to cover implants, attach [...]

By |2022-09-14T19:52:46+00:00September 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

How Long Does a Dental Bridge Take to Settle Fully

A dental bridge is essentially a false tooth, known as a pontic, which is fused between two crowns to fill in the space created by a missing tooth. The two crowns holding it in place are attached to adjacent teeth, known as abutment teeth, and the pontic lies in the gap. Dental bridges are typically made from porcelain or [...]

By |2022-09-14T19:47:53+00:00September 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Eat Properly Even with Braces through These Trusted Tips

No matter how old they are, people who have just gotten braces will need to adjust to performing everyday tasks like eating, drinking, and brushing their teeth. Even though most patients will quickly get used to their new braces, the initial learning period can be difficult for everyone, even with a good dentist. When you first get braces, you [...]

By |2022-09-14T19:43:02+00:00August 25th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

How Good Oral Health Will Improve Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Before undergoing any cosmetic dental treatment, it is important to ensure that your oral health is in good condition. This is because any existing dental problems can potentially complicate or interfere with the cosmetic procedure, which may lead to less than ideal results.  Therefore, it is best to get a clean bill of oral health from your dentist before [...]

By |2022-09-14T19:37:44+00:00August 25th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Underrated Facts That Most Don’t Know about Dental Implants

Maybe people may be surprised to learn that dental implants are actually one of the most popular methods of tooth replacement. Dental implants are a great choice to cover up missing teeth and have been used for many years.  Aside from that, there are some severely underrated facts about dental implants that most people don’t know. Continue reading to [...]

By |2022-08-25T01:13:49+00:00August 18th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Health Problems That May Result from Poor Oral Hygiene

Poor oral hygiene can cause systemic health issues due to the bacteria from your mouth traveling throughout your body via the blood vessels. These health issues include heart disease, diabetic complications, oral cancer, and more. At Pike District Smiles, we know very well how crucial good oral health is to your overall health. In this post, your trusted dentist [...]

By |2022-08-25T00:51:44+00:00August 18th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments
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