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Tooth loss can jeopardize your other teeth. So get dental help to fill in the gap.

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know About Tooth Extraction and Tooth Loss

Tooth loss can jeopardize your other teeth. But there’s a solution, and it’s a bone graft. Bone grafting in dentistry is an amazing innovation for jaw preservation, implant placement success rates, and in increasing restorative options for patients who must have a tooth extracted. This advancement in restorative dentistry gives patients a much more predictable…
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The Myobrace could prevent crooked teeth

Myobrace Is the Best Preventive Tool for Crooked Teeth

Why Parents Love the Myobrace System Crooked teeth, also known as malocclusion, seems to be an epidemic in children and teens. It often develops early on in childhood, but parents can educate themselves on the early warning signs and what type of treatment options can address poor oral habits triggering malocclusion.  Early orthodontic treatment is…
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Best dentist in Virginia Beach

King Dental: A Legacy of Caring in Virginia Beach

Comprehensive Dental Care for the Whole Family Picking the perfect dentist for you and your family is one of the most impactful things a person can do to achieve and maintain long-term optimal oral health. Finding a dentist you and your family genuinely enjoy visiting encourages you to come back every six months, follow up…
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amalgam vs composite fillings

Amalgam vs. Composite: Which Filling is Right For You?

The Pros and Cons of Amalgam and Composite Fillings In dentistry, there are two different types of fillings: amalgams (silver or metal fillings) and composites (tooth-colored fillings). Dental amalgam is best known as silver fillings because of their color and due to the mixture of mercury, silver, copper, tin, and zinc. Composite fillings are made…
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Signs your wisdom teeth need to come out

3 Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Might Need To Come Out

The Trouble With Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars, located in the very back of your jaw. While children often get their permanent premolars and second molars by age 13, wisdom teeth don’t arrive until near adulthood. Most people won’t have their third molars erupt until their late teens or early…
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Understand the dental implant process

9 Facts About the Dental Implant Placement Process

The Dental Implant Option A dental implant is a tooth replacement option that involves inserting artificial tooth roots into the jawbone. These titanium screws bond with your jawbone, allowing your dentist to place artificial teeth called crowns. Tooth implant surgery may be an option if you have one or more missing teeth. Replacement teeth act,…
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get early dental treatment and save yourself money and pain

The Importance of Saying Yes to the Dental Work You Need

Early detection and early treatment of dental issues is the best approach. When dentists recommend dental work to be done, it is because we are responding to a patient’s pain response or because we anticipate a tooth becoming a problem in the future. However, as much as we’d like to, we simply do not know…
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Sedation dentistry could help with anxiety

Have You Considered Sedation Dentistry as a Solution for Your Dental Anxiety?

Solutions to Dental Anxiety You are not alone if you suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia. Millions of people experience fear and dread at the mere thought of having a dental appointment. Fortunately, there is an efficient way to treat your oral conditions without succumbing to your anxiety. Sedation dentistry is a practice that…
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How Do You Know If It’s Time To Replace Your Silver Filling?

When is it time to replace your silver fillings? A large part of the population has had, or currently has, old silver fillings. While it is not advisable to necessarily have your dentist remove them and have them replaced purely for cosmetic reasons, there is a strong argument supporting their removal when they have failed…
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Don't ignore a tooth infection

7 Reasons a Tooth Infection Can Endanger Your Health

Understanding How a Tooth Infection Could Impact You When you’re having an issue with one of your teeth, it’s easy to brush it aside as an isolated issue—one that only affects that tooth. The truth, however, is that every aspect of your oral health is also tied to your overall health. This can be a…
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Invisalign vs. braces

Invisalign: How to Get Straight Teeth Without Braces

A Discreet Alternative to Braces Gaining a smile that you love through orthodontic treatment can change countless seemingly small aspects of your everyday life. It improves the health of your smile while helping you find self-confidence, changing the way you think about yourself and interact with others. But for many years, it was getting to…
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Ways to whiten your teeth

Whiten Your Teeth 12 Shades Lighter in 16 Minutes

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, so everyone recognizes the importance of a bright and welcoming smile. However, many people aren’t fully satisfied with theirs. Luckily, there’s a wide range of ways out there to whiten your teeth, and you can choose the best  treatment to refresh your smile.…
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