Tooth Trauma Doesn't Have to Mean Tooth Loss

Posted On Dec 30, 2013 @ 02:21 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Tooth decay and other oral diseases aren’t the only dangers your teeth face — accidental injuries also pose a risk. Fortunately, much can be done to save injured teeth, if you act quickly.

Dreaming of White Teeth for Christmas?

Posted On Dec 19, 2013 @ 07:18 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

The holidays are traditionally a time when friends and family from near and far can get together and make merry. In this joyful season, many folks look forward to re-connecting with old friends… and maybe making new ones. But if you've been hesitant to show your holiday smile because your teeth are less than pearly white — then why not stop fretting: Did you know that your teeth could be dramatically brighter after just one visit to the dental office?

New Permanent Teeth - Faster Than Ever!

Posted On Dec 16, 2013 @ 11:16 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

If you have lost your natural teeth, you may already have heard that dental implants are the best option for tooth replacement. Unlike removable dentures or bridgework, implants actually fuse to your jawbone — providing lifetime support for a full set of great-looking replacement teeth.

Loose Dentures Could Lead to Further Bone Loss

Posted On Dec 12, 2013 @ 07:13 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

There’s no dispute in most cases that dental implants are superior to removable dentures as a restoration for missing teeth. One area in particular is the effect a removable denture can have on remaining bone and other structures of the mouth, especially if their fit becomes loose.