Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years

Posted On Jan 8, 2018 @ 04:58 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

A focus on dental care in senior citizens is just as important as it is for children. Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor in your quality of life.

Immediate Implants Help you Avoid Disruptions in Your Appearance

Posted On Jan 8, 2018 @ 04:57 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Dental implants are widely recognized as the best tooth replacement option available. For most people, though, it’s a long process: after a tooth is extracted the socket is allowed to heal and fill in with new bone before implant surgery: that can take anywhere from two to five months. Afterward, there’s usually a two– to three–month period after the implant is placed before the permanent crown (the visible tooth) can be attached.

Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health

Posted On Jan 8, 2018 @ 04:52 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children. What’s causing this alarming trend?