Halitosis: How It Happens

If leftover food particles or bad bacteria are the reason for your bad breath, your answer is pretty simple: a mint, a mouthwash gargle or a good brushing should do the trick. Halitosis, however, means that there’s a more severe issue at work, such as: – Gum Disease: Periodontitis is gum disease in its more… Read more »

Multiple Teeth Lost to Severe Periodontal Disease Can Be Replaced with a Removable Partial Denture

Periodontal disease is relatively common among the elderly population. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 64% of all seniors over the age of 65 have severe periodontal disease. Over the years this can cause infection to form near the roots of your teeth, bone loss in your jaw structure, and eventually… Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: Dental Bridges

There is an assortment of dental procedures that can be used to reverse the effects of lost or missing teeth. This comprises dental implants, dentures, and dental bridges. However, dentures can have a denouncing effect due to their ability to shift and move around on accident, and dental implants require an extremely fit and sturdy… Read more »

The Many Methods of Sedation Dentistry

Is your smile suffering from fears of going to the dentist due to dental anxiety? Fortunately, there are sedatives that you can take to help ease your stress and allow you to relax and enjoy your visit. Listed below are the many methods of sedation dentistry: – Deep sedatives are designed for rigorous dental services… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Help Your Health as Well as Your Appearance

Did you know that Invisalign® can help your health as well as your appearance? It’s true! The American Dental Association (ADA) has determined that an aligned smile is good for fixing oral issues due to a misaligned bite, such as wear and tear on tooth enamel, chewing difficulties, and problems with the jaw, but it… Read more »

A Tooth with Dental Attrition Might Need Treatment by a Crown

Excess wear and tear from minor alignment issues between two or more teeth can gradually start to damage the tooth enamel. If dental attrition goes on for too long, there might not be enough healthy enamel remaining to repair the tooth with a dental filling. This is even more likely to be an issue if… Read more »

The Importance of the Early Prevention of Gum Disease

Although gum disease is the leading disease affecting adults in the United States, it’s entirely preventable, and if treated early on it can be reversed. Most cases of gum disease are mild but can slide into more detrimental conditions that cause injury to your gum tissue and also cause you to loose teeth. This is… Read more »

How Scaling and Root Planing Can Treat Your Periodontitis

There are many noticeable issues regarding dental health that are regularly talked about. Things like cavities and dentures are regularly discussed and easily recognizable, but there are other dental issues that aren’t as widely talked about. One of these is periodontal disease, a result of tartar buildup. The tartar build up eventually becomes a bacterial… Read more »

Crafting a Great Smile Is Possible with Dentures

Crafting a great smile is possible with dentures. Dentures can make eating and speaking much easier by filling in the gaps that missing teeth left behind. In addition, the voids created by missing teeth can harbor bacteria and food particles that can promote tooth decay and gum disease. Even if you are only missing a… Read more »

Take the Necessary Steps to Heal After a Tooth Extraction

If you want to have the fastest, healthiest, and most successful recovery after a tooth extraction, it’s best to take the necessary steps to heal. Hardy Family Dentistry can provide you with state-of-the-art information and techniques to ensure your recovery is speedy and precise. Our treatment plans prepare you not only for the surgery that… Read more »