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The Relevance of Selecting a Quality Dental Implant Dentist

  If you’re missing some or all of your natural teeth, dental implants are an ideal way to replace them. Dr. Prasad Gonavarum can closely match your new permanent dentures with the color and shape of your remaining teeth for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. The majority of patients with missing teeth prefer dental implants to removable dentures because they remain firmly in place. You don’t have to give up your favorite foods or worry about your new teeth slipping out of place. Dental implants are also more comfortable because there is no hard plastic appliance covering the roof of [...]

2018-07-25T10:00:12+00:00July 25th, 2018|Dental Treatments, dentists|

Dental Implants and a Problems that might encounter

  Dental Implants are one of the many advances in dental technology that had helped many people in restoring their lost teeth. They work by replacing your lost teeth roots and anchoring dental prosthesis such as dental crowns, bridges and dentures in place. Dental implants are the most effective way in preventing bone loss in your jaws and maintaining your facial structure. Although these are proven to be beneficial to most patients, there still exist problems with dental implants. Dental implants are embedded on the patient’s jaw through surgical procedure. Like any other surgical procedures, infection is the most common [...]

2018-06-20T10:00:13+00:00June 20th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Foods That Can Blemish Your Teeth and Tips To Whiten Your Teeth

  Your teeth is normally white in color; however as you age, they turn to yellow as a result of tooth’s enamel wearing out. Aside from your body’s natural process causing discolored teeth, what you eat and drink can also cause teeth stains. Foods that stain teeth are: Coffee – It contains acid that can wear out the tooth’s enamel when drank regularly, thus resulting to a yellowish teeth. Coffee also contains polyphenols, responsible in staining teeth. Black tea – It contains high levels of tannins as compared to other tea variants. Tannins can stain your teeth. Wine – Red [...]

2018-05-16T10:00:24+00:00May 16th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Tips on Taking Care of Dental Implants

  When it comes to dental implants, the most common type is a single unit or single tooth implant. That is where you are missing one tooth, and you replace that missing tooth with an implant. In single tooth implants, the implant itself should actually be covered up by bone. So if that implant is exposed, then there is something wrong with it. Patients will get a crown that goes on top of the dental implant, and the crown becomes what is essentially the new tooth. Patients should go to see a dentist immediately if an implant ever becomes exposed. [...]

2018-04-18T10:00:31+00:00April 18th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

What are the Reasons of Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is a common dental disorder that most people are unaware that they have. When patients are first diagnosed with it, they often ask Dr. Prasad Gonavarum at Smiles of Naperville “What are the reasons of periodontal disease?” This periodontal disease usually starts with plaque, a sticky substance composed mainly of bacteria. Although brushing and flossing helps to remove plaque, it can be hard to keep it off your teeth. That is because plaque re-forms within 24 hours of you removing it. One way to reduce the risk of developing plaque is to avoid foods with a high sugar [...]

2018-03-07T10:00:30+00:00March 7th, 2018|dental tips, Dental Treatments|

The Pros and Cons of Root Canal

  A tooth that has become infected by bacteria will continue to go on this course unless it is managed effectively. When a patient comes into the dental office to complain a cavity, the dentist will assess the condition to determine whether or not a dental filling is still the ideal solution. A dental infection that has become severe will no longer be restorable by traditional means. This tooth either needs to be removed or it can be given a root canal. A root canal treatment is a pulp therapy process in a way that involves the extraction of the [...]

2018-02-28T10:00:45+00:00February 28th, 2018|dental tips, Tooth Restoration|

How Dental Veneers Fulfill Your Cosmetic Dental Needs

You may have heard of dental veneers, which are a sort of “teeth covers” placed on the front-facing side of your teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers are usually made of a resin or advanced porcelain which is permanently bonded to the tooth, and can last anywhere from 7 to 15 years, depending on your usage. Dental veneers are a good choice for those who feel embarrassed about uneven, chipped, cracked, or poorly spaced teeth. The veneers aren’t merely all for show; they also provide some function in protecting the surfaces of damaged teeth from further wear & tear, and [...]

2018-01-15T10:00:11+00:00January 15th, 2018|Tooth Restoration|

4 Signs Your Child Needs An Emergency Dentist

Dental health is important and it is most important in a child, who is young and still developing. They say, teach the child something good and he will bring it with him throughout his life. When you instill good dental habits to a young individual, you offer to him an opportunity to properly protect the health and beauty of his smile. The relationship that your child forms with his dentist at a young age is of true value, more so if the dentist is an emergency dentist. A dentist just the same, an emergency dentist is skilled and equipped is [...]

2017-12-13T10:00:01+00:00December 13th, 2017|Children|

7 Conditions When Tooth Extraction Is Needed

There are conditions to be observed to know when tooth extraction is needed. A tooth extraction is the removal of the tooth from the jaw and may be done simply or could require surgical removal especially when the tooth is impacted. Whether a tooth extraction is simple or complicated will depend on the tooth, its shape and form, as well as the position it assumes in the mouth. A tooth that is mono-rooted (one root) will be extracted quite simply than one which has two or three extremely divergent roots. An impacted, ankylosed or fractured tooth will be so much [...]

2017-11-15T10:00:23+00:00November 15th, 2017|Dental Treatments|

6 Helpful Tips to Make Dentures Last

The following are some denture care tips that you will find useful: 1. Clean it everyday Like your natural teeth, your artificial teeth will have to be cleaned too. You are going to put the dentures in your mouth, so it needs to be clean. Also, it is coming into contact with food, saliva and bacteria; so plaque can easily build-up on your dentures even if it is “fake” teeth. Clean it daily, just as you brush your teeth. Soak it in a denture bath with a denture cleaner tablet; and remove any stink from the dentures by submerging it [...]

2017-10-25T10:00:15+00:00October 25th, 2017|dental tips|