Full Mouth Dental Implants

Full Mouth Dental Implants

Unfortunately, some patients are fully edentulous, completely lacking teeth on one or both arches.  In addition, there are other times that Dr. Steven Haywood would recommend extraction of all remaining teeth based on irreversible conditions, or sometimes when a patient is just fed up with trying to fix teeth that have been troublesome far too […]

What Are Dental Implants?

What Are Dental Implants

With each year that passes, dental implants become more and more prevalent.  You may have spoken about them with your dental practitioner.  So what are dental implants?  Dental implants are usually a screw-like component inserted into jawbone in order to fasten a prosthesis of some sort.  This may be a necessary substitute for a tooth […]

Dental Implant Procedures

Dental Implant Procedures

Dental Implant Procedures Dr. Steven Haywood is extremely accomplished in dental implant placement, and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  Implantology is the art and science of artificially replacing teeth with bone integrated dental anchors. There are times when a tooth can’t be saved.  In this situation, the treatment plan may […]

Common Dental Emergencies and What To Do?

Common Dental Emergencies

Common Dental Emergencies and What To Do? | Tooth pain can be unbearable at times.  In addition to being one of the most painful ailments one can suffer through, tooth pain can also be extremely serious, even a symptom of something life-threatening.  Our office will try it’s best to see patients suffering with oral pain […]

The Advantages Of Prepless Or Minimal Prep Veneers

The Advantages Of Prepless Or Minimal Prep Veneers | When you are thinking about having that perfect, new smile makeover, the last thing you want to do is have your teeth drilled down, excessively altering the structure of your teeth irreversibly.  With no-prep or minimal prep porcelain veneers, the permanent solution can be bonded to […]

The Benefits of Holistic Dentistry

Holism is a philosophy where the entire person is considered, and it is acknowledged that all parts of the person correlate to each other. This includes physical, emotional, mental, and social factors. When speaking of dentistry, holism means all factors pertaining to the patient have significance. Disease, pain, infection are not the only things considered. […]

Being Just OK is Not Ok!

A really popular commercial out there is the Doctor that comes into a patient’s room and announces he was just reinstated… So, You nervous? Yah, me too…. We’ll figure it out … see ya in there! There is probably in 2020 more variability in the quality of dental care than you would imagine. Young, inexperienced […]

A smile is one of the most important social assets

A smile is one of the most important social assets and is often the first thing that a person sees and the last thing they remember about you. We love seeing patients who have considered DIY clear braces online by companies such as “Smile Direct Club”. We have a better INVISALIGN product at the same […]

Alzheimers

In January of 2019 researchers published a paper establishing a link between a common mouth bacteria associated with periodontal disease and Alzheimers’ dementia. The researchers noted the evidence that P. Gingivalis was found present in brains of Alzheimer’s patients and that it was formerly considered a specific oral pathogen. The bacteria excretes a toxin known […]