Posts Tagged ‘ Teeth Cleaning ’

“My dental hygienist always uses special instruments to clean around my dental implants” Why does cleaning dental implants differ from cleaning natural teeth?

In a nutshell, cleaning around implants differs from maintenance of natural teeth for two reasons: The first is that each attaches to surrounding bone and gums in a very different way; secondly, the materials from which implants are made are very different from natural teeth. Dental implants replace the root parts of the teeth. Artificial […]

Serving Patients with Special Needs

Here at our office, we are committed to making dental care available for all patients who need it, regardless of special healthcare needs. Patients with special needs include the elderly, those with limited mobility, mentally disabled individuals, immunocomprimised people and those with mental illness. Specific diseases that can frequently hinder proper dental care include autism, […]