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There’s Mercury in My Mouth? When to Choose Gold Fillings

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

A few decades ago, Mercury was the cheapest amalgam available, as it was the most effective in lifespan and maintenance. Other amalgams have become available and have less health risks involved. Gold fillings have recently become a more popular style amongst today’s population. Some people opt for silver as they don’t feel gold is sturdy…

What’s the Deal With Dental Specialists?

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

A dental specialist refers to services and procedures that require special attention and certain skills and techniques that must be acquired from specific jobs. When you get braces, fix an overbite, get jaw reconstructive surgery, or even restore your receding gum line, you are visiting a specialist. Sometimes, however, it is hard to determine whether…

Myth: With Old Age Comes Dentures

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

Getting older is not always a good thing, especially later in life when the burdens seem to come in excessive quantities. Aging is inevitable and with its presence comes the onset of teeth damage, or even absence. So the question arises: Do I have to get dentures? The truth is, there are many options available…

The Hassles of Being a New Patient

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

Taking the time to drive all the way to the dentist office or spending time setting up an appointment just to find out that the dentist isn’t serving new patients. What a pain! How is it even possible that they aren’t accepting new patients? Why won’t they just make an exception for you? This may…

The Truth Concerning Amalgams

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

What are amalgams? Who gets them? Why do we need them? What kinds are available? How long do they last? Are there any health risks? Take a look at the video below to get an overview on amalgams and what you should know considering the protection of your teeth. A variety of techniques have risen…

Worn out Teeth are Not a Big Deal

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

Age takes a toll on our physical appearance. Specifically, teeth are a big issue with age, as after a while, they start to wear down and become worn out from such consistent use. Remember, taking care of your teeth is a life-long process, and with age comes the brittle bones and tougher hygiene habits to…

Fixing Broken Teeth Without the Pain

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

Breaking or chipping a tooth can be extremely painful, a huge burden, and become a serious inconvenience. It could affect your psyche; enhance some traumatic factors of pain, shock, and be a constant annoyance. Your speech could be affected and your appearance can be severely altered. No matter which factor best fits your situation, a…

Bring the Youth back in Your Smile

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

The fountain of youth is closer than you think! Put the radiance back into your smile. Take your age by the horns and get your youth back with a brighter, healthier looking smile! Everyone knows that life’s course isn’t always rays of sunshine. Well thankfully, there are options available to help restore your youth, and…

The Importance of Quality Dentistry

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

The quality of your dental care is important to measure. However, it can be tough to make anything more than an assumption, as it takes special skills and knowledge to understand exactly what is going on with your teeth. It is always good to be certain that your dentist is giving you the care that…

Dental Insurance doesn’t have to be Tricky

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

Dental insurance can be a tricky concept to understand. There are many different shapes, sizes, amounts, forms, and coverage. Some plans are just about the bare essentials, others include wait periods and cover charges, and some may not even cover all of your needs. The limitation of your coverage is important to understand before you…