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Woman receiving dermal fillers or botox.

Dermal Fillers or Botox?

How are dermal fillers different from Botox injections? It does not take all that many years for time to start marking its progress on the human body. Unfortunately, one of the first and most noticeable of these indicators is the loss of subcutaneous fat under the skin of the face. This results in there being […]

  • Posted on: Dec 19 2019
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Forest Hills Dentistry discusses the differences between implants and dentures.

Implants or Dentures?

What are the advantages of having implants instead of dentures? More and more people are choosing implants over dentures. Whether complete or partial, dentures are replacements for missing teeth that are not permanently attached to the individual’s bone or gums. Dentures are removable and typically taken out at night. Implants are not removable; they are […]

  • Posted on: Nov 13 2019
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Forest Hills Dentistry discusses how scaling and root planing help prevent and treat periodontal disease.

Scaling and Root Planing

What is the purpose of scaling and root planing? Practicing good oral hygiene accomplishes more than keeping our teeth nice and white and getting rid of “morning breath”. When we neglect consistent brushing and flossing, we open the door for the development of gingivitis and periodontitis, which are the most common types of periodontal disease. […]

  • Posted on: Oct 14 2019
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Forest Hills Dentistry gives several reasons for why you would need a root canal.

Reasons for Requiring a Root Canal Procedure

Why would someone need a root canal? All things being equal, no one wants to be told by their dentist that they need root canal therapy. Just the thought can strike fear into grown men, whether they admit it or not. While there may have been some justification for this in the past, modern dental […]

  • Posted on: Sep 11 2019
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dentist examining patient's teeth

Is Dental Prophylaxis as Serious as It Sounds?

What is dental prophylaxis? If someone from your dentist’s office calls and says it is time to schedule you for your dental prophylaxis appointment, it is something that you should take seriously. This is not because some major issue has been detected that requires extensive dental work but rather to prevent that from happening. We […]

  • Posted on: Aug 8 2019
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Forest Hills Dentistry discusses the advantages of porcelain crowns.

Porcelain Crowns

Are there advantages to porcelain crowns over other types of dental crowns? There are a lot of ways that we can choose to spend our money to improve our appearance and make an impression on the people we meet and interact with. We can shop for the latest and most stylish fashions. Go to the […]

  • Posted on: Jul 10 2019
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Is Periodontal Disease Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease?

Can periodontal disease lead to other health issues? Alzheimer’s disease from not brushing your teeth? Rheumatoid arthritis because you started skipping those annual dental examination appointments? Most people know that it is important to brush and floss regularly and keep those scheduled appointments for dental cleanings and exams. Not doing so can be expected to […]

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2019
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Importance of Oral Cancer Screening

Should I ask my dentist about doing an oral cancer screening during my yearly exam? If it feels like cancer has become an ever increasing part of all of our lives, there is a good reason for that. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), cancer is the cause for one out […]

  • Posted on: May 27 2019
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Teeth Bleaching

Is there a difference between teeth whitening and teeth bleaching? Everyone wants to look their best, whether making that all-important first impression or simply interacting with the people that we spend time with every day. Lots of things can contribute to an attractive appearance, from inheriting the fashion-sense gene to paying attention to our posture. […]

  • Posted on: Apr 5 2019
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What Do Loose Teeth in Adults Indicate?

Is having a loose tooth always a sign of something serious like periodontal disease? Having a loose tooth as a young child is a big deal! It means the tooth fairy is on alert and ready to swoosh in and make the traditional tooth-for-cash exchange sometime during the night. The going rate fluctuates and, according […]

  • Posted on: Mar 5 2019
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