There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to dentistry. One set of teeth and gums is totally different from the next — and that means no two treatment plans are exactly the same. This is true when it comes to dental implants, too. The complexity of your particular case can depend on how healthy your jaw bone is, whether you have had gum disease, and more.
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January 29, 2018
December 16, 2017
If you have just lost one, two, or several teeth, your next step should be to find an excellent tooth replacement option. Even better is planning for replacement before tooth loss occurs. Dental implants in Burlington offer a superior method compared to other treatments, but not everyone is an ideal candidate. It takes a healthy jaw, strong systemic well-being, and a flexible budget for implants to be the best option. Keep reading to learn more about dental implants, including what makes someone eligible for this excellent tooth replacement.
We’re getting ready to welcome the new year — and in 2018, we hope you and your loved ones will make a plan to value your oral health. We’re all about “self care” these days, and one of the best ways you can show yourself some love is to take care of your smile. And with just a few small tweaks, you can make a difference that will impact your overall health for a lifetime to come. Your dentist in Burlington has some ideas for 2018 oral health resolutions — keep reading to find out what they are.
November 15, 2017
2017 is winding down, and that means the clock is ticking on your dental insurance benefits. Most plans do not roll over to the next calendar year, so any money you have left to use for your dental care will be forfeited when the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Eve. But there’s still time to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Burlington!
September 30, 2017
Dentures have long been a trusted solution for people who have lost a significant number of teeth. They are easy to maintain after you know how to take care of them — but there are a few specific things you should know about caring for your new teeth.
August 31, 2017
A professional teeth whitening treatment is totally worth the investment for a bright, white, confident smile — but it doesn’t necessarily come cheap, either. If you’ve recently undergone in-office or take-home teeth whitening in Burlington, Dr. James Kostas and our team want you to protect your investment with these three simple tips for keeping your smile pearly white! Follow closely and you just may never need teeth whitening again.
August 23, 2017
What does a perfect smile look like? You probably already have an image of one in your head: healthy, with big white teeth that line up side-by-side, just the way they should. But what if your teeth are yellow? Is having teeth that are less-than-sparkling white really matter all that much, as long as they are healthy? The truth is, not really — but it can be fixed. There are several factors that can cause otherwise healthy teeth to be yellow. Keep reading to find out what they are, and how we can help brighten your smile to reflect its true beauty with teeth whitening in Burlington.
July 31, 2017
If there’s one thing that’ll leave a bad impression, it’s forgetting someone’s name. If there are two things, the second would be bad breath. As your dentist in Burlington, we can’t help you improve your memory, but we can give you helpful advice for beating that foul breath! Stick around, because we’ve got 5 tips for a fresher breath in this week’s blog post.
July 23, 2017
Tooth enamel is the hard, shiny white layer on the very outside of your teeth. It’s the part of the tooth that you brush, and it keeps the soft interior of your tooth protected from acids and bacteria. The teeth are the strongest part of your body (even stronger than bone), but they are not invincible from wear and tear. If you are experiencing the loss of tooth enamel, it’s time to visit your dentist in Burlington. Keep reading to find out more about tooth enamel loss — and how it can be prevented!
June 10, 2017
Oral cancer is a serious threat for adults of all ages, and its occurrence is on the rise in the U.S. and around the world. With regular screenings, your dentist can detect oral cancer earlier and improve the chances of successful outcomes with prompt treatment. The next time you visit your dentist in Burlington for a routine checkup and cleaning, get an oral cancer screening. Doing so could save your life!