Dentures are a common solution for patients who are missing a substantial amount of teeth (usually three or more). Partial and complete dentures are both available, and they can be fixed or removable. Wondering about which one may be best for you? Keep reading to get a better idea — your prosthodontist at Pelican Landing Dental is an expert on dentures in Bonita Springs.
February 24, 2018
February 14, 2018
While some people are able to undergo the procedure for dental implant placement without any preparatory surgery, others will need to have a bone graft performed first. If you do, too, that’s no cause for worry — bone grafts are very common. Keep reading to find out when it is needed and what you can expect if your periodontist in Bonita Springs recommends a bone graft before dental implants.
January 29, 2018
After tooth loss, dental implants in Bonita Springs offer the very best replacement option. And, just like no two smiles are quite exactly the same, so too do treatments for dental implants vary from one patient to the next. Sometimes the difference is dramatic. From the length of time you’ve been missing teeth to how many you’ve lost, a few factors come into play.
January 24, 2018
If you have a broken, missing, or decayed tooth, don’t panic. Many people will need a little help getting their smiles back on track every now and then over the course of a lifetime. When you require something beyond a basic checkup and cleaning or routine filling, it’s possible that a specialist can better provide the high-quality dental care you need. A prosthodontist is one example — this type of dentist specializes in the restoration of severely damaged or missing teeth. Keep reading to learn about the prosthodontist Estero trusts, Dr. Randold Binns at Pelican Landing Dental.
December 8, 2017
How many teeth are in your mouth? Most adults have 32. Some only have 28 if they chose to have their wisdom teeth removed. If you have fewer than 28 pearly whites, your oral and overall health may be in danger! We’re not saying that just for dramatic effect; science and experience have proven time and again that not having a full set of teeth can have devastating consequences. Here, your dentist near Estero lists a few of the bad things that can befall people who don’t take steps to replace their missing teeth.
November 22, 2017
You and your family deserve the very best in dental care. For our friends and neighbors in Estero, there’s a great dentist just a stone’s throw away from where you live. At Pelican Landing Dental, our team of doctors meet a variety of smile needs — from basic hygiene and exams to complex restorative care. Patients of all ages find what they need to love their smiles in our state-of-the-art office. And, because we always take the time to communicate treatment plans carefully and clearly, you will never feel pressured into making a decision you are not 100% sure about. Keep reading to find out more about our doctors, services, and why visiting Pelican Landing Dental is a wonderful decision for you and your loved ones.
October 17, 2017
Are you looking for teeth whitening in Bonita Springs? You could pick up a whitening toothpaste at the grocery store, but do these formulas really work? And even if they do, are they really all that safe for your teeth? You (hopefully) don’t want to exchange your healthy smile for a brighter one, after all.
September 15, 2017
Many know that soda just isn’t the best substance to put into your body—especially when compared to water. Some just love that bubbly feeling associated with soda, which is why so many people love sparkling water. Although you may have thought you found a happy medium with sparkling water, this drink could actually be damaging your teeth? Your dentist in Estero wants to explain what’s really happening in your mouth when you choose to cut sugar but keep the carbonation in your beverages with sparkling water.
August 28, 2017
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but it’s also all about proportions (hello Golden Ratio). If your front teeth are even slightly different lengths, you may find yourself hiding your smile or just wishing it looked a little better. Your dentist in Bonita Springs can help with options in cosmetic dentistry!
August 22, 2017
Many people think getting braces is something you do for cosmetic reasons — that your smile will be prettier after you straighten out crooked teeth. While that’s certainly true, a bad bite affects more than just the appearance of your smile. Gapped, crowded, and other dental misalignments can actually affect your oral and overall health, too. Your dentist in Bonita Springs offers Invisalign and Smart Moves to help. Keep reading to find out more about why you need orthodontic treatment and which one might be right for you!