Are Dental Implants the Ideal solution to Replace Teeth?

June 7, 2018

dentist showing female patient a dental implant modelThe short answer is yes, but the long answer is more complicated. With innovations in treatment techniques and materials, more patients than ever are good candidates for tooth replacement with implants, but it’s still not the right option for everyone. Your smile is unique, and your tooth replacement plan should be too. The reason more dentists are recommending dental implants today is simple. They’re the only tooth replacement solution that restores both the roots and crowns of lost teeth. In this post, we’ll talk about some of the many benefits of implant supported tooth replacement.
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5 Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright at the Holidays

November 19, 2017

holiday treatsThe last thing you want is to look at your family’s holiday photos and see a yellow smile. If you’re the family member frowning in all the pictures, it’s time to talk to a dentist about a brighter smile for the holidays. Unfortunately, the holidays bring with them a number of sweets, fizzy drinks, and stressful behaviors that put your smile at risk. Keep reading to learn more about keeping your smile healthy with preventive dentistry, at-home hygiene, and cosmetic dental care to keep you smiling throughout the holiday season.
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Don’t Miss Your Oral Cancer Screening with Your Dentist in Beaumont

March 21, 2017

Your dentist in Beaumont provides oral cancer screenings.When it comes to your dental health, you are probably concerned about gum disease and tooth decay. However, there is a greater threat to your oral health—oral cancer. Oral cancer is responsible for over 9,700 deaths per year. With over 49,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed each year in the United States, it is important to have an oral cancer screening with your dentist in Beaumont at each preventive appointment. With April Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Michael Olson is committed to raising awareness about the importance of regular screenings.
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How Are Crowns and Porcelain Veneers Different?

May 6, 2016

porcelain veneers in beaumontWhile dental crowns and porcelain veneers can make similar changes to teeth, they’re separate treatments used for different reasons. Crowns restore the form and function of a damaged tooth, while porcelain veneers enhance only the form of cosmetically flawed teeth. What does that mean for you and your smile? Your dentist in Beaumont, Dr. Michael R. Olson, explains.

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