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Can periodontal disease be cured

Can Periodontal Disease be Cured?

By Dr. Hardt | January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Periodontal disease is a severe form of gum disease. The progression of bacteria and plaque turns your gums from pink and sensitive to grossly infected. Moreover, it eats away at your jaw bone, causing permanent bone loss. Thankfully, if your gums haven’t progressed too far down the path of periodontal disease, the possibility of reversing…

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What is cosmetic dentistry?

By Dr. Hardt | December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Are you embarrassed by your smile? Do you often wish for a whiter or straighter set of teeth? Wanting to improve your smile is not uncommon. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry exists. Cosmetic dentistry is dental work that is done to improve the appearance of an individual’s teeth, gums, or bite. It focuses on the aesthetics of…

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what is the difference between a cap and a crown

What is the Difference Between a Cap and a Crown?

By Dr. Hardt | November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cosmetic dentistry has become extremely popular. With it, we have the option to change the things we don’t like about our teeth. It also gives us the ability to prevent damage to our teeth. Unfortunately, not everyone understands cosmetic dentistry. Perhaps, you too are asking, “What is the difference between a cap and a crown?”…

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how much are dental crowns

How Much are Dental Crowns?

By Dr. Hardt | October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dental crowns are an option to restore the appearance and functionality of a badly damaged tooth. If your tooth has sustained a lot of damage, it may not make sense to try to build the enamel back up with a porcelain or filling replacement. Instead, a crown provides a longer-term solution that looks amazing–and with…

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Can You Get Invisalign With Crowns?

By Dr. Hardt | September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Invisalign has been changing the lives of people all over the world since the early 2000’s. Invisalign is a type of braces that are designed to be nearly invisible. They are essentially a mold or aligners created to realign your teeth to the shape you want. This revolutionary way of having braces makes people smile…

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how do dental implants work

How Do Dental Implants Work?

By Dr. Hardt | August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dental implants are helpful to many people who have a multitude of issues with their teeth. This procedure has been used in dentistry for centuries. There has been evidence that in approximately 2500 BC, the ancient Egyptians tried to stabilize teeth that were periodontally involved with the use of ligature wire made of gold. A…

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how much do dentures cost

How Much Do Dentures Cost?

By Dr. Hardt | July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Among the many questions that come to mind when considering dentures, the cost is one of the most important. While it is impossible to estimate the actual cost of a particular individual’s dentures in a general article, we can give you some basic estimates for the cost of dentures. We can also give you some…

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What is a dental bridge?

What is a Dental Bridge?

By Dr. Hardt | June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

While dental bridges are common, they’re not a commonly understood part of dentistry. When it comes to dental work, keeping your own, natural teeth for as long as possible, is the main goal. However, accidents happen. Moreover, damage and decay cause many people to eventually lose a tooth. A dental bridge is one way to…

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What are Inlays and Onlays?

What are Inlays and Onlays?

By Dr. Hardt | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been to the dentist for a cavity, it’s likely that you’ve heard something about dental inlays and dental onlays. You might be wondering what these are, and how they might help your teeth. Simply put, inlays and onlays are alternatives to a traditional filling. While a dental inlay strengthens the structure of your…

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What Is Preventive Dental Care?

By Dr. Hardt | May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

You know your insurance provides coverage for preventative dental care, but what you don’t know is what procedures it includes. Preventative dental care is designed to preserve the health, appearance, and function of your teeth. This type of care helps you avoid cavities, loose teeth, and other problems that require much more costly, invasive procedures.…

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