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Views:  64

Published:  2017-05-16 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

PERIODONTAL DISEASE Mouth - Body Connection Research studies have shown that there is a strong association between periodontal disease and other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, pregnancy complications and respiratory disease. Periodontal disease is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gum . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Mouth - Body Connection


Views:  83

Published:  2017-05-11 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

  Composite Fillings   A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.  The decayed or affected portion of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a composite filling. There . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Restoration


Views:  62

Published:  2017-05-17 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY  Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Maintaining the health of primary (baby) teeth is exceptionally important.  Although baby teeth will eventually be replaced, they fulfill several crucial functions in the meantime. Baby teeth aid enunciation and speech production . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental: PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 


Views:  70

Published:  2017-05-19 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Dr. Heidi Huang DMD, CAGS Dr. Huang graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2005.  Upon graduation she further improved her clinical skill through a vigorous residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from BU, where she received . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental: Meet The Team.


Views:  67

Published:  2017-05-19 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Dr. Heidi Huang DMD, CAGS   Dr. Huang graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2005.  Upon graduation she further improved her clinical skill through a vigorous residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from BU . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Meet The Team.


Views:  62

Published:  2017-05-24 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Dental Implants   Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures.  Implants provide excellent support and stability for these dental appliances. Dental . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental: Prosthodontics


Views:  126

Published:  2017-05-29 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Straighter teeth perform chewing, biting and speaking functions more effectively than crooked teeth.  In addition, a straight smile boosts confidence, is aesthetically pleasing to look at, and can help stave off a wide variety of dental ailments. There are several types of malocclusion including overbite, underbite . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Why Straighten Teeth?


Views:  40

Published:  2017-06-01 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

These two important yearly visits allow the pediatric dentist to monitor new developments in the child’s mouth, evaluate changes in the condition of teeth and gums, and continue to advise parents on good oral care strategies. The pediatric dentist may schedule additional visits for children who . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ How Often Should Children Have Dental Checkups?


Views:  39

Published:  2017-06-07 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Tooth brushing – Brush your teeth at least twice a day (especially before going to bed at night) with an ADA approved soft bristle brush and toothpaste. 1.Place the brush at a 45 degree angle to the gums and gently brush using a small, circular motion, ensuring . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental Home Care


Views:  54

Published:  2017-09-15 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

The goal of preventative oral care is to evaluate and preserve the health of the child’s teeth.  Beginning at the age of twelve months, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that children begin to visit the pediatric dentist for “well baby” checkups.  In general, most children . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Care For Your Child’s Teeth


Views:  18

Published:  2017-08-10 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

High Standards A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve.  We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health.  Should a dental emergency occur, we make . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental. Our Practice.


Views:  15

Published:  2017-08-11 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Now, more than ever, patients are concerned about issues beyond the health of their teeth; namely, they’re troubled about the aesthetic appearance of their smiles.  While metal braces seem unpleasant and alternatives are expensive, 6 Month Smiles® is the innovative orthodontic solution that helps you achieve . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ 6 Months Smile


Views:  16

Published:  2017-08-14 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease is most often preceded by gingivitis which is a bacterial infection of the gum tissue.  A bacterial infection affects the gums when the toxins contained in plaque begin to irritate and inflame the gum tissues.  Once this bacterial infection colonizes in the gum pockets between . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ What Is Periodontal (Gum) Disease?


Views:  18

Published:  2017-08-15 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

A beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime is our ultimate goal when treating patients.  Your personal home care plays an important role in achieving that goal.  Your personal home care starts by eating balanced meals, reducing the number of snacks you eat, and . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Home Care


Views:  16

Published:  2017-08-16 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

An onlay restoration is a custom made filling made of composite material, gold, or tooth-colored porcelain.  Porcelain onlays are popular because they resemble your natural tooth.  An onlay is sometimes also referred to as a partial crown.  Porcelain onlays are made . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Porcelain Onlays


Views:  18

Published:  2017-08-17 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire tooth surface restoring it to its original shape and size.  A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations. Although there are several types of crowns . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Porcelain Crowns


Views:  17

Published:  2017-08-18 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

There are several types of bridges.  You and your dentist will discuss the best options for your particular case.  The “traditional bridge” is the most popular type and is usually made of porcelain fused to metal.  Porcelain fixed bridges are most popular because they resemble your . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Porcelain Fixed Bridges


Views:  19

Published:  2017-08-21 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

  Porcelain Veneers   Veneers are very thin pieces of durable, tooth shaped porcelain that are custom made (for shape and color) by a professional dental laboratory.  They are bonded onto the front of teeth to create a beautiful and attractive smile. . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Porcelain Veneers


Views:  17

Published:  2017-08-23 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

There are many reasons why teeth become stained or discolored, including tobacco use, and drinking dark liquids such as red wine, coffee, tea and cola.  However, the natural aging process and prescription medication use can also cause yellowing and graying. There are literally hundreds of whitening . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Zoom!


Views:  17

Published:  2017-08-24 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

There are many types of filling materials available, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.  You and your dentist can discuss the best options for restoring your teeth. Composite fillings, along with silver amalgam fillings, are the most widely used today.  Because composite fillings are tooth colored . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Composite Fillings.


Views:  16

Published:  2017-08-25 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

There are two types of dentures - complete and partial dentures.  Complete dentures are used when all of the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain.  A Partial denture not only fills in the . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Dentures & Partial Dentures


Views:  18

Published:  2017-08-29 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease is most often preceded by gingivitis which is a bacterial infection of the gum tissue.  A bacterial infection affects the gums when the toxins contained in plaque begin to irritate and inflame the gum tissues.  Once this bacterial infection colonizes in the gum pockets between . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - What Is Periodontal (Gum) Disease?


Views:  17

Published:  2017-08-30 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

There are many common types of periodontal disease including aggressive, chronic, necrotizing periodontitis, and periodontitis associated with systemic diseases.  Each of these types of periodontal disease has its own distinct characteristics and symptoms, and all require prompt treatment by a dentist to halt subsequent bone and tissue loss . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Signs & Symptoms Of Periodontal Disease


Views:  16

Published:  2017-08-31 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gum tissue, periodontal infection below the gum line and a presence of disease-causing bacteria in the oral region.  Halting the progression of periodontal disease and maintaining excellent standards of oral hygiene will not only reduce the risk of . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Mouth - Body Connection


Views:  18

Published:  2017-09-01 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease (often called periodontitis and gum disease) is a progressive condition that often leads to tooth loss if treatment is not promptly sought.  Periodontal disease begins with a bacterial infection in the gingival tissue which surrounds the teeth.  As the bacteria colonize, the gum pockets become . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Periodontal Disease And Diabetes


Views:  17

Published:  2017-09-04 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease, heart disease and stroke may seem to be unlikely bedfellows, but researchers have found that gum disease sufferers are nearly twice as likely to also suffer from coronary heart disease.  In addition, research studies have discovered that oral infection is indeed a risk factor for stroke . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Periodontal Disease, Heart Disease And Stroke


Views:  16

Published:  2017-09-05 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease generally begins with a bacterial infection in the gum (gingival) tissue, which progressively destroys the tissue and the underlying bone.  If left untreated, the bacterial infection causes an inflammatory reaction in the body, which can significantly deepen the gum pockets (space between the teeth and gums . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Periodontal Disease And Pregnancy


Views:  17

Published:  2017-09-05 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Periodontal disease generally begins with a bacterial infection in the gum (gingival) tissue, which progressively destroys the tissue and the underlying bone.  If left untreated, the bacterial infection causes an inflammatory reaction in the body, which can significantly deepen the gum pockets (space between the teeth and gums . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Periodontal Disease And Pregnancy


Views:  17

Published:  2017-09-06 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

Osteoporosis is a common metabolic bone disease which frequently occurs in postmenopausal women, and occurs less frequently in men.  Osteoporosis is characterized by bone fragility, low bone mass and a decrease in bone mineral density.  Many studies have explored and identified a connection between periodontal disease and . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Periodontal Disease And Osteoporosis


Views:  53

Published:  2017-09-18 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

There are two peak risk periods for dental trauma - the first being toddlerhood (18-40 months) when environmental exploration begins, and the second being the preadolescent/adolescent period, when sporting injuries become commonplace. Detailed below are some of the most common childhood dental emergencies, in addition to . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Pediatric Dentistry - Dental Emergencies By Excel Family Dental


Views:  53

Published:  2017-09-19 

Author:  HeidiHuang

Published In:  Dentistry

How can fluoride prevent tooth decay? Fluoride fulfills two important dental functions.  First, it helps to staunch mineral loss from tooth enamel, and second, it promotes the remineralization of tooth enamel. When carbohydrates (sugars) are consumed, oral bacteria feed on them and . . . .

 

Use the following link to read the full article ~ Excel Family Dental - Fluoride


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