Blog posts by Dr. King's Family Dentistry

Losing your teeth can shake your confidence especially if you’re missing one of the front teeth. It affects your confidence and restricts you from enjoying your life. A study found that tooth loss can also lead to depression. Dental implants provide a viable alternative to outdated bridges and dentures and provide a long-term tooth replacement option and help you regain your confidence. Here’s what experts tell you about dental implants so you can decide if they’re a good option for you. They give you replacement teeth that are just like your natural teeth Dental implants are artificial tooth... read more

You’re hanging out with your friends and having the time of your life. A friend cracks a hilarious joke and you laugh your lungs out. Simultaneously, another friend captures a picture of you in the moment and you look absolutely stunning! Bright, white, and sparkling teeth adds to your beautiful smile. You don’t have to shy away from laughing out too loud because you have teeth that deserve flaunting. Healthy, strong teeth give you the self-confidence and courage to be yourself. But how do you keep your teeth healthier and whiter forever? Well, its not too complicated and you just need to avo... read more

Contrary to popular belief, permanent teeth are not meant to last forever. 92% of adults 20 to 64 have had dental caries in their permanent teeth. There are number of reasons why you may need to get your tooth extracted as an adult, mostly due to a badly damaged tooth which is beyond repair. This may occur due to extensive trauma to the tooth or even decay. A part of maintaining good oral health is to monitor the state of your teeth for potential issues. These can sometimes be easy to miss until the decay worsens. Regular visits to a dentist are helpful because dental screenings can catch dec... read more

We tend to take oral hygiene not as seriously and taking regular trips to the dentist is not a common practice. Statistics reveal that a large number of people that seek emergency dental services suffer from tooth decay that could have been easily prevented. While the trends for visiting rates to the dentist amongst the subpopulation of those aged between eighteen to forty four years old have shown a significant increase, there is still some apprehension amongst young adults to follow suit. The attitude towards dental emergencies is usually less urgent because we tend to think that the proble... read more