Tooth Replacement Options – Part 3

In previous articles, I talked about the two tooth replacement options that have been around for a long time and are the most popular -- fixed and removable bridges. In this entry, I will discuss the final tooth replacement option, dental implants. Dental implants have been used for many years to replace missing teeth but not as long as fixed... read more »

Tooth Replacement Options – Part 2

In my previous blog entry, I discussed the tooth replacement option of a full or partial removable denture. The next tooth replacement option that dentistry has to offer is a fixed bridge. Both the removable and fixed dental prostheses are what I like to consider 20th-century dentistry, in that both of these options were the only options for restoring missing... read more »

Tooth Replacement Options – Part 1

If you’ve had the misfortune of removing one or more functional teeth, today’s dentistry offers several different tooth replacement solutions. In this blog entry, I will focus on the removable tooth replacement option. This option, commonly known as dentures, is usually the least expensive solution to replace missing teeth. Dentures can be designed to replace all teeth in an arch... read more »

I Had To Get a Tooth Pulled, Now What?

Many people have had to experience having a tooth or teeth removed over the course of their lives. With the exception of wisdom teeth, losing teeth can lead to many different issues that can have negative consequences over time. Some of these issues can be more severe than others. For the vast majority of patients losing a front tooth is... read more »

I Brush and Floss Every Day Yet Why Do I Continue To Get Cavities?

I brush and floss every day yet why do I continue to get cavities? People ask me this all the time and the answer I give them goes usually something like this. “Well, can you tell me more about your diet?” The answer to this question can often help us find the answer. Most people know that eating too many sweets... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Charles F. Kattuah, DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »