Brett Noorda DMD Blog
September 17, 2019
You recently lost a front tooth due to an injury. You’re fine now, but you wish there weren’t a big old gap in your grin. It makes eating a bit of a pain, since you can no longer enjoy crunchy foods like you used to. Also, you now have a habit of covering your mouth with your hand whenever you laugh. If only there were a way to restore your confidence. Thankfully, you can with dental implants. These metal tooth root replacements are attached to your jaw and topped with a crown to look and feel exactly like your natural tooth. Read on to learn 4 ways they can give your self-confidence a boost.
August 9, 2019
If you’re missing one or more teeth, chances are you’ve thought about getting dental implants – metal posts that are inserted below the gumline to perfectly mimic the root of a lost tooth. This allows them to restore your biting power and confidence a whole lot more than bridges or dentures alone ever could. You may have heard that there are two types of dental implants, but how can you decide which one is right for you? Ultimately, you’ll have to visit your implant dentist for a consultation, but we’ve created this guide to help you make that choice.
July 3, 2019
You’re standing in the grocery store and trying to decide which type of beverage you want to take with you on your upcoming hike this weekend. The colorful energy drink options call to you, making promises of hydration, restoring electrolytes, and quenching thirst. Contemplating your decision, you look over to the countless bottles of water, both big and small, and think about what you know about this powerful liquid. Energy drinks can be enticing, and with all the great flavors available, who wouldn’t want to guzzle down a delicious cherry concoction while hiking during the summer months? Unfortunately, there are many pitfalls that come with these types of drinks. Let a dentist share the reasons you should skip these kinds of beverages and opt for good, old fashioned water.
June 2, 2019
You take your oral health very seriously and, while you’re diligent about brushing and flossing, you wonder if there’s anything else you could do to protect your teeth and gums. Everyone is susceptible to developing common oral health problems like cavities, decay, and even gum disease. Plus, with recent research connecting harmful oral bacteria to serious illnesses and health conditions found throughout the body, it’s never been more important to develop the best possible oral hygiene routine. Read on for 6 of the best practices for your mouth. (more…)
May 3, 2019
Having a healthy heart involves more than exercising, eating vegetables, and avoiding stress. Believe it or not, you have to keep your mouth healthy as well! Not taking care of your teeth can cause gum disease, which affects half of all adults over the age of 30. If you gums look red or puffy or you bleed when you brush or floss, you most likely have gum disease. It might not seem like a big deal, but it can lead to heart problems down the road.
April 20, 2019
It’s not uncommon for a back tooth to be extracted when it’s impacted. If you’ve undergone such a procedure, then it’s important to take the necessary steps to replace the tooth, and dental implants provide the best way to accomplish that. As you read on, learn why this is important to have done, and discover what can happen when tooth loss is ignored.
January 29, 2019
The new year is a clean slate to reflect on changes you’d like to make. Most people focus on their health goals, and your dentist wants to remind you that your oral health is no exception. Here are some helpful tips on making the health of your teeth and mouth a priority for 2019.
January 13, 2019
Many people make New Year’s resolutions each year, all aimed at self-improvement. Getting in better shape, saving more money, and getting more sleep are all classic examples! But if you’re one of the 120 million Americans who have experienced tooth loss, why not decide to restore your smile instead? For many years, bridges and dentures were the only choices available, but now you have an option that looks and feels like your own teeth: dental implants. So, if you’d like to make 2019 the year you get your smile back, keep reading to learn about the importance of replacing missing teeth and why dental implants are such a great choice!
December 11, 2018
Most people tend to take their teeth for granted – until they lose them! Then the many consequences of tooth loss hit home, including a lack of self-confidence. It’s very common to feel embarrassed or self-conscious after tooth loss, and many people even hide it from their closest friends and family. From covering your mouth when you smile to declining invitations to dinner, the effects on your quality of life are far-reaching. But one of the biggest advances in modern dentistry offers hope: dental implants. Below, you’ll learn about the 5 ways implants can restore both your smile and self-confidence so you can get your life back after tooth loss!
August 20, 2018
Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement method, and for good reason! They are sturdy, strong, and beautiful; they even have the potential to last a lifetime. If you are thinking about getting implants, however, do yourself a favor and look for more than just “the closest dentist.” When you choose Dr. Brett Noorda, who is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), to perform your procedure, you can be confident that you are entrusting your smile to a true expert. What exactly does it mean to be an ICOI dentist in Henderson?