Are Dental Implants Worth the Money?

More and more people are choosing to get dental implant crowns, but many are wondering what dental implants are and are they worth the extra expense. While the choice between dental implants and crowns is up to the patient, here is some general information to help familiarize yourself with implant dentistry. A dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically embedded into the jawbone and simulates the natural root of a tooth. This can be done by a general dentist, periodontist, or oral surgeons. A dental implant allows use to mount replacement teeth or a bridge into that area. An implant doesn't come loose as a denture can, and they don’t have to be anchored to other teeth, like dental...

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Emergency Dental Services

Brunswick Dental Associates offers emergency dental services. We understand the impact toothaches, chipped teeth, or broken dentures/bridges can have on our patients’ lives. Therefore, we will try and see all dental emergencies as quickly as possible. We hope you never have a dental emergency, but if you do, please call us and make an emergency appointment ASAP, or we also accept walk-ins.

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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

Regular dental visits are essential for the maintenance of healthy teeth, gums, and an attractive smile. Most patients should see a dentist every 6 months as recommended by the ADA, but some patients may have conditions that require more frequent visits. One of the main benefits of seeing us regularly is it allows us to catch the small things before they become big problems. Catching the little things early gives us the ability to fix them before you need expensive and invasive procedures, like root canals or extractions. Also, just because you don't have a toothache does not mean there is no cavity. Cavities in the early stages often do not have any symptoms, and can often go undetected for...

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