Oyster Point Dentistry Blog

Dental Bridges Replace a Missing Tooth by Bridging The Gap

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 12, 2018
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A dental bridge is a fixed dental prosthesis used to replace one or several teeth by permanently joining an artificial tooth to adjacent teeth or to dental implants. Replacing and restoring missing teeth with dental bridges is ideal for many patients who are more comfortable with fixed restoration rather than with a removable one.

Dental bridges in Virginia Beach, VA are permanent by cementing the anchor crowns to the abutment teeth so there’s no need for periodic removal. Because of this advantage, most patients prefer bridges over removable dentures. Dental bridges are used to protect and reshape the affected teeth and prevent complications that may arise because of tooth loss. They also provide excellent chewing comfort because they facilitate proper alignment when chewing of food by distributing the forces in your bite properly. When well-executed and properly maintained, bridges ensure comfort and aesthetics so your smile will look as brilliant as it was before.

Often, dental implants tend to replace dental bridges. However, traditional dental bridges which are supported by natural teeth are still popular and widespread. These bridges give a natural look and feel, fit and function like natural teeth.

For more details on dental bridges, contact Oyster Point Dentistry.

Britesmile In-Office Whitening Treatment is Safe and Effective

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 06, 2018
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There are all sorts of teeth whitening treatments out there in the market but there is doubt to their efficacy and safety. Some treatments can give instant results but it can wear your enamel and damage gum tissues when constantly applied. If you are looking for a safe teeth whitening treatment, consider Britesmile in-office whitening system.

Britesmile In-Office Whitening Treatment works with a whitening gel that is carefully applied to the teeth without touching the gums. A blue laser light is used to activate the whitening properties of the gel solution and speed up the teeth whitening process. The gel and blue lamp are designed with just the right strength so it wont damage your tooth enamel.

In-Office Whitening Treatment can last up to 2 years. Proper maintenance includes brushing after food and beverages that can cause dental staining such as dark colored fruits, coffee, juice, and sodas. Follow-up check-ups are advised for maintenance and retouch.

If your are interested in this safe and effective teeth whitening treatment, contact Oyster Point Dentistry.