People missing one or more teeth in the past had to select from limited options such as bridges, dentures or partial dentures. However, with 40 years of success, dental implants offer a safe, attractive and long lasting option. For good reason, dental implants have become the best option for tooth replacement in recent years. In case you are wondering why they are the best, we have important information for you.(more…)
February 17, 2019
February 12, 2019
Children’s Dentist have effectively used dental sealants to prevent cavities since the 1960’s. Due to their shielding properties, sealants are beneficial in preventing cavities in teeth most prone to decay. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), nine out of ten cavities in school aged children for in the deep pits and crevices of teeth. Dr. Danny Hayes and Dr. Christine Mousa, of Advanced Dental Concepts in Crown Point, Indiana, recommend dental sealants to help protect the biting surfaces of teeth and keep cavities from forming.(more…)
February 9, 2019
If you are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or suspect that you may be, did you know that your Crown Point Dentist has a solution that may allow you to say “NO” to CPAP? OSA is a life threatening condition that is frequently overlooked or under diagnosed. This condition leads to a lower quality of life, increased risk of systemic health problems, and can even take 10 years off of your life expectancy. As Dentists, we have the unique opportunity to screen for Sleep Apnea and an alternative treatment option to the “dreaded” CPAP.(more…)
December 3, 2018
Do you know what can really put a damper on the holiday festivities? A dental emergency. Unfortunately, dental disaster can occur at any time, and they’re even more prevalent during the holiday season. Thankfully, your emergency dentist in Crown Point has some easy tips you can use to avoid emergency while still enjoying all of the traveling, parties, and food the holidays have to offer.(more…)
October 31, 2018
Whether you are going on a romantic date or walking into an important job interview, your smile is often the first thing that others will notice about you. In fact, according to research commissioned by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, nearly half of all adults think a smile is the most memorable feature of someone when meeting them for the first time. However, if you have cracked, misshapen or stained teeth, you may not feel confident enough to show your smile. Fortunately, modern cosmetic dentistry can often correct minor dental imperfections or even rejuvenate your entire smile with porcelain veneers. Here is everything you need to know about how porcelain veneers in Crown Point can transform your teeth and restore your self-confidence.
September 29, 2017
Nearly 30 million people are dealing with obstructive sleep apnea in the United States, according to the American Academy of Sleep Sciences. That means a lot of us are going about our days chronically sleepy and irritable — and, according to a new study, that many people are at a higher risk of developing hypertension and diabetes. Young and middle-aged sufferers are at an increased risk.
June 6, 2017
Are you feeling insecure about your incomplete smile? You are not alone. In fact, it is estimated that 178 million adults in the United States are missing at least one tooth. To regain your confidence and to restore your oral functions, you need an effective form of replacement. You could go with a more traditional option, like a dental bridge, or you could choose the most preferred solution with dental implants in Crown Point. At Advanced Dental Concepts, you will regain a complete smile using the only option that closely looks and functions like a natural tooth.