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How to Preserve Your Teeth as You Age

Everyone knows that human bodies weaken over time, and teeth are no exception. Often taken for granted, teeth are very important for overall health and can become weak if they aren’t cared for properly. Continue reading to learn five ways to help you preserve your...

How 3D Imaging Enhances Dental Care

The technology dentists use to clean their patient’s teeth clean and help keep their oral health under control is vastly different from a few decades ago. With major advancements occurring every day, even the tools used a couple of years ago are now considered...

3-D Imaging is Enhancing Dental Care

From the inception of modern dentistry and for a full century afterwards, dentists relied solely on 2-D imaging technology with respect to evaluating, diagnosing and treating their patients. Though the benefits of being able to see what is going on inside the mouth...

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Getting to be a mother is the best gift a woman can ever be blessed with. With that comes the need to look after your health and also that of your baby’s. While pregnant, it is essential to take care of your health as that directly or indirectly can affect that of...

Deep Teeth Cleaning for Good Health

Even if you are diligent in brushing and flossing your teeth, once in a while deep teeth cleaning is considered a must by dentists. In dental parlance, deep teeth cleaning is another name for scaling and root planing. Why Do I Need Deep Teeth Cleaning? Often you may...

April is Oral Cancer Month

With April being oral cancer month, periodontists and doctors across the nation work to spread awareness about the deadly nature of oral cancer. Oral cancer is estimated to be diagnosed in nearly 42,000 Americans each year, and occurs in the mouth or throat. This...

Benefits of Cosmetic Implants

Losing teeth and living your life with it is no more a necessity. These days cosmetic implants is a technique that has helped in giving back teeth, albeit artificially. The artificial cosmetic implants that are affixed have the same strength and characteristics that...

Indications of Gum Disease

About 60-70 percent of people suffer from gum disease but are completely unaware of the situation. It is a result of poor oral health and hygiene. What results is various forms of periodontal and gum infections that can prove to be fatal in the wrong run. What is Gum...

Why Smiling is Good For Your Health

The one common language that binds people all around the world is a SMILE. Irrespective of caste, creed, country, age, and gender, a smile is the universal language that binds one to the other, unknown as well as the known. Smile is also the best accessory that you...

Make-A-Wish Contribution

Dr. Davenport Contributes to Make-A-Wish This holiday season, Dr. Davenport and PPDI made a generous donation to the Make-a-Wish Foundation in the name of its patients and referring doctors. Dr. Davenport and staff are happy to be making donations for nearly a decade...

Gummy Smile – A Deterrent to Good Looks

Your smile accounts for the wonderful personality that you are. However, often you may be one of those who are unhappy with your smile. While there could be many reasons for it, one of the common problems associated with a defective smile is having a gummy smile. What...

Dentures Versus Dental Implants

Is the answer to missing teeth dentures versus dental implants. There is major differences between dentures and implants, although both of them serve the same purpose of replacing missing or broken teeth. What are Dentures and Dental Implants? The most conventional...

Denture Alternatives

If your teeth are in need of replacement, don’t automatically assume that you will need dentures. Every year, many people need their teeth replaced due to being damaged in an accident or as result of decay and disease. Most believe they are destined to wear dentures...

Types of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal diseases are severe infections of the gum tissue which surround teeth. The symptoms of gum diseases can vary from slight bleeding and swelling of gum tissue, to bone destruction and tooth loss. While there are many factors that can contribute to the...

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