Osteoporosis And Oral Health

If you are a woman, you have probably heard about the high rate of osteoporosis in the country,¬†and the state of Indiana is no exception. Did you know that several studies have suggested a connection between¬†osteoporosis and oral health?¬†Osteoporosis can often progress without any outward symptoms. However, there may be clues in a person’s mouth

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Not All Smile Makeovers Are Created Equal

In this post from Create A Smile in Bloomington IN we talk about smile makeovers. Some people think the term is synonymous with cosmetic dentistry. Are the placement of four veneers considered a smile makeover? Well, yes and no. If your smile is attractive and healthy except for some chips in your upper front teeth,

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Why Visit The Dentist?

At Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, our dental team works hard to keep the teeth and gums of each of our patients healthy. Teeth may seem like bone, but they are actually living structures. Inside that hard exterior is complex system of tissue. And the teeth themselves are anchored to your jaw by ligaments

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6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Toothbrush

Do you ever think about your toothbrush? You use it twice a day, but how much do you know about it? At Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, we’ve compiled a list of interesting toothbrush facts. The next time you brush, consider these bits of trivia. Less Common Than Cellphones: It is estimated that more

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Pregnancy And Oral Health

Pregnancy is a happy time for most women. But even as you anticipate bringing new life into the world, it’s important to be aware that pregnancy can bring certain dental health risks. We can help you with them at Create A Smile in Bloomington IN. Before you press the alarm button, let us clarify: being

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How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Tooth Color

Most people want to have white teeth and a great smile. But most people have discolored or just plain yellow teeth, especially in a world of tea and coffee drinkers. At Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, we can fix that. Tooth enamel is a little like skin. It has pores that can get clogged

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Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

Oral cancer claims some fifty thousand lives in the United States every year. That’s a scary number, and its high mortality rate is one of the reasons why we perform oral cancer screenings at every checkup at Create A Smile in Bloomington. Oral cancer refers to cancer in not just the mouth, but also the

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The Final Step For A Tooth Implant: A Beautiful Crown

When you receive a dental implant from Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, a crown is the final component. Let’s discuss the complex process required to construct a dental crown. Dental crowns can be produced with metal, ceramic (porcelain), resins, or varying combinations of these. Modern porcelain crowns are an engineering marvel. They make reconstructive

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Dental Implant Success: The Odds Are In Your Favor

During consultations at Create A Smile, PC – Dr. Ken Moore, we are often asked about the success rate of implant placements. In case you are unfamiliar with dental implants, first, let’s review what they are. What is a Dental Implant? A tooth implant is a permanent replacement tooth root. It is inserted into the

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Swollen Gums?

If you are a worried Bloomington resident experiencing inflamed gums or an aching tooth, you’re are not alone. About one third of U.S. adults are affected by tooth decay, according to the CDC, and gum disease plagues one in seven people age 35 to 40.1 Don’t ignore these symptoms, call Create A Smile, PC –

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