3 March 2018
Each tooth you have in your mouth is important, but there might be times when your dentist will recommend removing one of your teeth. Removing a tooth is not something dentists rush into, but there are times when removing a tooth is necessary. Here are some of the top reasons dentists recommend extracting teeth. Too much decay If a tooth has a cavity on it, the dentist will most likely try to save the tooth by removing the decayed part and replacing the hole with a filling material.
6 February 2018
Many people are plagued by problems with the look of their teeth. Even if the teeth are relatively healthy, a dental patient may still be concerned about cosmetic dental issues. If you are interested in improving the appearance of your teeth, there are are multiple cosmetic dental treatments that are available. Here are a few of them. Invisalign Invisalign is a dental treatment that corrects the alignment of the teeth. The system, which is made up of clear, plastic aligning trays, is used to apply pressure that repositions the teeth.
10 January 2018
Gum disease can be one of the worst dental health issues that you can experience, typically because once your gum disease has become advanced enough, there really isn't any way to cure it. In that situation, you can only mitigate the damage that gum disease can cause. Additionally, gum disease can also end up leading to chronic mouth pain and even the loss of some of your permanent teeth. Listed below are just two of the many options available to help prevent gum issues and gum disease.
6 December 2017
As the parent, you are one of the main providers for your baby. They essentially rely on you for just about everything, so it is important that you have a good understanding of each need that they have. One very important thing that you must do for your baby when they begin getting teeth is to care for their new teeth. This is likely something you have never done before, so you may need some pediatric dental tips in order to make sure you are doing the best that you can.
9 November 2017
Dental braces are orthodontic devices that are used to straighten, align, and position teeth over time. They use pressure over the course of anywhere from one to three years in order to create a straighter smile. While braces can have a major impact on a person's smile, it does come at a cost. The cost can also vary depending on a variety of factors. Here are three things that can affect the overall cost of braces.
14 October 2017
Popcorn is a tasty treat, but the kernels inside it can easily get wedged between teeth, or worse still, under gums. If you're currently struggling with a popcorn kernel that's stuck in your mouth, you might be wondering if you should contact your dentist, and if so, when. Read on to learn the one thing you should try before contacting your dentist and why it's so important to reach out.
14 September 2017
Pregnancy is a wonderful time, but it can be filled with a great deal of physical and emotional changes. From weight gain and discomfort to mood swings and fatigue, the different ways pregnancy changes your life can be overwhelming. During this time, supporting your baby's development will even result in a weakening of your teeth. Considering gum disease and oral infections can lead to preterm birth, protecting your oral health while pregnant is imperative.