15 February 2016
If you have a missing a tooth, you may be trying to decide whether or not to replace it using a dental implant or a dental bridge. Although both dental appliances restore the appearance your teeth or smile, a dental implant may be better for your oral health. Here are a few reasons why: A dental implant helps maintain the density of your jawbone. In order for a jawbone to be stimulated to produce more bone cells, it must receive bite pressure as you chew.
25 January 2016
If you don't like your teeth, there are dental procedures that can make the necessary changes you desire. The key to having a smile that you're proud of rather than ashamed of is by making specific alternations. This may help you have more self-confidence and be better prepared to face the world each day. It's ideal to know some of the various methods available for you to have the smile you want.
6 January 2016
When you have a hot tooth, it is highly likely that you are experiencing severe pain in your mouth. A hot tooth is a sign that there is an infection in your mouth, inflammation is present, and your tooth is not able to recover. A hot tooth occurs when you have a cracked tooth and bacteria infect the pulp within. The infection can come on slowly, or come on very quickly, causing you excruciating pain that will send you to the dentist right away.
16 December 2015
An abscess is a small pocket of pus and bacteria that grows in an unclean mouth. Not only can an abscess be painful and hard to live with, if not properly taken care of immediately, it can lead to further dental issues. Fortunately, there are many home remedies that you can use in order to help the healing process along. Most of the popular remedies that you can use are made from items that you may already have in your home and are safe enough for every day use.
28 November 2015
Do you smile with a closed mouth because your front tooth is chipped and unappealing? The easiest fix for the chipped tooth is to undergo dental bonding, as your smile will be improved on the same day of the procedure. Discover below the things you should know when trying to decide if dental bonding is a good option for repairing your chipped tooth. Why Should Someone with a Chipped Tooth Opt for Dental Bonding?
9 November 2015
Pulp is the material that fills the hollow root canal within your tooth. Pulp contains blood and tissue cells and nerves that are what keeps the tooth and the underlying tissues healthy. Oral bacterial buildup due to improper cleanings can infect the pulp and put the tooth at risk of cavities or even extraction. The pulp infection is also called pulpitis. In the early stages, pulpitis is usually reversible. If left untreated, pulpitis can become irreversible and severely limit the options your dentist has to treat the condition.
16 October 2015
Misalignment of the teeth can cause anyone, young or old, to feel self conscious of their smile. If you're one such individual, you've likely researched your options before and may have even come across invisible braces. While not everyone qualifies for this option, invisible braces offer a number of benefits which are outlined below. Why Invisible Braces? If you're an adult interested in straightening your teeth and giving yourself a smile you'll love, it's likely that braces have crossed your mind.