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.
22 September 2015
If your tooth is broken, cracked or misshapen, your dentist may suggest a dental crown to correct its appearance and restore functionality. There are multiple types of crowns that are used for dental restoration. Here are a few crown types and their advantages: Metal Alloy Alloys, such as gold alloy, nickel alloy or chromium alloy, may be used as the material for a metal crown. These crowns require less tooth debridement than most other crown types.
14 September 2015
Many patients love Invisalign because wearing these aligners is so simple. However, there are certain precautions you must follow in order to ensure your outcome is favorable. Avoid these three common bad habits when wearing Invisalign, and you'll have a better chance of ending your treatment with a straighter, more attractive smile. Drinking coffee with the aligners in. If you're a regular coffee drinker, then you know how bad the temptation can be.
27 August 2015
Many people know how important it is that they brush and floss their teeth. This is something that is ingrained in your head from a young age. However, even though people try to have good oral hygiene habits, they might not get the best brushing experience available because of certain things they do with their toothbrush. Here are a few brushing mistakes to avoid so that you can get the most out of the process
10 August 2015
If you never wore braces yourself, it can be difficult to tell your child what he or she can expect from the orthodontics process. The more that both of you understand about the transition, the easier it will be for you to help him or her along in the process. Here's a look at some of the things you can expect your child to experience and some tips to help deal with them.
27 July 2015
Are you looking for the best way to replace your missing teeth? You can get artificial teeth installed on dental implants in the form of permanent dental crowns, or you can opt for removable overdentures. Find out below what you should know about dental implants with crowns and overdentures, as well as what you will have to pay if you get them. How are Dental Implants Used for Permanent Crowns?