Mason Castro

5 Factors That Affect The Success Of Teeth Whitening Treatment

Dentist Blog

Several factors affect the number and duration of teeth whitening treatments you need to achieve your dentist's desired outcome. So, to manage your expectations, understand that your teeth may or may not become pearly white after one treatment. Discover five factors that influence the outcome of teeth whitening. 1. Your Teeth's Base Color Discolored teeth often happen in one of several shades. Compared to yellow teeth, grey, purple, and brown usually take time to respond to most tooth-whitening products.

24 August 2022

What To Know About General Dentistry

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When it comes to oral care, visiting a dentist periodically is crucial. Taking care of your teeth and gums requires a combination of preventative care and addressing any issues that arise as soon as possible. Seeing the right type of dentist is also necessary. There are different types of oral health care providers, but one that works in general dentistry is most likely to suit your needs. Here's what you should know about general dentistry.

22 July 2022

Signs You Need A Root Canal And How To Prep For One

Dentist Blog

If you need a root canal, it likely sounds a lot scarier than it really is. A root canal is a very intensive cavity filling that results in the need for a dental crown to cover the drilled-out areas of the tooth. The alternative to a root canal is often just simply pulling a tooth, which is something you want to avoid if you can.  Do you need a root canal?

15 June 2022

Lesser-Known Health Benefits Of Dental Implants

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Dental implants are widely used to enhance the appearance of those who have missing or damaged teeth. While restoring the appearance of your smile may be the most notable benefit of getting dental implants, there are other, lesser-known benefits. Here are some health benefits that you may be unaware of that can have a dramatic positive impact on your overall state of health. Enhanced Bone Health Missing teeth can cause significant bone loss in your jawbones.

3 May 2022

Pediatric Medications: Oral Health Consequences

Dentist Blog

Children who take certain medications need to be vigilant about their oral hygiene routines because certain prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause dental and gum problems. Because of this, your child will need to visit their pediatric dentist for routine examinations and cleanings which will help ensure optimal oral health. Here are some common pediatric medications that may lead to abnormal findings during your child's dental examination. Anticonvulsant Drugs If your child has a seizure disorder such as epilepsy, then their doctor may have prescribed an anticonvulsant drug known as phenytoin.

28 March 2022

Have You Undergone Tooth Implant Surgery? Here Are 4 Things To Avoid

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Technology has affected the periodontist industry significantly. For instance, patients with missing, damaged, cracked, or infected teeth can now get teeth implants. These implants are convenient since they are designed to mimic your natural teeth. But to get them, you will have to undergo a surgical procedure. After the surgery, you will need time to heal while avoiding some things to ensure complete healing. Here is a look at four things to avoid after dental implants.

18 February 2022

Five Common Questions About Root Canals

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Do you need to get a root canal due to decay, injury, or disease, and you're told that you need a root canal to save the tooth? If so, you may be wondering what is necessary to save the tooth. Here are some common questions about root canals that you're likely to have What Is an Endodontist? You may have heard your dentist say that you need to visit an endodontist.

6 January 2022

FAQs About Dental Wear And Porcelain Crowns

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Are your teeth worn? Dental enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). But this doesn't mean it can't wear away. If your teeth seem smaller or have pits, dents, or curves in the surface, take a look at what you need to know about dental wear, oral health, aesthetics, and the restoration options such as porcelain crowns. Why Is Dental Enamel So Strong?

29 November 2021

Understanding Dentures

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A dentist may recommend that you get dentures to replace missing teeth. Still, many people know little about the device. Here is a bit of information about dentures to help you better understand them. What Is a Denture? A denture is a removable set of false teeth that is connected to a base and worn to replace teeth that are missing or lost. What Are Some of the Signs That You May Need a Denture?

14 October 2021

When Should You Seek Dental Care Services? 4 Signs You Need To Visit A Dental Office

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When it comes to keeping your oral health in check, you can never go wrong with regular dental examinations. That's why visiting a professional dentist is always a good idea. With that in mind, you need to know when to visit a dental office. Read on to find out the signs to look out for. 1. Toothaches A toothache has the potential to ruin your experience, regardless of where you are.

3 September 2021