If you are suffering from dental pain, you may already know that you should schedule an appointment to see a dentist. However, you may be unfamiliar with various general dentistry applications that are frequently performed to lessen tooth pain. Here are a few of these procedures. Fillings A cavity can cause severe dental discomfort. The hole that forms in the tooth material as the tooth enamel is exposed to bacterial acids can expose dental nerves that are usually covered.
26 January 2018
With the new year just beginning, now is a good time to begin some resolutions to improve your health. In addition to beginning a new exercise program and healthy eating, for example, keeping your oral health in tip-top shape can help improve your overall well-being. Here are three methods you can implement to help you keep your oral health in good condition. Keep Clean Teeth One of the first ways to keep your teeth healthy is by keeping your teeth free of plaque and other bacteria that can commonly build up on them.
3 January 2018
If you need to have braces put on your teeth then you may be thinking about what type of braces you want. If you have narrowed it down to regular braces that are put on the fronts of your teeth or with lingual teeth that are put on the backs of your teeth, then you should learn more about what they each offer, as well as what some of the negatives are.
18 November 2017
If you've lost a tooth, you might put getting a replacement on the backburner. Like most dental problems, however, you should never delay getting your tooth replaced after you've had it come out. Waiting to have a lost tooth replaced can potentially endanger your oral health and even change your appearance. Read on to learn more about this and to discover the best way to replace your missing tooth. Bone Loss
26 October 2017
Do you have a teenager with teeth that need a bit of help with proper alignment? They may be resistant to getting braces because they do not want to have teeth with metal brackets attached to the front for the foreseeable future. While traditional braces can be quite effective at fixing even the most extreme teeth alignment problems, there are alternative methods that are less visible to others. Here are 2 options for braces that aren't as noticeable.
27 September 2017
Although dental work such as crowns and fillings last for many years, they may eventually fail. It's not uncommon to lose a filling when you bite down on something hard. If your filling breaks off or falls out, you want to get to the dentist as soon as you can. Here's why you want to seek help and what the dentist may do to repair your broken fillings: Why You Should Repair A Damaged Filling Quickly
2 September 2017
For some children, tooth decay surfaces almost as soon as they begin growing in teeth. Although a cavity on a baby tooth may not seem like a big deal, it can spread into the adult teeth that are lining up to come in. Tooth decay also indicates a lot of bacteria is in your toddler's mouth, which can lead to other oral infections. The following tips can help you prevent toddler tooth decay.
2 August 2017
If you've ever dealt with a dental emergency, you know just how scary they can be. Whether it's a head-splitting toothache or an incident where you bit into something and ended up with a cracked tooth, the situation could be quite dire. If you find yourself dealing with a scenario like this and you don't have dental insurance, you might feel like you have nowhere to turn. After all of your at-home remedies have failed you, it's time to get some professional assistance.
18 July 2017
Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop breathing in your sleep. Sufferers stop breathing for at least 10 seconds, and sometimes for as long as 30 seconds or more. There are a number of different treatment options depending on the patient's health status and the severity of their sleep apnea, but if you suffer from sleep apnea, or suspect that you do, you may find that the best treatment for you comes from a surprising source: your dentist.
20 June 2017
If you need to have a root canal, you need to know how to take care of your tooth before you go in for the procedure so you can ensure that you take proper care of the area after the procedure is done. Here are five things that you should do to take care of your surgical site inside of your mouth. #1 Wait To Eat After your procedure, your mouth is going to be numb from the procedure.
25 May 2017