If you are going to have dental surgery, there are a few things that you can do to be prepared. Making sure you’ve covered all the bases will help the day of your surgery go that much smoother. Good preparation will also reduce your level of stress. Keep reading to find out 4 ways that… Continue reading Dental Surgery: 4 Ways to Prepare
Seniors have unique oral health concerns. Advanced age and one’s health history contribute to the development of many common conditions including tooth loss, cavities, and oral cancer. Fortunately, modern dentistry can treat a number of potential conditions including tooth loss and bone atrophy. Tooth Loss While aging itself does not cause tooth loss, advanced age… Continue reading Oral Healthcare for Seniors: Common Concerns
We use our teeth everyday for biting and chewing food. Our teeth also aid in the proper enunciation of words. Dentistry is actually a fascinating field of study because oral anatomy is quite unique to other structures in the body. Research has shown that oral health and overall wellness are connected. If you ever wanted… Continue reading 4 Fun Teeth Facts
If you are thinking about your New Year’s resolutions early, you might want to add making your oral health a priority for 2018. Your oral health is precious. The oral health system consists of soft and hard tissue like bones, teeth, gums, and the tongue. All of the parts of the oral health system work… Continue reading Get a Good Start on Your New Year’s Resolution to Maintain Oral Health
When we first lose a tooth in adulthood, one of our primary concerns is how a lost tooth will affect our appearance. Sometimes, when a tooth at the back of one’s mouth goes missing, patients might be tempted to forego receiving a replacement tooth because it is not as much as an aesthetic issue as… Continue reading Do I really need to replace a tooth that’s not visible in the smile?
Preventing oral disease is a big aspect of dentistry services. Tooth decay is one of the most common ailments that affects people’s oral health. In fact, dental caries (cavities) are the second most common infectious disease in the United States. There is a specific strain of bacteria that eats through tooth structure and these bacteria… Continue reading Tips to Prevent Tooth Decay
Losing teeth is devastating for your emotional wellbeing and your oral health. Oral health structures, when healthy, work together in their various parts to create a harmonious and cohesive system. When one aspect of oral health is affected such as the loss of a tooth, it can throw the rest of the system out of… Continue reading Experiencing Tooth Loss? 4 Effects Missing Teeth Can Have on Your Dental Health
Tooth enamel is a mineralized coating on the outside of teeth. As the outermost structure of a tooth, it serves as a protective barrier between the soft internal structures of teeth and oral bacteria. When it comes to general dentistry, oral healthcare providers will assess the health of tooth enamel to determine whether a person… Continue reading What causes eroding of tooth enamel?
Ignoring changes in your dental and oral health can lead to the development of serious conditions that require aggressive, invasive, and costly treatments. When potential problems are detected and treated early on, you increase the likelihood of receiving conservative (and cost-effective) treatment that will help preserve structures in the oral health system. Preventive dentistry focuses… Continue reading Why Oral Health Symptoms Shouldn’t Be Ignored
When you drink something cold or hot, do you experience immediate discomfort? Does the thought of a bowl of cold ice cream make you cringe due to tooth sensitivity? Having sensitive teeth can put a damper on enjoying some of your favorite foods and beverages. Experiencing discomfort due to temperate drinks and foods can affect… Continue reading Tips for Coping with Sensitive Teeth