Crowns – a type of dental implant which caps a tooth – are an important item used in dental reconstructions. Approximately 69 percent of adults aged 35 to 44 have lost at least one tooth due to accident, disease, or tooth decay. This statistic highlights how important crowns can be.
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Even if you take proper care of your teeth and gums by brushing and flossing daily, you can still develop potentially serious problems such as tooth decay. The grooves in teeth are an easy place for bacteria to settle in and grow, eventually causing tooth decay and cavities. One way you can prevent... Read Full Post
Dentures can be used to replace missing teeth or sections of teeth. While total dentures replace whole sets of teeth, sometimes a person does not need this much work and would instead benefit from partial dentures. Partial dentures, which are sometimes referred to as “overdentures,” are utilized... Read Full Post
One of the most crucial aspects of maintaining healthy teeth and gums is consuming foods and drinks that promote oral health instead of compromising it. Two of the most damaging types of foods and drinks you can consume are those that contain sugars and starches. Plaque thrives off sugars and... Read Full Post
The high-pitched, screeching sound of a dental drill can frighten or be irritating for dental patients of all ages. Fortunately, recent technology has developed an alternative method for cleaning teeth and treating tooth decay – air abrasion. Air abrasion is a virtually painless procedure in which... Read Full Post
Flossing is one of the most important—yet often overlooked—methods to protect and care for your teeth and gums. Statistics report that flossing on a daily basis not only decreases your risk of tooth decay and periodontal diseases, but it can also increase your lifespan by six years.
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Although human teeth are protected by enamel – the most highly-mineralized and hardest substance in the human body – they are not indestructible. Due to either daily use or a traumatic injury, your teeth can become chipped or cracked over time, a very painful thing to endure. Fortunately, dental... Read Full Post
One oral health problem that threatens a number of people of all ages is tooth sensitivity when eating or drinking something hot, cold, or acidic. The dentin of the tooth is typically covered by enamel; however, over time, this enamel can begin to wear out or erode away, leaving the nerves more... Read Full Post
Whether you are stepping into a general physician’s office or a dentist’s office, it is important to remember you have rights as a patient. Typically, you can see these rights displayed inside of your dentist’s office. A competent and professionally-responsible dentist will be dedicated to... Read Full Post
Dental work sometimes requires the performance of procedures that are somewhat invasive in nature. Root canals or tooth extractions, for example, will involve significant pressure and cutting into the gums. To prevent the ordeal from becoming excruciating for patients, a dentist will likely... Read Full Post
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