Over time, teeth can become stained or damaged from drinking or eating specific foods as well as daily chewing and eating. One method used by dentists to treat these kinds of stains and damage is through a dental resurfacing process called dental bonding. In this procedure, a dentist applies a... Read Full Post
Like many parts of the human body, your teeth can wear out over time. This deterioration can be attributed to a number of factors, from tooth decay and periodontal diseases to injuries, a misaligned bite, and even neglect. And, while many dental problems can be addressed with a change in lifestyle... Read Full Post
There are many parts of dental checkups and cleanings people experience, but may not understand the purpose of the treatment. One of these actions is known as scaling and root planing, also known as non-surgical periodontal therapy or deep cleaning. The purpose of scaling and root planing is to... Read Full Post
If you have ever seen a toothbrush commercial, you have probably heard the term “tartar.” However, you may be left wondering what it is and how dangerous it can be for your teeth. Also called calculus, tartar is a type of hardened dental plaque. Because it can attract further plaque development,... Read Full Post
In its most elementary state, tooth decay, also known as a cavity, is any structural damage to a tooth or multiple teeth. This damage is often in the form of a hole in a tooth’s enamel and can cause serious pain if untreated. Tooth decay is one of the most common oral health problems and occurs... Read Full Post
Tooth rot generally occurs when a person’s teeth are exposed to substances that cause one’s enamel to break down, but it can also arise from other conditions. Signs of tooth rot or tooth decay could be pain or discomfort of the teeth or pain while eating.
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One of the most important parts of getting the results you want from your Invisalign treatment is making sure you follow all instructions provided by your dentist or orthodontist. Because you can remove Invisalign aligner trays whenever you want, some patients either forget to wear the aligners for... Read Full Post
Invisalign is an alternative form of dental realignment that offers the same benefits and results as conventional metal braces, but in the form of clear and removable aligners. The aligners are formed to fit your teeth and gradually shift them into their proper place over time. Over a million... Read Full Post
Your teeth are naturally protected by a substance called enamel, but over time, and with exposure to acidity in foods and bacteria, the natural enamel on your teeth can erode. When enamel becomes weakened, plaque (a deposit of bacteria) tends to develop and spread. Plaque build-up can eventually... Read Full Post
Many people believe dentures are the only option for replacing a missing tooth or full set of teeth, but there are alternatives. One of these alternatives is dental implants, which are surgically inserted into a patient’s mouth, giving him or her teeth that are both fully functional and... Read Full Post
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