18 May 2021
If you need to have dental work done, then sedation dentistry may be right for you. While not everyone needs or wants this extra step in their dental work, for others, it's a necessity to make dental work easier to have done. What is sedation dentistry? Is it right for you? Are there any risks to getting it? Learn about sedation dentistry and what it can do for you, and speak to your dentist about your options regarding sedation dentistry.
6 April 2021
Dental fillings are one of the most common ways to treat cavities and typically take just several minutes to complete. Although fillings are not meant to last forever, you can take steps to extend their lifespan. Your lifestyle can play a big role in how long your fillings last. Here are a few ways to help your fillings last longer. Be Careful About the Foods You Eat When you have dental fillings, you have to be extra careful about the foods you put in your mouth.
7 January 2021
If you will have corrective jaw surgery soon, it is essential to know what to do after your surgery to assist with the recovery process. If you want to get back to talking and eating normally, it is important to take the recovery process seriously. With the proper preparation, you can assist and help your jaw correctly heal. 1. Get Lots of Rest First, you need to make sure that you allow yourself time to rest.
7 January 2021
Missing even just a few teeth can significantly impact your life. Without a full set of teeth, it can be more challenging to eat and talk. Luckily, if you have had to remove a few teeth, you can replace them with either a dental bridge or dentures. There are multiple types of dental bridges and dentures that you can use to replace your missing teeth. Dental Bridge Options The dental bridge is designed to bridge the gap in your mouth where you miss one armor tooth.
24 November 2020
If you regularly visit a family dentist, your dentist can help you find ways to prevent issues and fix problems before they develop into big issues. One thing that dentists often look for is signs of gum disease. If your dentist notices any signs of gum disease forming in your mouth, they might suggest going through a process called scaling and root planing. This process is common and helpful, and here are several things to expect if you must go through it.
1 October 2020
Although there are ways to replace your teeth, once your permanent teeth come in when you are a teenager, you are going to want to do what you can to keep your permanent teeth for the rest of your life. You can achieve that goal by treating your teeth right. Way #1: Use Toothpaste with Fluoride When you choose your toothpaste, check the ingredient list and make sure the toothpaste contains fluoride.
30 December 2019
If you have decayed enamel, your dentist might recommend that you get a crown (also called a "cap"). If you've never had a crown placed before, you might have some questions. Read on to learn more about dental crowns. What's the Difference Between Other Restorations and Crowns? If you just have a small amount of decay in a tooth, your dentist can drill it out and place a filling, like with composite or silver amalgam.