Bad Teeth? The Culprit Might Be in Your Medicine Cabinet
4 August 2015
A lot of the substances that you put in your mouth can actually damage your teeth over time. For instance, coffee can stain your teeth and turn them yellow. Smoking and chewing tobacco can cause severe damage to teeth as can certain types of acidic foods. Even seemingly benign substances can damage your teeth. For example, did you know that some of the medications your doctor prescribes can cause gum disease and tooth decay?
Dental Treatments For Unusual Root Canal Problems
20 July 2015
The root canal is an essential structure traveling through the center of the tooth. Pulp material inside the canal carries blood cells, tissue, and nerves through the tooth and out into the underlying gums to keep the tooth and soft tissue alive. Damage to the canal and/or pulp can put the life of the tooth at risk.
Typically, a simple root canal procedure is enough to fix the issue. Your dentist will access the canal, clean out the damage, and seal everything shut.
Answering Two Important Questions About Oral Healthcare
25 June 2015
Many people have a less than stellar understanding of dental health topics, and this can make it difficult for them to make smart choices when it comes to caring for their teeth. In particular, it is common for individuals to believe some of the rampant myths that surround dental hygiene and healthcare. Fortunately, you may be able to strengthen your understanding about dental health care by learning the realities behind the following two misconceptions.
Looking For A Quick Transformation Of Your Smile? Try Dental Bonding
10 June 2015
Looking to improve your smile on a budget or in a short time frame? Dental bonding might be just what the dentist ordered. Repairing damaged teeth with dental bonding is a growing alternative to many restorative procedures.
What is Dental Bonding?
Dental bonding is a procedure involving an appropriately-colored composite resin applied to the visible portion of a tooth (or teeth) to improve its appearance or protect the tooth. The resin, which is a tough plastic material that can be molded and shaped as needed, is hardened in place using an ultraviolet light or laser.