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Dental health is important and that’s why it’s critical to maintain good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly. But even with utmost dental care, sometimes we just can’t avoid tooth decay among other periodontal diseases. According to dental research, 74% of Americans have some form of periodontal diseases. Another study shows that tooth decay is the leading chronic disease of not just adults, but also children in America.
The good news is that are many dental treatments for various dental conditions. Dental filling is one of the treatments that has helped many people treat cavities and restore their teeth functionality. When a tooth is damaged or starts to decay, it (more…)
Although a number of significant improvements have been made in dental care and technology, millions of Americans still suffer from tooth decay, loss, and oral disease such as gingivitis and periodontal disease. In the past, these conditions were best treated with tooth extraction followed by the placement of bridges or dentures to restore the appearance of missing teeth. Today however, partial and full dental implants are often used for both aesthetic and clinical reasons.
What are full dental implants?
Full dental implants are artificial replacement tooth roots typically made out of titanium, a biocompatible material that is easily accepted by the body. They provide a strong, solid foundation for both permanent and removable replacement teeth such as crowns or bridges. Si (more…)
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Anyone who has had any kind of general dentistry knows that certain food, like candy, is bad for your teeth and for the teeth of your family. Kids dentists have done a great job in recent years of raising awareness about how what goes in bottles and what kids eat has a powerful effect on [...]
Your 17 year old daughter has a love hate relationship with her invisible aligners. She loves how they are quickly repositioning her teeth into the healthy smile that she desperately wants, she hates that she has to wear them at all. After nearly two years in traditional braces, she failed to follow through with the [...]
Many people feel self conscious about the look of their teeth. Statistics show that 32% of people surveyed reported being concerned by how their teeth looked. One cause for this can be if you’ve recently suffered damage to your tooth. Considering that, it’s important to know the three possible outcomes of direct trauma to the [...]