Category: Dental

Explaining Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Cosmetic dental procedures can be an effective way to alter physical aspects of your smile you may be less than fond of including discolored, poorly shaped, cosmetically damaged teeth and more. Before undergoing a cosmetic procedure, you’ll need to consult extensively with your dental care provider to ensure that the cosmetic procedure you’re interested in […]

How to Take Care of Your Gums

When people hear the term “oral health,” they tend to think about white teeth and fresh breath. Equally critical to the health of your teeth, however, is the condition of your gums. Actively caring for your gums is just as essential as brushing your teeth twice per day, especially since gum disease is usually painless […]

Dental Anxiety

If you experience fear in any situation associated with dentistry, you may have dental anxiety. If you allow that fear to prevent you from receiving proper dental care, it can negatively affect your dental health—which can affect your overall health too! Although fear of dentists can be the result of previous experiences or self-conditioning, dental […]

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive to Cold?

Does consuming cold, hot, sweet, or acidic foods and beverages cause you pain? If so, you may be suffering from tooth sensitivity. Sometimes known as root sensitivity or dentin hypersensitivity, tooth sensitivity affects nearly 50 percent of the global population making it one of the most common complaints among dental patients. This condition may come […]

What Causes Teeth to Decay?

Tooth decay is the destruction of a tooth’s enamel— the hard, out layer. Often referred to as cavities or dental caries, tooth decay is a prevalent condition frequently seen in young adults and children. Let’s take a more in-depth look into tooth decay exploring its causes, treatment, and prevention. What Causes Tooth Decay? Hundreds of […]

What Causes Cavities?

To say dental cavities are commonplace is an understatement— roughly 90 percent of the population has at least one. Also known as dental caries, dental cavities are holes in your enamel and dentin, the two outer layers of your tooth that protect the pulp. The pulp of your tooth is the interior where there are […]

Types of Implants

Dental implants are artificial dental roots that are connected directly to your jaw bone. These implants are generally made from titanium and can be coated by certain substances to prolong their lifespan. There are many different types of dental implants, but modern types have a tron conic or cylindrical shapes to resemble the natural dental […]

What Are Dental Implants?

Introduction Dental implants are metal frames that are surgically placed underneath the gums inside the jaw. This frame then serves as a mounting point for replacement teeth. If you are considering a dental implant, there are many options at your disposal. Keep reading to learn more about dental implants and how they work.   What […]

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