Do you have pain in your smile? If you have a tooth that hurts, there’s a chance that you have an oral health problem that requires treatment. Ignoring the pain means you could allow the issue to grow worse and threaten the health and stability of your smile. Let’s look at the common causes of toothaches.
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 49,000 people are diagnosed with the disease every year. Of that number, half will succumb to the disease within just five years. The high mortality rate is due to the fact that most cases are not diagnosed until the later stages. However, we can identify the issue in the early stages with a routine oral cancer screening.
If you have a missing tooth, then you may feel embarrassed about the state of your smile. However, we can help with a lifelike tooth replacement option. A dental bridge can fix your missing tooth and help prevent complications that can arise due to tooth loss.
When a tooth needs serious repair, then you need restorations. To address both cosmetic and restorative concerns, we may recommend a lifelike dental crown. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at five facts about the creation and placement of dental crowns.
Even if you have high risk factors or developing gum disease, you can take steps to safeguard your smile. We’re looking at a few causes of periodontal problems, as well as potential solutions. To find out what you can do keep your smile gum disease free, try today’s quiz!
Did you know we have an incredibly thin restoration that can completely change the appearance of your smile in as little as two visits? In today’s blog, we would like to take a look at veneers, which can help you transform your smile in 2018.
In the past, having a cavity meant receiving a metal restoration. Now, we can offer patients a natural looking alternative. What is a composite dental filling and how do they differ from the metal ones? What does placement involve?
What resolutions have you made for 2018? We wish you luck with your resolutions, but also ask that you consider focusing on your smile as well. With a few minor changes to your daily routines, you can take great strides towards enjoying a healthier and more attractive smile.
Cavities impact patients of all ages. In fact, only between 1% and 2% of the population are actually immune to dental caries. What can you do to protect your smile and avoid tooth decay? In today’s blog, we’re going to use a fun quiz to explain what steps you can take to safeguard your smile against cavities.
Is a root canal something you should be concerned about? The problems that make root canals necessary are certainly worth worrying over. This procedure is provided for patients who are suffering internal tooth troubles. When you experience internal problems, your tooth’s living tissue is jeopardized, which puts you at risk of experiencing irreversible damage, and losing that tooth. During a root canal, your dentist can remove infected tissue, re-seal your pulp, and place a dental crown that will keep your tooth safe. This may not be anyone’s idea of a “pleasant” day in the dentist’s office, but it can be performed with an emphasis on patient comfort, and it offers vital protection that can save you from serious oral health consequences. (more…)