Planning To Get Dental Implants? What To Expect During Recovery

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Dental implants can be life-changing. If you are going from teeth that are in poor health to brand new dental implants, you have to understand how the process works. One of the biggest concerns you may have about dental implant surgery is the recovery process. Keep in mind that the recovery period is important and proper care will help ensure a successful outcome. The following are some things you can expect to experience after getting your dental implants:

29 December 2021

What You Should Know About Tooth Extractions

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A tooth extraction is usually a quick procedure in which a tooth is removed. There are many reasons for a tooth extraction. In some cases, a tooth is removed to allow more room in the mouth for other permanent teeth to come in. Removing a tooth in this instance can help prevent overcrowding, which can cause the teeth to come in crooked. Severe tooth infections, facial injuries, or periodontal disease are other reasons for a tooth extraction.

15 November 2021

Misalignment: What You Need To Know About An Underbite

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Do your lower teeth seem to stick out more than your top teeth? if so, your bite may be misaligned. This misalignment is known as an underbite. You may think you have a more pronounced jaw or a larger chin, but the issue is purely dental. The following are some things you need to know if you have an underbite: Is an Underbite Just About Looks? You may not have dealt with your underbite because you think it will only change how you look.

7 October 2021

4 Benefits You Are Likely To Enjoy When You Choose Dental Braces

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Misaligned and crooked teeth can greatly affect your self-esteem. Thankfully, dentistry has formulated teeth aligning tools, commonly known as braces, to help adults and children align their teeth and restore their smiles. If you have been thinking about getting braces, here are some top benefits to get you on board. 1. Improve Your Overall Dental Health Crooked teeth are notorious for creating extremely tiny spaces between teeth that make it hard for you to floss and brush properly.

26 August 2021

3 Reasons Why You May Need A Root Canal

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A tooth that is badly decayed or infected doesn't always have to be extracted. With the help of a root canal, such a tooth can be repaired and saved for normal functioning. However, not all teeth need a root canal procedure. During a root canal procedure, your dentist will remove all the bacteria and decay in your tooth pulp, nerve, and root, apply some disinfectant, fill and cover the area to prevent the tooth from decaying again.

19 July 2021

Between Braces And Invisalign? What To Know About These Two Treatments

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Are you considering braces to make adjustments to how your teeth are aligned? Still on the fence between whether you should get traditional braces or Invisalign? If so, it will help to know the following things about them, so you can make a more informed decision. Braces  One thing you'll notice about traditional braces is that they are cheaper than getting an Invisalign treatment performed. Traditional braces have been around a long time, and every orthodontist is capable of handling your braces treatment to correct your teeth.

7 June 2021

When You Only Have A Few Troublesome Teeth That Need Alignment

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Many people associate orthodontic treatment with having a full set of dental braces, but it should also be remembered that an orthodontist can assist with a wide variety of minor issues. Sometimes it might be that you want a small adjustment to the way your teeth look when you smile — so minor in fact, that the only teeth you may feel need modification are your four upper incisors, as these are the teeth that are most prominent when you smile.

11 March 2021

When There Isn't Enough Space In Your Mouth For Dental Braces

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There are certain conditions that must be met before orthodontic treatment can begin. In the case of severely overcrowded teeth that are to be corrected with dental braces, it can be that more space must be created before your orthodontics will have a chance of success. But how exactly is this space created? Individual Teeth In cases where overcrowding is problematic but doesn't require anything too invasive, individual teeth can be reduced in size to create space for the repositioning of your overall bite.

11 March 2021

Concerned About Dental Caries? 3 Things To Discuss With Your Family Dentist

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Whether referred to as dental caries, cavities, or tooth decay, damage to the enamel surfaces of your family's teeth is a dental health concern for every parent. In addition to the discomfort and cost required to help correct the damage, tooth decay has also been found to be a factor in the development of serious health issues, including heart disease.  Since it is preferable to prevent tooth decay, when possible, here are some dental health topics parents may want to discuss with their family dentist.

29 January 2021