Correcting Several Common Cosmetic Dental Problems

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Cosmetic dental work can be an option that may dramatically improve the quality of your smile and appearance. Patients that are not familiar with the numerous options for cosmetic dental procedures can find themselves at a disadvantage when they are attempting to decide on a treatment plan that will be able to meet their dental goals. Tooth Reconstructions Depending on the type of damage that your tooth has experienced, its physical shape may have changed or been compromised.

14 May 2021

3 Indicators That You Need Dental Implants

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Getting dental implants is the permanent alternative solution you can consider for removable dentures. These dental implants are medically fixed into your jawbones to serve as the roots of the missing teeth. They have titanium which helps them to fuse with your jawbone for a permanent fix. The dental implant procedure is also less cost-effective but might take a longer time to complete.  Not everyone knows what indicators should guide them into settling for dental implants.

1 April 2021

Preventative Dental Care Most Patients Can Benefit From

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Most people go to the dentist when they have an oral health problem, such as a painful tooth or red gums. And indeed, a big part of a dentist's job is to diagnose and fix problems like these. However, dentists also offer preventative services, which are services intended to keep the teeth health and prevent longer-term issues. These are some of the key preventative care services most patients can benefit from.

19 February 2021

5 Dental Care Services To Expect From Your Dentist

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Dentists are tooth care specialists. They can offer preventative, diagnostic, and restorative services to patients. You should see your dentist at least twice a year to receive the dental care you need. These are five dental care services that you can expect from your dentist: 1. Professional Cleaning Hopefully, you clean your teeth at home every day. However, professional dental cleanings can offer a deeper level of cleanliness than you can manage on your own.

4 January 2021

How Does An Onlay Differ From A Crown?

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When you damage a tooth, extraction isn't the only option. Cosmetic dentistry offers two ways of restoring a badly damaged tooth: onlays and crowns. While these two types of restoration are similar in how they restore a tooth, there are several notable differences between the two cosmetic treatments. Onlays Only Cover Part of a Tooth A dental crown covers the entirety of a damaged tooth. Essentially, the crown takes over the role of the tooth, while the tooth itself merely provides support from underneath the crown.

5 November 2020

What Kind Of Treatment Is Best For A Fractured Tooth?

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If you fracture your arm, you would head straight to the ER, wouldn't you? If you fracture your tooth, you need immediate emergency dental care for the best chance of saving the tooth. There are a number of different treatment methods, but it depends on how seriously your tooth is fractured. Mild Fractures A chipped tooth isn't all that severe, but it still needs prompt treatment. Your dentist will assess the amount of tooth that has been lost, but in most cases, it can be quickly fixed using dental bonding.

13 October 2020

Clear Plastic Aligners And How They Work

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If you have crooked teeth and would like to transform the look of your smile in less than 12 months, you may be considering a cosmetic dental application like invisalign. However, many cosmetic dental services, such as veneers, do not directly address misaligned teeth. Veneers may be used to cover the teeth that have a minor misalignment, but they do not reposition the teeth.  To move the teeth into a straight alignment, an orthodontic application is needed.

13 December 2019

How Eating Starches Effects Your Oral Health

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There are a lot of great foods you can eat to keep your teeth healthy, but there are also a lot of foods that are not good for teeth. One category of food that is not good for your teeth is starchy foods. Starchy foods can have negative effects on your teeth—here are several things to understand about starchy foods and the effects they can have on your teeth. What are starchy foods?

14 November 2019

How To Help A Non-English Speaking Child Feel Comfortable At The Dentist

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Most children are apprehensive about going to the dentist, even though they can understand the people who are speaking around them. If you are the caretaker of a non-English speaking child, dental visits can be even more complicated. The last thing you should do is avoid taking your child to the dentist because you do not know how they will react to what they do not understand. There are several ways you can ease the situation in spite of their dental fears and lack of being able to understand the local language.

13 October 2019

Need A Root Canal? What You Should Know

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While good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist for checkups and cleanings can prevent a host of dental issues, sometimes more extensive dental care is required. In the case of an injured tooth or a tooth with a deep cavity, a root canal may be needed. Root canals are typically required when there is a bacterial infection deep within the tooth root. If you need a root canal, there are a few things that you should know.

19 August 2019