Why Replace Missing Teeth?
28 September 2021
Unlike baby teeth, losing an adult tooth is not a welcome or celebrated experience. There is no Tooth Fairy visit when a permanent tooth is lost. More importantly, there is no replacement tooth waiting to grow back in its place. This can create some problems – including those that go beyond the aesthetic concerns of having a gapped smile.
The Dangers of Sleeping in Your Dentures
24 August 2021
You wear your removable dentures throughout the entire day, what’s the harm in just leaving them in while you sleep? The truth is, your mouth needs a break from your prosthetic teeth and your nighttime sleep is the perfect chance to give that. Whether you have partial or full dentures, removing your dentures for at least five to six hours per day is the healthy habit for your oral health and body health.
When is the Right Time to Remove Wisdom Teeth?
27 July 2021
Wisdom teeth removal is a familiar procedure. In fact, it is so common that many people consider wisdom teeth extraction as a type of ‘right of passage’ into adulthood. This is due to the fact that this procedure is often performed around the age of 15-25. However, every mouth is different. You can’t always rely on your age to determine when and if you should have these back molars removed.
Signs You May Need Root Canal Therapy
21 June 2021
Are you avoiding the dentist because you are afraid you’ll need a root canal? You may want to reconsider. Not only are you setting yourself up for worsening pain, but you may lose your tooth if it’s badly infected. Root canal therapy is one of the most effective and time-tested procedures in dentistry.
Signs Your Dental Crown Needs Replacement
17 May 2021
A dental crown is one of the most effective and time-tested treatments in dentistry. A crown is meant to restore a tooth that is too weak or damaged to be repaired with a dental filling but not compromised enough to be extracted and replaced. Crowns cover all visible surfaces of the affected tooth to help it regain both functionality and aesthetics.
Solving Sensitive Teeth
20 April 2021
Do you avoid ice cream, soup or coffee due to sensitive teeth? Teeth sensitivity is often described as wincing or sharp tooth pain that happens after coming in contact with hot or cold temperatures. While sensitive teeth are common and not always cause for concern, it should still be investigated.