2 Tips to Keep Your Cantilever Bridge Free of Bacteria Buildup
2 November 2016
If you have lost teeth due to tooth decay, then maintaining your oral hygiene while wearing a cantilever bridge is even more important. The bridge makes it more difficult to access the areas that are between your teeth and the bridge. This makes it easy for bacteria to develop along these areas if you are not careful with your oral care. Often these bacteria may only be detected after the tooth has been infected.
Ouch! 3 Tips To Reduce Toothache Pain Until You Can Get To The Dentist
14 October 2016
Dental problems can cause some serious pain, especially if you've got an infection in one of your teeth. With quick treatment from the dentist, the infection can be cared for and the pain can be alleviated. Unfortunately, dental pain doesn't always come on when the dentist is available. If you've developed a toothache, and you've got no way to get to the dentist, you need quick relief from the pain. Luckily, pain relief is as close as your kitchen.
3 Reasons Your Wisdom Tooth May Need To Be Removed For Your Oral Health
28 September 2016
Even if your dentist has prescribed the extraction of your wisdom tooth, you may still want to put off scheduling the appointment. After all, who wants to have a tooth extracted? Nevertheless, the removal of a wisdom tooth is sometimes necessary in order to protect your oral health. Here are a few reasons why:
Your wisdom teeth can start to shift the other teeth in your mouth.
If your wisdom tooth is not growing in a straight vertical pattern, it can cause adjacent teeth to move out place.
2 Tips To Protect Your Amalgam Fillings From Fracturing
8 September 2016
Amalgam fillings are often used on a regular basis because they are more affordable than getting other filling materials. In addition, amalgam fillings tend to last for over a decade with very little issues. However, amalgam fillings are more susceptible to causing your tooth to fracture. The fractures occur because a large amount of your tooth needs to be removed in order to make room for your new dental filling. This can cause your tooth to weaken under certain conditions.