Reasons Why Your Teeth Could Shift After Your Orthodontic Treatment Is Complete
26 February 2021
If you have had your misalignment treated with braces, you may not have considered that your teeth could possibly shift after the orthodontic treatment is complete. This shifting, which can be prevented by wearing a retainer, may occur for a number of reasons. Here are a few of them.
People who grind their teeth may experience multiple oral changes. Not only does the grinding wear away the tooth material, but it can also apply a significant amount of pressure to the teeth.
5 Common Issues Dentists Treat In Seniors
13 January 2021
It is common knowledge that the elderly are at risk of certain health conditions, like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Some, however, may not be aware that seniors also have a higher risk of developing oral health issues than their younger counterparts.
Here are a few common issues dentists treat in seniors.
Although gum disease can affect adults of all ages, dentists seem to diagnose it more frequently in elderly people.
How Excessive Stomach Acid Affects Dental Health
20 October 2020
General dentistry practices often see patients who suffer from acid reflux disease, which can cause excess stomach acid to rise into the throat and sometimes into the oral cavity. If not well-managed, excessive stomach acid can cause problems with your teeth and gums. Here are some oral manifestations of acid reflux disease that your dentist may discover during your examination and what can be done about them.
Dental Enamel Erosion
Everything You Need To Know About Tooth Decay And Pediatric Dentistry
20 October 2020
According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), tooth decay is the "#1 chronic disease among children", but is 100 percent preventable. Seeing a pediatric dentist can help put your child on the right track. Here's what you need to know.
What does a pediatric dentist do?
A pediatric dentist is a dentist who specializes in treating patients under the age of 18. They are trained to understand the stages of development that a child's mouth, teeth, gums, and jaw go through as infants, children, and teens.