Despite what their name insinuates, the last thing that your wisdom teeth are going to give you is wisdom. In fact, these hidden wisdom teeth may only give you shifting teeth and a whole host of other dental problems. So, what if your dentist finds out that you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? Well, they will usually remove them under general anesthesia. Then, once you are sedated, they will make some small incisions into the gums in the back of the mouth, remove the wisdom teeth, and then stitch you up.
23 April 2019
It's important for you to feel confident and comfortable with the way that your teeth and smile look. If you have teeth that you consider to be too long, it can get in the way of you accomplishing that. The good news is that cosmetic dentists are able to help with this issue. Here's what you should know about making your teeth look smaller. Why Shaving Isn't a Good Idea
27 March 2019
One concern you may have about your kid's oral health is how to prevent them from getting cavities. Even baby teeth have the risk of getting cavities, and having to get a dental filling is an experience you'd rather your child not go through at such a young age. These tips will help prevent your kid from getting cavities in the baby teeth or adult teeth. Drink More Water While it is quite obvious that every kid needs to drink water to remain healthy, you may not be aware of the effect it has on oral health and cavity prevention.
21 February 2019
If you are going to see your dentist soon and you think you may need some work done, you should educate yourself on common dental procedures that your dentist may recommend. If you think you might need a crown, learn as much as you can about dental crowns. Here is some information on crowns for you to keep in mind: Crowns go over your tooth A crown is made to fit over your tooth.
29 January 2019
Some people only get one dental implant to help with replacing a tooth that might have been lost. However, some people can benefit from getting multiple dental implants. These are a few examples of situations in which people can truly benefit from talking to their dental care professional about having multiple dental implants put in. 1. Recovering Drug Addicts If you are recovering from a drug addiction, you might be doing everything that you can to pick up the pieces of your life and to straighten things out again.
1 January 2019
Tooth pain from a broken tooth or onset of a tooth abscess never comes at a convenient time, and requires you to take action as soon as possible so you can relieve the pain and get back to your normal life. Here are some tips and steps to help you get through this process to fix your tooth with the least frustration and discomfort. Check Your Insurance When you have tooth pain, one of the first things you will want to do is to check your dental benefits that you have through a private insurance plan or with your employer.
30 November 2018
The last thing that you want to have to deal with during the holiday season is a mouth full of cavities. But with so many delicious candies and baked goods to eat, it can be harder now than ever to avoid cavities. To help you stay out of your dentist's chair this holiday season, we have created a list of a few things that you can do. Are you ready to learn a little bit more?
1 November 2018
Being informed enough to respond to dental situations and problems is vital for keeping your teeth healthy and beautiful throughout your adult life. While dental health care can be a vital part of having a high quality of life, patients will often have failed to take the time to research some of the myths that are commonly shared about dental emergencies. Myth: Dental Problems Can Always Wait To Be Treated
5 October 2018
Braces provide a relatively safe and efficient way to straighten the teeth. There are multiple types of braces, but each typically includes an archwire, brackets, and a method of attaching the brackets to the wire. The archwire of traditional braces is attached to the brackets using elastic bands. However, for braces that include self-ligating brackets, the archwire is simply fed through the tiny holes in the brackets. The brackets of traditional and self-ligating braces can be constructed of a metal or ceramic material, depending on the aesthetic desires of the patient.
9 September 2018
If you're both a smoker and drink alcohol, you have a higher risk of developing oral and pharyngeal cancer. In fact, the risk is 300 times greater. Here is what you should know about this potentially fatal disease. What Is Oral And Pharyngeal Cancer? Oral cancer is a cancer that occurs anywhere in the mouth, including the pharynx. The pharynx is the back of your throat, the tonsils, and the back part of your tongue where it attaches.
19 August 2018