Before dental crowns, dentists had very few options, including tooth extraction. With the invention of dental crowns, patients can now keep their teeth. The crowns serve several purposes. They are commonly used to protect weak or damaged teeth, cover discolored teeth, hold a dental bridge in place, or cover dental implants. The dentist creates an impression and fixes it on the affected tooth to restore normal functioning or enhance aesthetics. If you are curious to find out whether a dental crown could work for you, read more below.
16 March 2021
Some of your teeth have an association of sorts with the animal world. After all, you have maxillary canine teeth and mandibular canine teeth, just like everyone else. But why would your dentist say that you also have bull's teeth? This is a dental condition that can affect your molars and is known as taurodontism (from the Latin for bull). But how does it actually affect you? Your Dental X-Rays
29 January 2021
If you are looking to create a more attractive smile, you may want to visit a cosmetic dentist. There are plenty of ways that cosmetic dentistry can improve the appearance of your teeth and gums. There are more cosmetic dental procedures than ever to choose from, and there's a good chance that there's a procedure out there that will address what you do not like about your smile. Here are three things that you should know about cosmetic dentistry.
17 December 2020
Fluoride has been somewhat controversial for some time with some warning of its dangers and others warning of tooth decay when not used. With fluoride appearing in everything from drinking water to commonly-used dental products, some may be concerned about the use of this substance and wonder why it is necessary. To help you sort things out and get the facts straight, read the below information about this substance and decide for yourself.
5 November 2020
Soft teeth is a term dentists use to describe teeth that have weak enamel. If you have soft teeth, you will be more likely to experience decay as well as tooth trauma like chipping. You may also have teeth that are more sensitive to hot and cold, which can cause some discomfort. The following can help you better understand this condition. Common Causes Soft teeth typically occur during tooth development. Childhood illnesses, malnutrition, trauma, tooth infections, and poor fluoridation are the most common causes.
7 October 2020
If you want a quick improvement in your appearance, teeth whitening is ideal. Teeth whitening makes use of a peroxide solution to lift stains from the surface of your teeth. The level of lightening will depend on the type and the concentration of peroxide used. This type of dental procedure can lead to impressive results. If you want whiter teeth, here are three things that you need to know before you undergo a teeth whitening treatment.
2 October 2020
After you have your consultation and are determined to be a candidate for Invisalign, your orthodontist will send you home with a set of trays and instructions to change them at a specific interval. If you want your teeth to become straight and beautiful, you will need to carefully stick to this change interval. Therefore, your Invisalign trays need to last. Here are some ways to keep them clean and in good shape throughout that one to two-week wear period.
29 September 2020