2022

Preparing Your Child for Their First Pediatric Dental Appointment

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If you are the parent of a young toddler, and you feel they are ready to have their very first appointment with a dentist, you likely have a few reservations about the procedures ahead. Here are a few steps to take before your child's appointment takes place. Take A Tour Of Prospective Facilities If you do not yet have a dental practice secured to schedule your child's appointment, it is a good idea to do a bit of research before you commit to a date.

24 August 2022

Full Mouth Dental Implants: An FAQ

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Dental implants are a popular, permanent solution for missing teeth. If you're considering a full-mouth dental implant, you may have questions about the process and what to expect. This article answers some of the most commonly asked questions about full-mouth dental implants.  A Brief Overview Dental implants are an excellent way to restore your smile after tooth loss. Other devices like dentures or bridges are placed on top of the gums.

15 June 2022

Life With Braces: Is It Normal For Your Teeth To Feel Loose?

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One of the pleasant things about braces treatment is the predictability of the process. Your orthodontist will determine the best alignment for your teeth, with the braces then working to achieve this alignment. You'll still see your orthodontist regularly to chart your progress and allow for any course corrections. But it's all quite comfortingly predictable. However, there can be parts of the process that you weren't expecting, throwing an element of unpredictability into the mix.

15 June 2022

Signs You Have An Issue With Your Recent Root Canal

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Will you be getting a root canal in the near future, and worried about the recovery process and if your root canal will fail? While a root canal failing is very rare, it will help to know some of the warning signs that you should return to your dentist because there is an issue with your root canal. Pain One problem that you may run into with your root canal is pain.

3 May 2022

How Can Peri-Implantitis Be Treated?

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If you are getting a dental implant, you should be aware of your risk for peri-implantitis. Peri-implantitis is an inflammatory infection caused by pathogens that are implicated in periodontal disease. These bacteria can destroy supportive oral tissues and cause the implant to fail if they aren't removed. Some people are more prone to peri-implantitis than others. For instance, if you have poorly controlled diabetes, poor oral hygiene, or smoking habit, you could be at risk for this complication.

28 March 2022

4 Instances When Your Dentist Might Recommend A Tooth Extraction

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Having a damaged or painful tooth is one of the most uncomfortable experiences and needs urgent fixing. Dentists will do everything possible to treat and save your damaged tooth but may sometimes recommend that you extract it. Below are some instances when the dentist might consider tooth extraction. 1. When You Have an Under-Gum Fracture When chewing food, your teeth absorb a lot of chewing impact that may cause minor cracks under your gum.

18 February 2022

Professional Teeth Cleaning When You Have Dental Crowns

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There's not all that much to remember when you have dental crowns. You, of course, have to remember to keep them clean—while not being too aggressive with your brushing habits. You'll want to avoid accidentally scratching the surface of the crown, whether that surface is porcelain, acrylic, or metal. Although it's going to sound a bit strange—what you always must remember is that you in fact have a dental crown.

6 January 2022