Four Subtle Signs You May Be Developing Tooth Decay
24 February 2017
There's a common misconception that if you're developing tooth decay, you'll see a brown or black spot on your tooth. But tooth decay does not always cause obvious discoloration, and even when it does, the spots can sometimes be hidden between your teeth or along the tongue side where you can't see them easily. To ensure tooth decay is caught early, it's important that you're aware of these more subtle signs of tooth decay.
5 Tips for Feeling Better After a Tooth Extraction
27 January 2017
One of the more challenging times in life may be getting a tooth extracted. However, this may be necessary to get rid of any unwanted pain you're having and to start feeling better as quickly as you can. There are certain things you should do after having this done and things you will need to avoid. Being aware of tips that can be helpful to you once you leave the dental office after this procedure is ideal.
Potential Dental Treatments For An Infected Second Molar With Pulp Damage
4 January 2017
The second molar teeth are located just in front of the wisdom tooth's spot. The second molars are the last grinding force that can make food small enough to swallow. An infected second molar can cause pain while chewing and cause that pain to radiate through the back of your mouth, which can cause you to think the problem is the wisdom tooth if it has yet to erupt.
An infected second molar that isn't treated can lead to damage in the pulp, or the material that carries blood, tissue, and nerve cells throughout the tooth to promote growth and health.
What To Expect During Your First Week With Dental Braces
27 December 2016
If you are apprehensive about getting your new set of braces installed on your teeth later this week, then you are not alone. Teenagers everywhere have been in your same situation previously and all have lived to tell the tale! Thankfully, since dental braces have been used to correct smiles for many decades, there is a lot of information available about how your new braces will feel during the week after they are installed.