Surviving Your First Holiday Season With Braces
9 December 2015
Just when you think you're getting used to your braces, the holiday season rolls around and presents a whole new array of challenges. In order to ensure the holidays don't lead to an emergency visit to your orthodontist (or just a lot of pain) follow these tips for surviving your first holiday season with braces.
Bring one of your favorite, braces-friendly dishes to each holiday gathering.
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Three Unusual Causes Of Teeth Discoloration
18 November 2015
When it comes to teeth discoloration, the usual suspects include colored drinks, teeth decay, medicine, and aging. However, there are other causes of teeth staining you may not know about. Here are three examples of unusual causes of teeth staining:
Root Canal Treatment
The treatment involves removing the infected/inflamed pulp of the tooth. This is followed by careful cleaning and disinfection of the affected tissues, after which the tooth is sealed and restored.
Relief Recommendations For Unbearable Toothaches
29 October 2015
Are you experiencing a toothache? If so, there are some things you can do to get yourself some temporary relief. The important thing to remember is that pain is the way the human body signals that something is wrong. This is why you need to ensure that you go to see a dentist as soon as possible even if the pain is intermittent or appears to go away. The reason you need to go to the dentist is because a serious issue such as an abscess could be the culprit of your pain and left untreated an abscess could result in harmful bacteria entering your bloodstream or the loss of a tooth.
Three Advantages Of Implant-Supported Dentures Over Multiple Standard Implants
15 October 2015
If you're missing multiple teeth, you have a few options for replacing them. You could have them all replaced with individual implants -- or you could go for the more modern option of having them replaced by an implant-supported partial denture. This consists of a denture piece that includes crowns to replace the teeth you're missing, as well as several small implants to which the denture attaches. Implant-supported dentures are becoming more popular among those who are missing multiple teeth because they offer the following advantages when compared to having several individual implants placed: