Can A Tooth Naturally Decay Until It's Gone?
1 October 2018
You have a bad tooth in your mouth and you know there is no saving it with the help of a dentist. Whether you are trying to save money by avoiding an extraction or you are one of the estimated five to eight percent of people who avoid the dentist out of fear, you may be tempted to let nature take its course. However, a tooth will rarely decay and naturally fall out on its own without causing at least a few problems.
When Is Pain From A New Tooth Abnormal?
22 September 2018
Children typically experience some discomfort that can last for days when a new tooth is growing in. Most parents know to expect it, but in some cases your child can experience abnormal levels of pain because something is going wrong with the tooth pushing through their gums. Here are some signs that your child is in too much pain and some potential reasons why:
Unwillingness to Eat
If you know that your child has a tooth coming in and they've stopped being willing to eat as much, the tooth is likely to blame.
Crooked Teeth? Clear Dental Aligners May Be Right For You
26 August 2018
Everyone wants to have a bright, beautiful smile, with straight, pearly white teeth. Unfortunately, nature doesn't usually deliver that. When it comes to crooked teeth, genetics does play a role, but environmental factors, such as using a pacifier, can also contribute to teeth that aren't straight.
Thankfully, modern dentistry and continuing advances in technology can straighten a crooked smile, and it doesn't always require months and months of walking around with "
How To Make Sure Your Dental Implant Heals Correctly
26 July 2018
Putting in an implant is a surgical procedure that may involve cutting of tissue, removal of bone, etc. Once all the work is done, the site where the work was done will need time to heal. Healing of implants isn't guaranteed, unfortunately. In other cases, the implant may heal, but it may not do so correctly. This can cause swelling and discomfort, especially near the site of the implant.
Although there are factors that can't be controlled, e.