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Getting a tooth cavity is one of the most common dental problems. If left unchecked, cavities can grow and cause damage to your teeth. Untreated cavities may cause nerve infection, loss of teeth, discomfort, and abscess. …Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on March 19, 2019 at 8:54am — No Comments
Bad eating habits and choices cause discoloration and staining of teeth which may negatively affect your health and self-confidence. A professional teeth whitening procedure will help you get rid of stains and achieve a pearly white smile that will give you the confidence to smile, talk, and laugh without any…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on March 5, 2019 at 6:42am — No Comments
If you have a tooth cavity or decay for a long time and are experiencing severe pain at the site, especially when eating or putting pressure on the area, you may be suffering from root canal decay. Other symptoms of root canal decay include prolonged sensitivity to hot or cold stimuli, as well as tenderness or swelling in the gums surrounding the affected tooth.…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on February 14, 2019 at 3:34am — No Comments
There are different factors that can help you decide which treatment option would work best for reshaping your smile: Invisalign or traditional braces. The major ones include your age, the shape of your teeth, treatment duration and the degree of effectiveness, daily maintenance, cost, and your personal preference. In this blog, we’ll learn about the pros and cons of Invisalign and traditional braces. Keep reading!…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on January 31, 2019 at 4:13am — No Comments
If you’re experiencing pain or tenderness in your face, ear, jaw, or mouth area, and face difficulty in chewing, yawning and even talking, you may be suffering from the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder.
While the pain and discomfort associated with TMJ disorders (or TMD) are usually temporary, it can severely affect your day-to-day life and productivity. That’s why you should …Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on January 22, 2019 at 6:28am — No Comments
Your mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria that can spread to other areas of your body, including the lungs. This can lead to a variety of upper respiratory infections and may even make it possible for the infection to spread to the heart and other organs.
Poor oral hygiene allows bacteria to grow in the mouth unchecked. With every breath you take and each time you swallow, bacteria can travel through your body. If your immune system is compromised in any…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on November 20, 2018 at 1:14am — No Comments
Teenagers and adults often seek help from dentists for the removal or extraction of wisdom tooth. Normally, wisdom tooth do not cause any problems, but sometimes, the wisdom tooth will take up too much space which shifts other teeth around and causes pain.
Loss of sleep is common after the wisdom tooth removal due…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on September 26, 2018 at 2:37am — No Comments
Bad breath has many different causes. While morning breath is common for everyone, excessive bacteria, dry mouth, poor health, and certain medications can cause breath to become rather obnoxious. Brushing your teeth and an occasional rinse with an ADA-approved mouthwash will clear up your bad breath rather quickly. However, it is strongly recommended that you visit a dentist to find out what’s causing your bad breath.…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on September 18, 2018 at 6:53am — No Comments
When you are dealing with a toothache or simply trying to find the best dentist near you, you need a dental clinic with a positive reputation. You want reliable and compassionate staff you can count on time and time again to make sure your teeth are taken care of every time you make an…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on August 9, 2018 at 1:04am — No Comments
Having an impacted wisdom tooth can be extremely painful. The good part about wisdom tooth removal is that your mouth will heal rather quickly if you follow your dentist’s advice. You will be back to normal in just a few days if you follow your dentist’s recommendations properly.…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on July 26, 2018 at 3:03am — No Comments
When the enamel that covers your teeth is damaged or compromised in any way, it leads to tooth decay. As the decay progressively gets worse, cavities can occur. A cavity is a small hole or opening that leads into the center of your tooth. This can cause an infection or an abscess that damages the nerve inside the tooth, resulting in pain and discomfort. Toothaches and bleeding gums are just two signs that you may have a problem with tooth decay, cavity, or an…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on July 11, 2018 at 6:32am — No Comments
Tooth extraction is a simple process in most cases. Once the tooth has been pulled, your dentist will give you detailed instructions on how to care for the socket so you can better protect against infection and other complications.
Added by Allen Gotora on June 13, 2018 at 6:08am — No Comments
Six month braces will help you get a great smile without letting others know about your braces. As the name suggests, these clear braces will straighten your front teeth in just six months.
Faster Treatment: Treatment is usually completed in six months but for some patients, it can take less than six…
Added by Allen Gotora on May 24, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments
Whether you’re having braces or you’re considering orthodontic treatments, you should be aware of all the information that concerns straightening…Continue
Added by Allen Gotora on March 29, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
A recent study proposes that periodontal disease is a real and independent risk factor for oral cancer. If a periodontal disease is left untreated, it may cause your body to enter in an enhanced inflammatory state, which results in a less…Continue
Teenagers and adults often seek help from dentists for the removal or extraction of wisdom teeth. Normally, wisdom teeth do not cause any problems, but sometimes, the wisdom teeth will take up too much space which shifts other teeth around and causes pain.…Continue