Going to the dentist isn't any fun, but it is one of those things that just has to be done. For years, I fought the process and didn't go for my regular cleanings and in the end, it sure didn't pay to do so. I ended up spending ten times as much time in the chair and a boat-load of money in dental repairs. If you don't like going to the dentist, you can make it easier on yourself. This blog will show you a few tips that can help you improve the experience and get through the treatment without as much discomfort.
25 August 2023
Dental crowns are strong and robust. They typically last for years. However, crowns can sometimes have problems or get damaged. Read on to learn about some common signs that you have a problem with a dental crown. 1. Your Crown Is Loose Crowns sometimes feel loose. This can be due to age—if a crown's adhesive starts to lose its hold, then the crown won't be firmly fixed in place. Crowns can also come loose if you have an accident that dislodges the tooth, say if a ball hits you in the face when you are playing a sport.
18 July 2023
The size and shape of your gums will continue to change after receiving your dentures. While the most notable changes will take place in the months after having your natural teeth extracted, these changes can continue to occur throughout your life as a result of the aging process and as a result of simply using your dentures. These changes can cause your dentures to not fit properly. Getting your dentures relined helps to ensure a proper fit so that you can continue to use the same set of dentures rather than having a new set made.
8 June 2023
Exposed tooth nerves can cause sensitivity when eating or drinking, and they can also cause severe throbbing toothaches. Because these symptoms can mimic other dental conditions, you will need to see your dentist for a comprehensive examination to determine the exact cause. If your dental examination reveals the presence of exposed tooth nerves, your dentist will develop a treatment plan for you. Here are some causes and dental care treatment options for exposed tooth nerves.
28 April 2023
If you've recently taken your child to see a pediatric dentist for the first time, then you might not expect them to need any treatment at this early age. However, your dentist might recommend that your child has fluoride varnish treatments. If this is your first child, or if your older children haven't had varnishes, then you won't know much about this process. Read on to learn more. 1. Fluoride Varnishes Protect Your Child's Teeth
23 March 2023
As part of root canal treatment, a tooth's center is essentially hollowed out. This center contains the tooth's nerve, housed in the pulp chamber. The infection of this nerve has triggered a lot of pain, and it has the potential to spread, which is why the infected nerve will be removed. Post-treatment, the tooth will be sealed with a filling. What does it mean when that filling breaks weeks, months, or even years down the line?