2018

  • Four Worries You Might Have Before Teeth Whitening


    Having your teeth whitened at the dental office is exciting! You probably cannot wait to have the bright, white smile you've always craved. However, if you are like most people, you probably have a few concerns. Here is a look at four common worries people have before teeth whitening -- and some calming thoughts to dissuade those worries. Worry: Teeth whitening will make your teeth sensitive. Sensitivity is the most common side effect of tooth whitening.
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  • Diastema: Causes And Effects


    Diastema is a dental anomaly where the gap between two adjacent teeth is wider than normal. Such abnormally large gaps can be caused by different things, and they can also affect different areas of your life. Causes  Jaw-Bone Teeth Mismatch Congenital defects are some of the reasons people have gaps between their teeth. For example, your teeth may come up with sizable gaps between them if your teeth are not properly proportioned, and your teeth are too small for your jawbone (or your jawbone is too big for your teeth).
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  • What To Expect When Getting Dental Implants


    If you've been struggling with your smile, you may be considering dental implants. Many people get this type of procedure when they're unable to use their natural tooth but want to eat and chew normally. Dental implants are a normal procedure that a dentist can offer. While it's normal to have some fears about this new experience, there is no need to worry as you'll be in good hands with a trained professional.
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  • 3 Tips To Prevent A Dry Socket After An Extraction


    You may be surprised to learn a tooth extraction is a type of surgical procedure because one or more small incisions need to be made. As with any procedure, there are risks involved. One of the most common issues that people face after an extraction is a dry socket. Dry sockets occur if a blood clot does not properly form over the incision site after an extraction. The clot may never form, or the clot may dissolve or dislodge the tooth socket, increasing the risk of food and bacteria infecting the underlying roots and nerves.
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  • Understanding Dental Implants


    A dental implant is a special prosthetic device that is installed in the bone of the jaw to replace the root of a lost tooth. The root of a tooth holds it in position within the mouth. Thus, once a single tooth is replaced using an implant-based restoration, the prosthetic tooth can function like a natural one. Here is some additional information about dental implants to help you better understand them.
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  • What Happens When You Have A Chipped Tooth?


    While chipping a tooth may feel like a big deal when it happens, the truth is that there are several ways to remedy the situation. Unfortunately, adults and children both chip their teeth regularly, so it is certainly not an embarrassing situation. Chipped teeth result from a number of situations, ranging from sports injuries to biting into a hard piece of food. You could trip over something and hit your tooth on the ground, for example.
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