2021

Shark Teeth In Children: What Should Parents Do?

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Sometimes you might be a little envious of what animals can do. Wouldn't it be great to be able to fly like a bird? How awesome would it be to sleep all day like a koala? Or to have multiple rows of teeth like a shark? Many sharks have multiple rows of teeth, generally all with shallow roots, and if a tooth is damaged or lost, there are numerous teeth waiting to take over.

27 September 2021

What To Expect During Oral Appliance Therapy

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Sleep apnea is an illness that causes people to get a poor night's sleep. People with this condition sometimes stop breathing while they sleep due to their airways collapsing. Sleep apnea can be dangerous if it's not treated. Fortunately, your dentist can help you get the treatment you need. Oral appliance therapy is an inexpensive sleep apnea treatment that is easy for patients to maintain. Here are some things that oral appliance therapy patients can expect during treatment:

18 August 2021

Benefits Of A Dental Implant

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A dental implant is often the preferred option to replace a missing tooth. The implant, which doesn't just rest in the mouth at the gum line, is actually inserted through the gingival tissues into the jawbone. During the months following the placement of an implant, the device integrates with the tissues of the jawbone, causing it to be fixed in position.  The connection that results from the osseointegration of the implant is so secure that the device can withstand a similar amount of bite pressure to a natural tooth root.

8 July 2021

How Dental Braces Can Affect Your Calorie Intake

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If you think about it, there's a clear link between the state of your teeth and your calorie intake. If someone has damaged (or even missing) teeth, this greatly influences the types of food that they can safely consume. It's the same with braces, and many people will find that their diet changes once those braces have been installed, even when this wasn't an entirely conscious decision. But are these changes anything to be concerned about?

26 May 2021

How Long Does A Root Canal Actually Last?

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If you've recently undergone a root canal, you might be wondering — how long will it actually last? It's a valid question, although there's no real definitive answer. The good news is that a root canal is designed to be a lasting solution for a problematic tooth, and for most people, root canal treatment can offer a permanent fix. The Dental Pulp The severity of the infection of the dental pulp (the nerve located in each tooth) plays a role in the long-lasting success of your root canal.

16 April 2021

5 Reasons to Start Flossing Daily

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If you brush your teeth every day but only floss every once in a while, you're not alone. However, it is important to incorporate flossing into your daily routine right now. It only takes a couple of minutes and can drastically improve your oral health. Here are some of the benefits of flossing between your teeth on a daily basis. Clean the Small Spaces Between Your Teeth No matter how hard you try, you can't remove the food particles and plaque between your teeth with just a toothbrush.

26 February 2021

Choosing A Children's Dentistry Office For Your Child Has Long-Term Benefits

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If you have a child, you likely want to know whether a family dentist or pediatric dentist is right for their needs. There are a few differences between the two. Knowing what to take into consideration will help you determine the best professional for your child's needs. The following points will help you to understand why you would likely appreciate a children's dentistry office experience for your child. Reduced Anxiety

22 January 2021