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Is It Time To Take Your Baby To The Pediatric Dental Office?

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If you have a baby and they are getting older, it may be time to take them to the pediatric dental office. This is an office that specifically works with patients who are under the age of 18, including babies. As soon as your child starts to get their first tooth, and sometimes even before this, they should be going to the pediatric dentistry office to see how their oral health is coming along.

8 November 2022

Replacing An Irreversibly Cracked Front Tooth

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When a vertical crack in a tooth extends from the tooth's visible surface (known as its crown) down to beneath the gum line, there's little hope for the tooth. Once the crack encompasses the tooth's entire length and has reached its subgingival supporting structures, the tooth generally can't be saved. This isn't a dentist prematurely giving up but is a realistic assessment of the tooth's chances, which can save you from the distress of undergoing intensive treatment that has a low chance of success.

6 October 2022

Do You Need Invisalign Attachments?

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If you are interested in getting Invisalign but have a more complex case, your dentist might recommend Invisalign with attachments. Invisalign attachments are made from clear resins and are directly bonded to the teeth. Take a look at why these attachments may be needed and what you can expect during treatment.  What Is Their Purpose? Sometimes a tooth is rotated too much or shaped in such a way that the aligner cannot apply the right amount of pressure to move it.

31 August 2022

Why Seniors Could Benefit From Wisdom Tooth Removal

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Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are often removed in young adulthood if these teeth are impacted, showing signs of infection, or crowding/damaging adjacent teeth. While it's less common for seniors to undergo a wisdom teeth extraction, there are cases where it may be a good idea. One Dentistry IQ article reported that over 40% of adults who've never had their wisdom teeth removed tended to develop decay, gum disease, or infection by the time they were forty-five.

27 July 2022

Factors To Consider When Choosing An Emergency Dentist

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Dental emergencies are easy to handle when you partner with a professional dentist. Professional dentists can recommend the best treatment options for good oral health and offer psychological support. Here are a few factors you should consider to choose the best emergency dental services. Availability Dental emergencies can occur at any time. When interviewing prospective emergency dental services, ensure you ask about their operational hours. Ensure you partner with a dentist that can be available around the clock to be sure the dentist will serve you in your hour of need.

21 June 2022

The Top Benefits Of Wisdom Teeth Extraction For Your Teen

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What are the benefits of a wisdom teeth extraction procedure? The dentist recently recommended that your teen have this surgery, but you're not sure if it's necessary. Take a look at what parents need to know about wisdom teeth extraction surgery and the reasons to choose this common dental service right now. Reduce Crowding Will wisdom teeth push your teen's other teeth out of alignment or cause crowding? It's possible. Wisdom teeth can put extra pressure on the surrounding teeth—but don't always cause crowding.

13 May 2022

Dental Crown Maintenance Tips

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Dental crowns restore your damaged teeth. The procedure comes in handy for decay, disease, or even accident-damaged teeth. You may also need dental crowns for discolored or oddly shaped teeth. Dental crowns cover the entire area of the damaged tooth. The crowns also support your teeth and prevent further infection and damage. However, dental crowns require care and maintenance. Find below tips for your dental crown maintenance. 1. Observe Normal Hygiene Routine

31 March 2022

Why A Family Dentist Makes So Much More Sense

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Going to the dentist has never really been thought of as a group affair, but rather something individual that everyone has to do at least once or twice a year. Just like doctors and other healthcare professionals, there are dentists who specialize in all sorts of different areas, from those who mainly do surgery to those who primarily work with children. However, there is also what is known as a family dentist, whose role may sound a little bit generic but is actually a great option for any family of any size, and here are a few reasons why that is the case.

25 February 2022

4 Things To Know About Sleep Apnea

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Do you think that you're suffering from sleep apnea? If so, it will help to know the following things about this medical condition.  What Exactly Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is when your upper airways are restricted when you are sleeping. It can cause you to stop breathing for a few seconds, where you'll then wake up to regain your breath before falling back asleep. It can happen so quickly that you do not even realize that it happened, but someone else that shares your bed will be startled by it and woken up as a result.

13 January 2022

4 Viable Options For Dental Implant Restoration

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Loss of teeth can greatly impact a person's health because of the hindrance to eating as a person should. It also alters a person's facial features as lips and cheeks sink inwards. Fortunately, there are ways to restore dental structures. Dental implant restoration involves putting an implant in the jawbone, which supports a crown that looks like a natural tooth.  Dental implants are permanent and enable a person to eat the usual meals, including tough meats and nuts.

20 October 2021