Cracked a Tooth? Cracking or chipping your tooth can be extremely painful. While a chipped or cracked tooth may cause issues with chewing, biting, and eating, it can also cause further harm to your other teeth. What Happens? A cracked tooth can cause harm to the root of the tooth and can sometimes lead to … Continue reading Treating Cracked and Chipped Teeth
We all have different prerogatives when discussing food choices. One of the major food prerogatives is becoming a vegetarian. Some of us choose this lifestyle, but do we ever consider any of the consequences associated with it? In terms of dental health, there are some concerns related to a strict vegetarian diet. First, there are … Continue reading Vegetarian? Your Dental Health Could be at Risk
Crowns, fillings, caps, veneers—your dentist is always using terms for different ways to give you your perfect smile… but what do they all mean? In this blog, we’ll be focusing on crowns—what they are, what they’re made of, and most importantly, how they could benefit you! You’ll be “crowned” an expert in no time. What … Continue reading Try On A Crown?
While both dental demineralization and erosion happen as a result of an acidic environment in the mouth, there are some key differences. The three main differences are the source of the acid that’s causing the damage, the location where the damage is happening, and the reversibility of the damage. Source of acid damage to the … Continue reading Understanding the Difference Between Demineralization and Tooth Erosion
When it comes to dental implants, most people are familiar with the implant itself and the crown or bridge. But there’s one part of the ensemble that doesn’t often get discussed: the abutment. The dental implant abutment is a small object usually made of titanium or zirconia that acts as the connection between the dental … Continue reading What Are Dental Implant Abutment?
While a gummy smile can just be a result of a person having too much gums, there are a few other issues that could be going on that make a person’s smile appear gummy. Here are a few other reasons why someone’s smile may appear gummy: Improperly erupted teeth – If someone’s teeth erupt improperly, … Continue reading What Causes a Gummy Smile?
As dental implant treatment became increasingly popular, dentists started noticing that some dental implant patients were experiencing inflammation of tissue around their implants. This inflammation is what dentists call peri-implant disease. Dentists responded quickly to these findings, identifying factors that could put patients at risk for these peri-implant diseases, and developing treatments. What is peri-implant … Continue reading What is Peri-implant Disease and Signs You Might Have It
“It depends.” That’s probably an answer you will often hear if you’re considering getting dental implants. This is because there are so many things to consider when placing a dental implant. One of the many considerations that your dentist needs to take into account before placing a dental implant is what type of bone you … Continue reading What Your Bone Type Could Mean For Dental Implant Treatment
Ever catch yourself slouching at school or work? Not sitting up straight is not only bad for our back alignment, but it is also known to affect our oral health. In general, good posture is seen as “when the head is supported by the vertebral column which in turn is supported by the pelvis, legs, … Continue reading Oral Health and Posture
As you may already know, enamel is the hard substance that makes up the surface of the tooth. This surface can erode if someone has an acidic mouth, grinds their teeth, or brushes too hard. But how would you even know if your teeth are eroding? Luckily there are several signs that can indicate that … Continue reading Signs Your Enamel May Be Eroding