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Seven Treatments for Your Dental Problems

Seven Treatments for Your Dental Problems

Seven Treatments for Your Dental Problems Both general and cosmetic dentistry work in tandem to provide both the restorative and esthetic solutions you want for your dental problems. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how many options there are when it comes to dental treatments. So here are just seven of the most common services the dentist can provide and the problems they solve. 1. Fillings It The Problems: minor fissures or crevices in teeth caused by wear, trauma or decay. The dentist uses composite or amalgam dental fillings as a solution for these, more minor problems. Fillings are sound, […]

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Pain Due to Toothache Is Disturbing

Pain Due to Toothache Is Disturbing It is difficult performing daily activities when your tooth is aching. Sometimes, the pain is so unbearable that it is hard to think clearly. Toothache may be an indication that there’s something wrong with your tooth. Here are the common reasons why one’s tooth may be aching: Tooth decay Tooth fracture Damaged filling Abscessed tooth Infected gums An immediate visit to your dentist may help determine the cause of the toothache, and he/she may advise solutions on how to stop the agonizing pain. Karen Gordon, DMD, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry can help you with […]

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Infection Control in the Dental Office

Infection Control in the Dental Office THE PROBLEM WITH ABSCESSED TEETH Have you ever experience a throbbing pain in your tooth? Or have you experienced the worst continuous toothache ever? This may be a sign that you are having an abscessed tooth. An abscessed tooth is a painful infection between the gum and your tooth or an infection at the root of your tooth. Chipped or broken teeth may cause this dental condition. Gingivitis and other gum diseases may also cause this condition. It is possible that the infection will spread from the root to the bones supporting it. HOW […]

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How and Why Teeth Wear

How and Why Teeth Wear When Your Teeth Wears Down Do you know that the enamel of the tooth is the hardest tissue in the body? It serves as protection for the soft inner tooth. However, our enamel also wear down over time which may lead to problems. Since enamel is not living tissue, it won’t regrow again. This is the reason why it is important to protect that tooth from wearing down. Teeth wear happens when teeth lose their surface or enamel to reasons other than decay. This problem occurs as a person ages and results in sensitivity when […]

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Flossing : Why It Matters

Flossing : Why It Matters

Flossing : Why It Matters We commonly hear our dentists emphasize the importance of flossing during checkups. This cord is used to remove the food and plaque stuck in between the teeth. It is important to floss, as toothbrushes don’t reach these areas where dental plaque or stuck food may still be. Sadly, only a few individuals follow this recommendation. Others would rather rely on toothbrush and mouthwash to keep their mouth clean. The truth is that flossing is important to prevent a lot of dental problems. All you have to do is spare a few minutes to floss your […]

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Dental Cleanliness : Why It Matters

Dental Cleanliness : Why It Matters

Dental Cleanliness : Why It Matters ORAL HYGIENE AND DENTAL CLEANLINESS Oral hygiene is deemed important by dentists because it prevents tooth decay and other dental problems. It is the practice of keeping your teeth and mouth clean to avoid bacteria and germ build-up that causes problems. CLEANING THE TEETH The process of teeth cleaning involves the removal of plaque, tartar and bacteria residing in the teeth to prevent cavities from causing tooth decay. Teeth cleaning also prevents gum disease, such as gingivitis, that may cause a person to lose their teeth. Among the most common global diseases, tooth decay […]

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