When a Loose Dental Implant Doesn't Hurt: What Could Be the Problem?
3 February 2020
Isn't it exciting to feel a loose tooth, know that it's about to come out and be placed under your pillow to await compensation from the seemingly unlimited funds of the Tooth Fairy (or rather, the bank of mum and dad)? Yes, this was exciting… several decades ago. When you're an adult who has received a dental implant that begins to wiggle, it's actually more than a bit unsettling. What could be the problem?
2 Commonly Asked Questions About Teens Wearing Braces
1 February 2020
For many teenagers, simply mentioning the word "braces" is enough to make them feel anxious. Yet, the teenage years are the ideal time for orthodontic work to take place because the jaw bone is still growing. This makes the process much more effective and takes less time to straighten and align teeth than it would in adulthood.
Fortunately, modern braces are far removed from the obvious and intrusive braces of the past.
What Happens When a Cavity Extends Below the Gum Line?
30 January 2020
When you brush your teeth morning and night, it's important that you brush along the margins of your teeth and gums, too. The best way to do this is by placing your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle before moving along the gum line until you have removed all plaque and food debris. Cavities right along the gum line are simple to fill. But if the cavity extends below the gum line, treatment is more difficult.
Do Dental Implants Affect the Adjacent Teeth?
28 January 2020
A dental implant mimics your natural teeth in every way, including how it sits in your jaw. However, because dental implants aren't natural, you might worry about how they will affect your natural teeth. Dental implants do affect your adjacent teeth, but they do so in a positive manner. But first, you should know how a missing tooth affects your adjacent teeth.
Missing Teeth Cause Multiple Issues
Missing teeth only affect adjacent teeth in a negative way.