2022

Soft Teeth: Is It A Real Issue?

You may have heard that you or someone you know has soft teeth. To find out what this term means and what can be done, read on. What Are Soft Teeth? Dental practices don't acknowledge soft teeth as a legitimate dental malady. It's not listed in any dental disease guideline. However, some people seem to have more problems with their teeth than others do and thus may use the term soft teeth to describe it. Read More 

When Do Dentists Use Sedation?

If you have anxiety or nerves about visiting the dentist, you may have some concerns about an upcoming appointment. You may even wonder if you can use sedation to get through the appointment. While it's not always necessary, there are some instances where your dentist may recommend using sedation. When You Need a Filling  If you have a fear of needles, this can make getting dental work done very difficult. It may even prevent you from getting the care that you need. Read More 

The 3 Step Process Of Temporarily Reattaching Dental Crowns

If your dental crown becomes loose or comes off altogether, it is important to have this crown reattached as soon as possible. Leaving the crown off can result in tooth pain, cause food particles to become lodged below the gums, and cause damage to the underlying tooth or implant. Unfortunately, getting to the dentist right away may not always be possible. That is why it is important for you to know the three-step process to temporarily reattach your dental crown until you are able to see a dentist. Read More 

Planning To Extract Wisdom Teeth? Here’s Why This Is An Important Step

When wisdom teeth start to appear, either during your teen or early adulthood, they can result in significant oral complications. In most cases, family dentists advise patients with such teeth to have them removed, even though most people don't take this advice seriously. If you doubt whether it's necessary to remove such teeth, this guide highlights why you shouldn't hesitate to see a professional. Partially Or Fully Trapped Wisdom Teeth Can Cause Dental Problems Read More 

Dental Care When Your Child Has A Cleft Palate

Children born with a cleft palate may need more dental care as their teeth start to come in. For parents, this can be a confusing time because often the child may also need to go through surgery to cope with the cleft palate. Read on to find out what effect a cleft palate may have on your child's dental future. When Baby Teeth Emerge As far the timing goes, a child born with a cleft palate will probably begin to get baby teeth at the same time as any other child will. Read More