Month: August 2016

A Cavity's Size Will Affect How It Is Treated

Imagine you are going to see your dentist about a cavity. Do you know what will come of that treatment? How will your dentist care for your tooth? The answer is partly dependent on how long you waited for help, and how much the cavity has grown. A cavity forms over time, the consequence of… Read more »

Grinding Your Teeth At Night Can Lead To Dental Damage

When you wake up in the morning, you should feel refreshed. If you are dealing with bruxism, you may be more likely to wake up feeling pain. People with bruxism tend to grind their teeth while they sleep, which means potentially awakening to soreness in their teeth, face, and jaw. While this can be enough… Read more »

How Your Dentist Can Eliminate A Gap In Your Smile

Straightening teeth typically takes the work of an orthodontist. However, some people have minor alignment issues that your dentist may be able to treat. If you qualify, you can have discreet, effective cosmetic dental work that targets problems like spacing between teeth. Invisalign is a popular technique for accomplishing this. If the adjustment you need is… Read more »

3 Reasons To Take Tooth Loss Seriously

Tooth loss can complicate your oral health, and disrupt your ability to chew, speak, and eat the way you are used to. You could lose a tooth after an accident, or because of an untreated cavity, though the most common reason an adult suffers tooth loss is from complications of advanced gum disease. Regardless of… Read more »

Do You Put Off Dental Visits?

What you do for your teeth between dental visits can have a significant influence on how healthy your teeth stay. With that being said, at-home care does not do enough for your oral health to replace checkups with your dentist. One reason these checkups are important is that your dentist can find a small problem,… Read more »