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Are missing teeth creating a gap in your smile? Do you suffer from a speech issues or a bite problem? These and other dental problems could be remedied with a dental bridge. A traditional bridge consists of one or more custom-made teeth, also known as pontics, that are attached to dental crowns on either side.
Chronic dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a common condition, affecting about 10% of all people. It’s most common among older adults and people taking medications. If it’s not treated, it can cause serious problems for your oral health. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your teeth and gums while treating
Life is full of imperfections. Luckily, we’ve got solutions to repair many common issues, and fixing some of your dental imperfections can be done quickly and easily. The use of dental crowns provides both an aesthetic and functional purpose in restoring a healthy and attractive smile. What is a Crown? Just as the name implies,
Most likely, you’ve been drilled (pardon the pun) on the health benefits of brushing and flossing your teeth every day, but do you know why it’s so important? Practicing good dental hygiene removes plaque from your teeth. If plaque is not removed, it can harden into a substance called dental tartar, which can cause serious
A trip to the dentist can be challenging for people with high levels of dental anxiety. Some patients may even skip cleanings or delay important dental procedures because of dental phobia. Fortunately, gentle sedation dentistry has helped many dental patients overcome dental anxiety. So, if sedatives help prevent panic at the dentist, why do some
Not everybody passes on a bowl of ice cream because they’re watching their waistline. Some of us are more concerned about how our teeth respond to excessively cold or hot food or drinks. It’s estimated that one in eight of us experience discomfort from sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can happen at any time, but experts