Did you know that the state of your mouth can affect your entire physical well-being? Just like the rest of your body, your mouth is teeming with bacteria, most of which are generally harmless. However, as the single opening to your respiratory and digestive system, your mouth can pave the way for harmful bacteria into your internal organs. This is why oral hygiene is vital.
The pandemic has changed our lifestyles, especially the way we access dental care. According to a survey conducted by the American Association of Endodontists, over 50% of people have put off their dental checkups due to uncertainties surrounding...Continue reading
Tooth fillings are an effective option to restore decayed, broken, worn-down, chipped, or cracked teeth. They help to even out the surface of the damaged teeth to improve their functionality and shape while preventing further decay.
Whether you have lost your teeth due to poor oral care, traumas, oral diseases, or other causes, replacing the damaged or missing teeth is necessary. Missing teeth is not just a cosmetic issue or part of the aging process. They can cause significant harm to your oral health, confidence, and appearance. Most importantly, gaps created by missing teeth can cause the neighboring teeth to drift, causing bite alignment issues and jaw stress...Continue reading
Wisdom teeth usually try to erupt into the mouth between 17 to 21 years of age. We may recommend that they be extracted then or even prior to age 17....Continue reading
Clear teeth aligners are lightweight, transparent plastic trays used for correcting teeth alignment. They are convenient, easy to wear, and customizable depending on your teeth' size and shape. Aligners will gradually move your teeth to create a straighter smile. Typically, you will wear a tray for two weeks and then replace it with another one until you get the desired alignment....Continue reading
Cold sores are viral infections that are unable to be cured. However, treatment can help manage symptoms and promote quick healing, reducing the frequency, length, and severity of future outbreaks.
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Practicing good oral health is essential for your overall well being. It’s always sad to see someone avoid visiting their dentist until they experience severe dental issues. Poor dental care not only contributes to compounding oral problems...Continue reading
Traditional braces come with wires and brackets that can easily trap food particles leading to bacteria and plaque buildup. Plaque can result in certain acids that eat away the minerals from your tooth enamel. This changes how light is reflected from your teeth, causing white spots in those areas from where you couldn't remove the plaque....Continue reading
Dental implants are the closest you can get to healthy and natural-looking teeth. They replace the root and crown of the missing tooth and extend the life of the surrounding natural teeth. They also help in maintaining jaw bone support.