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.
While a loose tooth is common in children, it can also cause concern among adults. Anything from poor oral hygiene, advanced gum disease, grinding on teeth, chewing on hard food, or an injury to the mouth can damage your tooth and loosen it. While it is always preferable to save a tooth, pulling out a cracked, infected, or diseased tooth will help protect your other teeth. Visit your dentist if your loose tooth causes severe pain and needs to be pulled out immediately.
Bad breath is a common condition that affects more than 50% of the general population. Bad breath is not only psychologically distressing but can also affect personal relationships and quality of life. There are several underlying causes of bad breath which can include gum disease like gingivitis and periodontitis, and poor oral hygiene....Continue reading
A gummy smile can easily and effectively be treated with Botox. The best part of this treatment is that it is not invasive and it is a quick procedure! Botox has botulinum toxin type A, and when injected, it can relax the muscles in the upper lip and limit the rise of the upper lip when smiling, so the gums will remain covered. Two or more units of Botox are injected in the area between the nose and upper lip to reduce the appearance of any “gummy” smile, creating a more appealing and natural smile....Continue reading