Dental crowns are ceramic or porcelain, which makes them durable. Porcelain crowns are even harder than your natural teeth. This means they may last a decade or more if you care for your crowns. In some cases, dental crowns can last much longer than that. How long your new dental crown lasts depends on how well you care for it. Here are some tips to help you care for your new dental crown.
27 May 2022
When people think about braces, often their minds go directly to crooked teeth. However, there's a lot more that orthodontics can help with that goes beyond simple overcrowded teeth. If you have a mumbling problem that you can't seem to overcome, it may not be your fault. Depending on the alignment of your jaw, it may be contributing to or completely causing your mumbling. Here's how: Tongue Position You may not give it much thought, but your tongue plays a huge role in your ability to speak.
11 March 2022
Enamel, the hard shell on the outside of your tooth, is the leading defense against developing cavities and infections in your teeth. However, the enamel isn't invincible. If it's worn down or damaged over time, it can become less effective at doing its job, and may increase your risk for developing cavities or other tooth problems as a result. While a dentist can tell you right away if your dental enamel is in poor shape, there are some ways you can tell at home, too.
11 March 2022
If you've chipped your tooth, somebody might have told you that you need to go to the dentist to have an implant placed where the chipped tooth sits. On the surface, this might sound like overkill, but what if a chipped tooth caused other damage? If you are unsure what to do about a chipped tooth, here's what you need to know. You Should Always Visit a Dentist for a Chip
3 February 2022
Your dentist does more than just keep your teeth healthy; they also help to keep your teeth looking great. One of the ways that this can be done is with teeth whitening. You should continue reading in order to learn more about some benefits of professional teeth whitening, as well as the advantages of having your dentist whiten your teeth with whitening gel here. Some benefits of having your teeth professionally whitened
20 December 2021
Dental implants typically involve a number of consultations. You and your dentist must decide that an implant is the best tooth replacement method in your particular case. Certain diagnostic tests must be performed to determine that the section of your jaw which hosts your dental sockets (known as your alveolar ridge) is sufficiently dense to anchor the implant. The implant itself will be added at a subsequent appointment, and then the prosthetic tooth will be added later once the implant has integrated with the bone.
5 November 2021
A common question from anyone that wears braces is when they can have them taken off. You don't want to wear braces any longer than necessary, so it will help to know how to tell when your treatment is done and they can be removed once and for all. Look At Your Overall Alignment The easiest way to tell if your braces are ready to come off is to look at the overall alignment of your teeth.
28 September 2021
If you have lost teeth from a traumatic injury or irreversible decay, you'll need quick dental restoration services. When you opt for same-day dentures, it is easy to resume normal activities without feeling self-conscious. Indeed, you don't have to make do with gaps in your mouth since these dentures offer instant solutions. If you've been using dentures that don't feel right inside your mouth or you have an inevitable tooth extraction, immediate dentures offer the protection you need after teeth removal.
20 August 2021
If your teeth aren't perfectly aligned, you are probably thinking about straightening them. Typically, crooked teeth result from heredity and genetics or from prolonged habits, such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting. In other cases, the problem can be caused by poor nutrition, facial injury, or poor dental care. If you are thinking of straightening your crooked teeth, your dentist may recommend Invisalign braces. What Are Invisalign Braces? This orthodontic treatment straightens the teeth without using metal braces.
27 May 2021
The dentistry practice has experienced huge changes over the years. While some changes have been long forgotten, other innovations, such as dental sedation, are here to stay. The use of drugs to sedate a child during a dental procedure is known as sedation dentistry. Most parents assume that the child will fall asleep during the procedure. But the fact is that the child might be entirely awake the whole time.
27 May 2021