Cracked Tooth: How Can You Save It From Extraction?
27 February 2017
If one of your back teeth cracks and develops decay, you may wonder if it's possible to save the tooth. If your tooth doesn't have a severe infection that spread to your jawbone or damaged the tooth's nerves, it may be possible to save and protect the tooth with a dental crown. Dental crowns are unique restorations that support teeth damaged by fractures, decay, or injury. Here's more details about tooth fractures and what you might do to save your cracked molar.
Three Ways To Pay For Cosmetic Dentistry
31 January 2017
Cosmetic dentistry is sometimes necessary for proper dental hygiene and improved quality of life. However, sometimes a dental insurance company declines to pay for these services, deeming them to be not medically necessary. When this happens, it is not the end of the road for the patient. There are always other sources of funding to get the cosmetic dental services that are needed. These services will help improve the patient's quality of life, increase self-esteem, improve dental hygiene, and reduce discomfort.
How To Avoid Or Treat Stains On Your Child's Teeth
5 January 2017
Stains on your child's teeth may cause some concern, but it can be tempting to overlook it since it's just the baby teeth affected. Some causes of stains can carry over to the adult teeth, though, which means that it can become a major concern. Plus, stain repair is not always cosmetic. The following guide can help you better understand the different reasons why a child's teeth become stained, as well as what you should do about it.
How Christmas Can Lead To Oral Health Surgery
29 December 2016
Christmas is often called the most wonderful time of the year, but it is less than great for a person's overall oral health. Christmas can actually lead to serious oral health problems that make surgery, such as dental implants, necessary.
Christmas Has A Long History Of Sugary Foods
When people think of Christmas foods, they likely think of sugary items such as candy canes, cherries, cookies, pies, puddings, fruitcakes, gingerbread, stuffed dates, or even egg nog.