Potential Dental Treatments For Pulpitis
27 April 2015
The pulp inside a tooth contains all of the tissue, blood cells, and nerves that keep the tooth alive. Trauma or a cavity or crack can create a hole in the protective dentin and expose the pulp. This exposure can lead to an infection called pulpitis, which presents as pain in the tooth. Concurrent pain in the sinus can also occur depending on the tooth's location.
There are a few potential treatments for pulpitis depending on the severity of damage.
5 Simple Ways To Safeguard Your Smile
9 April 2015
Having a bright smile helps to increase your self confidence. You should make your oral health a priority in your daily life. Luckily, that is easy to do. Here are five simple ways to safeguard your smile.
Drink water after you eat a snack.
Staying hydrated is a good idea in general. Drinking water also helps to protect your teeth against potential tooth decay. Drinking water after eating a snack or drinking a sugary beverage helps to wash away chromogens and food residues left behind on your teeth.
2 Potential Complications With Tooth Extraction
23 March 2015
Dentists usually try to save a tooth if there's a chance it can remain healthy. But, sometimes a tooth is so far gone, so extraction is the only option. Extraction is a routine procedure performed often in most dentist offices. However, it is also a medical procedure and as such carries a risk for some complications.
What do you need to watch out for if you need a tooth extraction?
5 Health Issues Senior Citizens With Dentures Need To Be Aware Of
6 March 2015
Most senior citizens have at least one or two health problems that they have to deal with. However, what many don't realize is that these health conditions and medications that are used to treat these health conditions have side effects that can damage other areas of the body—in particular, your gums and dentures. Here are five common health issues that many elderly individuals face on a daily basis that may be affecting their oral health: