A dental filling helps to restore a tooth that was damaged by decay and helps to prevent further decay by removing areas where bacteria can enter. If you need a filling, your dentist will consider a few factors to decide which type of material is best for you. Continue reading to learn more important facts about dental fillings! (more…)
Archive for August, 2019
Pregnancy comes with many changes for women, including their oral health! We all know the importance of brushing and flossing our teeth every day and visiting the dentist twice a year, but pregnant women have a few more things to focus on to ensure they remain healthy. Continue reading to learn how pregnancy can affect your oral health. (more…)
As perhaps one of the most common phobias, visiting the dentist tops the charts for many people’s list of fears. Studies show that fear of dental work stops 5-8% of people, and another 20% will only seek dental services when they are overwhelmingly necessary. Overcoming your fear of the dentist is an endeavor you should strive for; the health of your mouth can have an impact on your entire body.
Technology has dramatically improved almost every industry, and with the field of dentistry, the improvements have been extreme. From advanced methods for preventing and even treating tooth decay, to reconstructive capabilities and much, much more, the dentistry industry of today is radically different from what it was even ten years ago. With that in mind, today, we’ll be talking about the world of laser dentistry. Laser technology is one area that has rapidly grown and advanced in all areas. In dentistry, in particular, lasers are allowing for dramatically improved services.
Do you have a chipped tooth? It can happen from a variety of causes, but it’s always essential to reach out to your dentist quickly to repair the tooth. Having a chipped tooth can not only result in hiding your smile and feeling less confident, but it has a variety of oral issues as well. Continue reading to learn why it’s so important to repair a chipped tooth as soon as possible! (more…)