When you have recently lost a tooth, you may feel as though the whole world has become focused on your missing tooth. It might make you feel self-conscious or uncomfortable in your daily life and it could even impact the ways in which you can chew or eat. However, you do not have to keep feeling that way. There are steps that you can take to deal with your missing tooth and make yourself feel better sooner rather than later. [Read More]
Are Baby Teeth More Prone To Cavities Than Adult Teeth?
Human teeth have two stages of development. The first teeth are called the deciduous teeth, but you may to them as baby teeth. They begin to grow in in the early stages of human development and only last until early adolescence when the adult teeth come in. Parents commonly believe that cavities are an inevitable part of childhood, but this is a misconception. It would only be true if baby teeth were more likely to develop cavities. [Read More]
3 Oral Surgery Aftercare Tips
If you're scheduled for oral surgery, there's good news: with the advancements in dental technology and various forms of anesthesia, oral surgery is often fairly painless for the patient these days. However, this means that the difficult part of the process doesn't happen in the dentist's office – it happens at home, after the anesthesia wears off, while you're recovering from your procedure. Take a look at some oral surgery tips that will help make your oral surgery recovery as painless and uncomplicated as possible. [Read More]
Are You Concerned About Swallowing Your Braces Bracket?
One of the concerns people have with braces is the risk of swallowing them. Though the idea of swallowing orthodontics is frightening enough, the risk is not as high as most people think; though it's there. Here are some of the reasons you may swallow your braces: DIY Adjustment Of Lose Brackets Braces are usually designed and fixed to fit their wearers; they are custom designed. However, there is always a risk that your braces may loosen before your treatment period is over. [Read More]