You Got Something In Your Teeth: The Teenagers’ Care Package For Braces

Going to high school with food in between your braces is one of the most terrifying things that a teenager can deal with. There are several things that first-time braces wearers don't think of. For instance, they wouldn't think to pack away braces wax in their backpacks in case their mouth becomes irritated from the braces. They wouldn't know to bring a bite wafer to school with them if they need immediate relief from pain and pressure that is associated with wearing braces. Read More 

3 Ways To Treat A Cavity

Each time you eat, you are feeding more than your own body. The bacteria in your mouth feast upon the carbohydrates that you ingest. However, when oral bacteria feed, they release harmful acid that demineralizes your tooth enamel to cause decay. Once the decay progresses, a cavity develops. This hole must be promptly treated to avoid oral bacteria from invading the interior chambers of the tooth and causing an infection. Here are a few applications that your dentist may use to treat a cavity: Read More 

Dental Treatment Options For Pulp Canal Obliteration

Pulp canal obliteration, or PCO, usually stems from sharp trauma to the tooth that causes instant death to the pulp material inside the tooth's central root canal. Pulp contains tissue and nerve cells that come through the tooth roots and up into the root canal. The pulp material is essential for keeping the tooth healthy and alive. PCO doesn't always mean the tooth is doomed, but the level of damage and how quickly you make a dentist appointment can determine the viability of the tooth. Read More 

All About Partial Dentures

If you are missing one or more of your teeth then you may be a good candidate for partial dentures. While there are other options available to replace your teeth, sometimes partial dentures can be the best choice. You can learn about partial dentures, why you may be a better candidate for them and how you should care for them in the information detailed below. How do partial dentures work? Read More 

Why You Should Never Use A Toothpick And What To Do If One Breaks Off Between Your Teeth

Toothpicks are offered at nearly every restaurant, and hardly anyone thinks twice about using one to get food out from between their teeth. However, toothpicks can actually endanger your teeth and gums. If you don't know about their hidden danger, or one has actually broken off between your teeth, read this guide to find out more. Why They're Dangerous Despite the fact that toothpicks are used to get food out from between teeth, they are not dental tools. Read More