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Dental bridge: Everything you need to know
January 8, 2020
Dental bridge: Everything you need to know
A dental bridge replaces one or more missing or broken teeth with fake teeth. Bridges use one or more real teeth on either side of the gap to hold the fake teeth in place.
What to know about glossitis
January 8, 2020
What to know about glossitis
Glossitis is typically characterized by an inflammation of the tongue. It can also cause changes in the tongue's texture and color.
What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections
January 8, 2020
What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections
A tooth infection, or an abscessed tooth, generally occurs as a result of tooth decay and poor oral hygiene. However, it can also develop due to previous dental work or traumatic injury.
Why does my tooth still hurt after a filling?
January 8, 2020
Why does my tooth still hurt after a filling?
When a person has a cavity in their tooth, a dentist will probably recommend a filling. Fillings are safe and effective, but some people might experience discomfort or tooth sensitivity afterward.
What is the soft palate?
January 8, 2020
What is the soft palate?
The soft palate is the muscular part at the back of the roof of the mouth. It sits behind the hard palate, which is the bony part of the roof of the mouth. The palates play important roles in swallowing, breathing, and speech.
Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment
January 8, 2020
Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps build strong teeth and prevent cavities. For more than 70 years, most of the tap water in America has contained small amounts of fluoride to reduce tooth decay.
Do braces hurt? What to expect
January 8, 2020
Do braces hurt? What to expect
Braces are a type of orthodontic treatment that orthodontists use to help correct overcrowded or crooked teeth. Braces can also help correct an overbite. People who are getting braces soon or are considering them may wonder whether they hurt.
Causes and treatment of gingivitis
January 8, 2020
Causes and treatment of gingivitis
Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums, or gingiva. It commonly occurs because a film of plaque, or bacteria, accumulates on the teeth. This is more serious and can eventually lead to loss of teeth.
How to Choose the Right Cosmetic Dentist
December 18, 2019
How to Choose the Right Cosmetic Dentist
Gum disease is common and unpleasant, but, according to a growing body of evidence, it could also play a role in a surprising range of seemingly unrelated health problems.
The Recovery Process Associated with Dental Implants
December 12, 2019
The Recovery Process Associated with Dental Implants
Dentists and oral surgeons perform tooth extractions for many reasons. The issue may be a painful wisdom tooth or a tooth that has been badly damaged by decay. In some cases, a dentist will remove a tooth to make space for dental prosthetics or braces.
Cosmetic Dentistry Options
December 8, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry Options
Teeth help a person use their mouth to eat, speak, smile, and give shape to their face. Each type of tooth has a name and a specific function.
What to Do When You Lose a Tooth
November 25, 2019
What to Do When You Lose a Tooth
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but, until now, no one knew how it managed to last a lifetime. The authors of a recent study conclude that enamel's secret lies in the imperfect alignment of crystals.