A Bone to Pick: Why Your Gum Has a Shard of Bone Protruding From It
2 October 2017
When teeth are extracted from the front of the mouth, the process is usually a fairly simple one. This is because the roots of incisors, canines, and premolars are quite short in length and are relatively straight. However, when it comes to wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, the opposite is often true. Wisdom teeth often have longer roots than the rest of your teeth because they have been growing for much longer and erupt much later.
What Makes up Dental Implants
12 September 2017
Dental implants are artificial roots which are fixed into a person's jaw to hold a replacement bridge or tooth. These are considered as good options for individuals who have lost a tooth or teeth due to diseases or injuries. The dental implants are made from two main types of materials which are considered safe and durable therefore requiring minimal dentist visits after implantations. The materials used to create the dental implants include; Zirconium and Titanium.
3 Common Misconceptions That Might Keep You From Going to the Dentist
11 August 2017
No doubt very few people actually like going to the dentist, but regular dental visits are necessary. While visiting the dentist will help ensure you have healthy teeth and gums, many people put off their regular visits, sometimes because of misconceptions they have about seeing a dentist. Note a few of those misconceptions here, and then you can ensure you're protecting your oral health.
It's painful to visit the dentist
Have You Checked In With Your Dentist Lately?
22 March 2017
One of the most emphasized things in any dentist office you will walk into is the importance of routine checkups and cleaning. Yet surprisingly, not very many people go for routine dental checkups. A visit to the dentist's office is reserved by a majority for that emergency situation when you feel like you really have to. Some may say that the fear of the dentist's chair keeps them away. Others would blame it on financial factors or time constraints.