The Prevention and Treatment Of Gum DiseaseThe Prevention and Treatment Of Gum Disease


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The Prevention and Treatment Of Gum Disease

My name is Hal Martin and at my last dental checkup my dentist told me that I had gum disease. My dentist gave me instructions about what I needed to do so that the gum disease wouldn't get worse and turn into periodontal disease. When I returned home, I immediately began learning everything I could about gum disease by reading dental articles online. I sure didn't want it to get worse so I knew that I needed to take action right away. In this blog, you'll learn all about gum disease including what it is, the causes and how you can help prevent it. I wanted to write this blog to get the word out to as many people about gum disease to hopefully help others have healthy gums.

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Is Tooth Reshaping Right For You?
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Is Tooth Reshaping Right For You?

Tooth reshaping—also known as tooth shaving or tooth contouring—is a dental procedure where small portions of enamel are removed to adjust a tooth's shape and size. This procedure can increase the risk of tooth sensitivity and may require patients to use soft-bristled brushes and non-abrasive toothpaste. However, these side effects may be well worth it for some individuals as tooth reshaping does have some cosmetic and functional benefits. Here are four scenarios where tooth reshaping may be a good fit. Read More 

The Advantages Of A Dental Bridge: Why You Might Want One

Having even a single tooth extracted can affect your smile, jaw line, and jaw bone health. Unfortunately, a missing tooth can create a gap where your remaining teeth may shift to fill the space. When this happens, it alters your bite, changes your smile, and can make it difficult for you to eat comfortably. That is why many dentists recommend a bridge for those who are missing a tooth or two. Read More 

Common Myths About Dental Crowns

Dental crowns help restore the strength, size, and appearance of damaged teeth. However, despite dental crowns proving effective, the procedure is surrounded by various myths and misconceptions. Here are the common myths about dental crowns debunked Dental Crowns Are Meant for People With Poor Oral Hygiene Since dental crowns restore decayed teeth, there is a misconception that dental crowns only rectify problems that arise due to poor oral hygiene. However, dental crowns fix all forms of tooth damage, including teeth fractures and cracks after an accident. Read More 

Orthodontists Help With Problems Like Crooked Teeth

An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in diagnosing and treating irregularities in the teeth and jaws. Just one example of these types of irregularities is crooked teeth. You can learn more in this article about crooked teeth, some issues that can come from them, and the ways an orthodontist can help.  Some causes of crooked teeth Crowding - One of the reasons why some people have crooked teeth is because they have teeth that are crowded. Read More 

How Certain Medical Conditions Make Preventative Dental Care Even More Important

Preventative dental care services are simply aimed at preventing more serious dental problems in the future. It differs from correcting a problem that has already developed. For example, a demineralized section of your dental enamel can be restored with a fluoride treatment, preventing a cavity from forming (which may have been inevitable without preventative intervention). Everyone will benefit from preventative dental treatment, which is generally performed as part of your regular checkups. Read More