Dental health is a crucial component of overall health and well-being. Neglecting oral health can lead to various dental problems, from cavities and gum disease to more severe issues like oral cancer. Fortunately, there are dental services that can help prevent and treat dental problems, improve the appearance of teeth and gums, and correct misalignment issues. These services include general dentistry, cosmetic, and orthodontic services. General Dentistry Services General dental services (general dentistry) are the foundation of good oral health and include routine check-ups, cleanings, and the diagnosis and treatment of dental problems. [Read More]
What To Expect From An Emergency Dental Appointment
Dentists will typically leave some room in their schedule to see patients who are deemed to be dealing with a dental emergency. If you find yourself in that situation you may be wondering what an emergency dental appointment will be like and you may have some anxiety about what may take place at the appointment. Planned appointments and elective treatment come with the reassurance of knowing what to expect, but there are some general principles that will be followed during any emergency appointment and being aware of them can help you feel more reassured. [Read More]
What Type of Dentures Can Deal with Bone Resorption?
If you've been gradually losing your teeth during your lifetime, you may be left with very little dentition at this point and wondering what your options are. Someone may have told you to consider dentures but do you need to take into account something known as "bone resorption"? How will this affect your plans, and will you be able to find something that will work? Receding Bones When your body senses that you do not have many (or any) teeth anymore, it may determine that your bone structure does not need to stay healthy to support them. [Read More]
Signs Your Child Needs To Visit The Dentist
Your child's mouth is in a near constant state of change from soon after birth until all of their adult teeth have erupted, so it's vital they see their dentist for regular check-ups. However, if you suspect your child has developed an oral health problem between dental appointments, you shouldn't wait until their next dental check-up to raise your concerns. Children's tooth enamel is softer than that of adults, so decay and bacteria can cause significant damage in a short space of time. [Read More]