Teeth that have been knocked out are known as avulsed teeth, and they should be considered dental emergencies. Whether because they are experiencing little pain or because they don't know that some teeth can be successfully reimplanted, many people wait for a few hours or even for a day or more to visit their dentist when a tooth has been knocked out. Here are just four reasons why you should instead see an emergency dentist as soon as possible. [Read More]
3 Common Dental Services to Improve Your Oral Health
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]