The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog
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The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

You only have one set of adult teeth, and they need to last until you are 80, 90, or beyond. The actions you take towards your teeth today will either benefit you or harm you in the future. Of course, good dental care starts with seeing a dentist regularly. You should go in for cleanings and checkups, and any other time you think something might be amiss with your teeth. Education is important when it comes to any aspect of your health, so start reading the articles on this website to educate yourself about dentists and dental care. We promise that when you're 80 and you still have your teeth, you won't regret the time spent.


The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

  • Requirements For Accelerated Dental Implant Treatment

    12 February 2020

    Not everyone is a perfect candidate for a dental implant. Below are some of the things that might candidate a person's candidacy for the treatment. 1. Right Age Some children are not perfect candidates for dental implants because their jaws are still growing. Jawbone growth can move the implants and interfere with the placement of the implants. Some children also find it difficult to care for their teeth, and the difficulty increases the risk of dental implant failure.

  • 3 Critical Questions To Ask When Searching For A New Dentist

    11 February 2020

    Do you suspect that you have problems with your teeth? Are you wanting to get your teeth fixed up before these minor issues turn into something major? No matter how long it's been since you last had your teeth checked by a dentist, finding a new dentist to take over can seem like a daunting challenge. But it doesn't have to be that way. By asking the right questions ahead of time, you can help to ensure that you've chosen the right dental professional for your needs.

  • Do You Need To Visit An Emergency Dentist?

    11 February 2020

    Having an issue with oral pain may cause you to panic and start researching local emergency dentists in your area. However, not all emergencies require a visit to the dentist as soon as possible. Here are some different situations and when you should seek out a dentist for help. Mild Pain Many dental problems tend to cause pain, but most of these situations are not considered true emergencies that need immediate attention.

  • Periodontal Disease and Dental Appliance Complications

    11 February 2020

    If you use dental appliances such as dentures and bridges, you'll need to regularly see your dentist to make sure that your gums are healthy. When you see your dentist regularly, they will be able to identify the early stages of gum disease so that it can be treated before it progresses to severe periodontal disease. If you develop periodontal disease, you may experience problems when wearing your full or partial bridge—and because of this, your dental bridge services provider may need to resize or change the shape of your dental appliances to ensure a better fit.

  • Triple-Whammy: This Is Why Your Teeth Hurt When You Drink Soda

    10 February 2020

    It may seem like the oddest thing. You may be able to go through your daily life without your teeth hurting at all until you take a sip of soda, and then wham, your teeth feel miserable. If you're curious as to why this is, read this guide to find out. Sugar The first thing that's likely having an impact is sugar. All regular sodas contain sugar, and sugar is a big problem for teeth.