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.

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The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

  • Getting A Filling For Your Tooth

    13 February 2020

    When one of your teeth suffers damage, the use of a filling may be the first option that a dentist chooses for repairing this issue. As with most other dental procedures, patients that are needing a filling may not have a solid understanding of this procedure or what they should expect from it. This article can help you understand the truth behind common misconceptions about fillings.  Myth: Dental Fillings Are Always Highly Noticeable

  • Pediatric Dentists Help Children With Cracked Baby Teeth From Popcorn

    12 February 2020

    Eating popcorn at the movies when going to a kids' movie is often a fun way for parents and children to bond. However, this situation can become a real issue if the child cracks their baby teeth on a popcorn kernel. The pain that this causes can be quite hard for them to tolerate. Thankfully, a trip to a pediatric dentist can help to manage this problem surprisingly well. Baby Teeth Can Easily Crack

  • 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.