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

  • Why You Might Want To Opt For Dental Implant Services

    7 February 2020

    Before you agree to pay for dentures, you will want to take a little bit of time to think about the option of dental implant services and how that might be the best option for you. If you do not know anyone with implants, you might not have a clear understanding of what makes them the better choice for a lot of people. To help you have a better understanding of the benefits of having dental implants, you will want to read the following.

  • What You Should Know About Overbites

    7 February 2020

    You likely have a desire for a great-looking smile, but you have an overbite that is causing a problem. Not only do overbites not look good, but they cause issues with eating and talking. Here is what you need to know about what can cause your overbite and how it can be fixed. Overbite Causes You can identify an overbite by looking at your mouth when it is closed. There will be upper teeth that overlap with the lower front teeth.

  • The Importance Of Discussing Your Child's Diabetes With The Dentist

    7 February 2020

    When you take your child to the pediatric dental clinic for a checkup, cleaning, or procedure, be sure to discuss your child's diabetes with the dentist and hygienist. Diabetes, especially juvenile diabetes, can raise the risk for complications during and after dental procedures. Here are some ways diabetes can affect your child's mouth.  Delayed Healing After Procedures Because diabetes can inhibit circulation, your diabetic child may be at a higher risk for delayed healing after undergoing dental procedures than children without diabetes.

  • Reasons Why Your Dentist May Suggest A Dental Implant

    7 February 2020

    Dental implants are frequently used in restorative dentistry. Here are a few reasons why your dentist may suggest an implant for you. You Want Your Single-Tooth Restoration to Look Natural Once a tooth is lost, the remaining gap in your mouth can be quite noticeable, especially when you smile or laugh. A dental implant-based restoration is so natural-looking that observers may not even realize that you ever lost your natural tooth. 

  • Pulpotomies And Pulpectomies: Why Perform These Procedures In Order To Save Your Child's Primary Teeth

    6 February 2020

    If your child has a deep cavity and is complaining of a severe toothache, he or she may have pulpitis. This is a condition that happens when the pulp of the tooth becomes infected. Since the pulp of a tooth contains the tooth's nerves, pulpitis is often extremely painful. In order to relieve the pain and save your child's tooth, your family dentist may need to perform a pulpotomy or a pulpectomy.