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

  • Weighing Your Options: Invisalign Vs Metal Braces

    14 February 2020

    When you have crooked teeth, the last thing you may care about is the price and what the process entails to fix your smile, but you shouldn't make any sort of hasty decision. Two of the most popular orthodontic options out there are traditional metal braces and Invisalign. Even though both options are effective at straightening teeth, they do have different benefits, and it may make sense for you to go with one choice over another.

  • Dental Implants For Seniors: A Guide

    14 February 2020

    If you are an older adult who is missing one or more teeth, you may be exploring your tooth replacement options. One option you should certainly look into is dental implants. This type of dental restoration is inserted directly into your jaw bone and is considered to be the premier tooth replacement option in most cases. Here's what you need to know as a senior adult considering dental implants. There are options for replacing multiple teeth.

  • Three Ways You'll Benefit From Getting A Dental Implant

    13 February 2020

    Dental implants are one of the longest-lasting and most-loved forms of tooth replacement out there, primarily because they last for a very long time and look exactly like the real thing. However, you gain a lot more than a simple set of chompers when you get a dental implant. If you're still on the fence about whether or not to get one, this list of benefits you'll gain from getting one may change your mind.

  • How To Avoid A Metal Smile When You Can'T Get Invisible Braces

    13 February 2020

    Invisible braces are popular for a lot of reasons, starting with the fact that they're nearly impossible to see with the naked eye. But they're not for everyone. People with more serious tooth crookedness and bite alignment problems are often told that they can't get invisible braces. But does that mean that you have to deal with a metal smile if you want your teeth straightened? Not at all. Here are some possibilities for you.

  • Do You Have A TMJ Disorder?

    13 February 2020

    The temporomandibular joint connects the lower jaw to the skull and is a complex ball-and-socket joint. When there are problems with this joint and surrounding ligaments and muscles, it can cause a TMJ dysfunction. If you are experiencing headaches, pain in your jaw, or clicking in your jaw joints, you may be experiencing a TMJ disorder. Read on to learn more about what causes TMJ problems and how to relieve your symptoms.