A cavity begins when bacteria breaks through the enamel on your tooth. If left untreated, the bacteria can spread and affect the inner layers, pulp, and nerve of your tooth. However, there are several things you can do to keep this from happening to any of your teeth. In many cases with younger patients, dentists… Read more »
Month: January 2016
3 Benefits Of Tooth-Colored Fillings
The days of silver fillings (amalgam) are over! Although they are still considered safe, there are many disadvantages to getting a silver dental filling. With the advancement of dentistry, tooth-colored fillings are now a great restorative option for your damaged tooth. These fillings are made out of a composite-resin material that is even safer since… Read more »
Could Dental Implants Help You?
If you’ve lost a tooth (or multiple teeth) to disease, injury, or other problems, you may be considering different restoration methods. In recent years, dental implants have become increasingly popular. These “new teeth” closely resemble your natural teeth structurally, cosmetically, and functionally. Just as a natural tooth has a root and a crown – an… Read more »
Can Sugar-Free Drinks Damage Your Teeth?
You probably understand the link between sugar and tooth decay, but did you know that sugar-free drinks can be just as damaging to your teeth? Acid is formed when sugar comes in contact with plaque or tartar on our teeth, eventually leading to tooth decay. However, the lack of sugar in these drinks does not… Read more »