Taking good care of your smile is about more than just preventing and treating issues like tooth decay and gum disease. It also entails maintaining a level of pride in your smile’s appearance and showing it as often as you can. For many patients, however, that pride is limited due to cosmetic blemishes such as… Read more »
Month: August 2017
A Look at Impacted Wisdom Teeth
Every tooth in your smile is unique, including wisdom teeth. Some patients may not grow their last four molars at all, while others may develop more than four. Certain patients experience little or no discomfort in their wisdom teeth, while others may grow third molars that can’t erupt properly for any number of various reasons…. Read more »
Oral Cancer at a Glance
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 42,000 patients are newly diagnosed with oral cancer every year. Within the same amount of time, it may claim close to 8,000 lives. To keep an eye out for oral cancer, you should frequently perform self-examinations for the telltale signs of oral cancer, as well as attend routine… Read more »
Is It Possible to Prevent Cavities?
Tooth decay, the dental disease that causes cavities in your teeth, is the most common chronic dental health issue for both children and adults. Surprisingly, they’re also among the easiest to prevent. Tooth decay and cavities develop from a combination of factors, such as inadequate hygiene, excessive sugar intake, and infrequent visits to the dentist’s… Read more »