Getting Braces? Understand How The Process Works
24 August 2019
Are you going to be getting braces to correct the placement of your teeth? If so, you likely have questions about how the entire process works. It is a good idea to have an overview of the procedure so that you know what to expect when visiting your dentist.
The process will start by preparing your teeth so that they are clean before any brackets are applied to them.
Why You May Need Oral Surgery
1 August 2019
Oral surgery involves surgery of the mouth, teeth, jaw, face, and associated tissues. Some forms of oral surgery are relatively routine and can be performed by any dentist. However, complicated oral surgery requires a dentist with further training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. For example, a dental implant is a routine surgery, while a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is more complicated. Below are some of the reasons you might need oral surgery.
Oral Effects Of Medications And Dietary Supplements
3 July 2019
Many prescription and over-the-counter medications can affect your teeth and gums. In addition, dietary supplements can also affect your oral health, so it is important that you bring all your supplement and medication information with you when you visit the dental office so that the information can be noted in your chart. Here are some medication and dietary supplement side effects that can affect your oral health and what you can do about them.
What To Know Before Getting Veneers
5 June 2019
If you are looking for a smile makeover, dental veneers are a great option. Veneers are thin shells made out of porcelain or composite that are affixed to the outside surface of the teeth. Veneers can completely change the size, shape, and color of your teeth. They can even fill in gaps between two teeth. While there are a lot of benefits to getting veneers, it's still something that you should consider carefully.