Your teeth are strong, but there are many ways they can fracture. The visible part of your tooth (the crown) can break, and so can the part you can't see — the roots that anchor your teeth to your jawbone. If these roots fracture lengthwise, the result is a vertical root fracture. Here are four things you need to know about this serious dental injury. What causes vertical root fractures?
4 August 2015
If the thought of going to the dentist instantly makes you feel nervous, anxious, or scared, you probably have a condition that many other people also have — dental fear. Dental fear is quite common and can be caused by a number of different things, but you should not let it stop you from providing your teeth with the proper care and treatment they need. If you have been avoiding the dentist because of this, here are three things you should know.
25 June 2015
Wouldn't it be nice if a trip to the dentist was as pleasant as getting your hair cut at your favorite salon? Although it might sound like a figment of your imagination, dental professionals are constantly developing cutting-edge technologies to make your dental appointments more pleasant. Here are two devices that might transform your future dental visits, so that you can look forward to brighter days: 1: Remineralization Lasers If you are like most people, the whirr of a dental drill and the accompanying smells are enough to make you skip your semi-annual dental checkup.
28 April 2015
Missing teeth are embarrassing, but they also make it difficult to eat and talk. Luckily, there are many different options to replace missing teeth. If you are considering dentures, implants or a dental bridge, these five questions can help you determine the correct answer. How Many Teeth Are Missing? The first question to consider is how many teeth you have missing. If you only have one or two missing teeth, implants and dental bridges are better options than partial dentures.
6 March 2015