If your steps have ice on them due to the cold and you fell down them and cracked your tooth, you need to see your dentist. You may not even notice in the beginning this even happened, but if you start feeling pain in a tooth when you drink hot or cold drinks, this is a big sign that something is wrong. Below is some more information about this so you can understand what will happen. [Read More]
Can Adults Get Dental Sealants?
If you have kids, you are probably accustomed to them having dental sealants placed on their teeth. This is a normal procedure pediatric dentists often recommend, but have you ever wondered if dental sealants can be placed on the teeth of adults? Dental sealants can be used for adults, but they are not used often. Here are a couple things to understand about dental sealants. What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are cosmetic dentistry products are designed to keep decay away from teeth. [Read More]
3 Prosthodontic Treatments For A Tooth Gap That Doesn't Need Braces
Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry dedicated to replacing missing teeth and restoring damaged natural teeth. If you have a gap between your teeth that isn't large enough to require orthodontic treatment, prosthodontics exist that can potentially fix the problem much faster and without a mouth full of metal. What are some of the prosthodontics treatments for a tooth gap that doesn't need braces? Here are a few options to discuss with your general, family, or cosmetic dentist. [Read More]
Helping Your Teen Child With Their Orthodontics: What You Should Know
If you have a teen child that is showing signs that they need orthodontics like traditional metal braces or Invisalign (plastic and invisible braces), you may find yourself in a position where you have to help you teen child get used to the idea of getting orthodontics and then again help them get accustomed to wearing their orthodontics and taking care of their teeth while wearing them. This can be a challenge for parents of teenagers, especially if they are resistant to the idea of orthodontics. [Read More]