Despite improvements in dental care millions of Americans suffer tooth loss -- mostly due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. But, today, dental implants are available. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots, they … Continúa leyendo Dental Implants
Left undisturbed by brushing and flossing, the bacteria in your mouth will form a sticky film called plaque. Left further undisturbed, plaque will turn hard and yellow, calcifying on teeth as dental calculus, also known as tartar.
Consuming too many acidic foods or beverages, such as many glasses of lemon water per day, causes your teeth to have a constant amount of acid washing over them. This will erode tooth enamel and make your teeth extra sensitive to hot or cold foods. To protect your teeth, drink acidic beverages through a straw. If you’re already experiencing tooth erosion, consult a dentist who can recommend treatments such as bonding or sealers.
What causes cavities and how to spot tooth decay ... Credit: Wikimedia Commons. A cavity is basically a hole in the tooth. Cavities, also called caries or tooth decay, constitute the second most common health disorder in the western world and a common cause of tooth loss in young people around the world. Cavities start … Continúa leyendo How long has it been since your last checkup?
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