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The need for a mouth guard for your little superstar is very important at any age to protect the teeth, oral health and risk of concussions. One should also be concerned with the bacteria that accumulate on the mouth guard over time. They need to be disinfected and or replaced regularly to prevent potential cavities and gum disease.
Dental cavities, gum disease and HPV are infectious diseases of the oral cavity that are transmitted to those around you. Get annual examinations and routine cleanings 2-3x/year to reduce the risks.
There are lots of great choices for materials to use when cementing a zirconia crown. In a moist environment when good retention and resistance forms exist traditional resin chemistry may not be the best choice. Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cements can be a great alternative. The addition of a ceramic primer improves the adhesion to the crown as it allows the resin within the cement to chemically bond to the zirconia.
Teeth Whitening Options that are currently available. Custom trays from the dentist, In Office Whitening, Prefilled Custom Trays, and the least effective Over The Counter Brands. Post whitening side effects and sensitivity typically only lasts 24-48 hours after whitening is ceased.
Saliva has many important functions to aid in digestion, combat acids that cause tooth decay, and it washes away food. Lack of saliva can cause many oral health and digestive problems.
The sugar and acidity from drinking Energy and Sports Drinks could be costing you your teeth, health and money.
What is tongue-tied and what effects can it have. Correcting tongue-tied or tight lip frenums can be done easily and quickly with a dental laser.
A baby's first dental visit should occur approximately six months after the emergence of the first tooth, or no later than the child’s first birthday.
Porcelain Veneers are all uniquely created pieces of art. Some are very expensive amazing pieces of art, and others are ordinary
When should you take your child to see the orthodontist? Airway issues, thumb sucking and development.
You take your child to see the orthodontist between the ages of 5-7 based on visual cues. Airway plays a large roll in mental and physical development make sure your child has a healthy unobstructed airway.
How much money does the Tooth Fairy leave for a tooth? It does vary but surprisingly in the past two years rates have fallen but yet there are some individuals still seeing big dividends from missing teeth.
Acidic erosion and damage to teeth can come from many different types of foods and liquids, as well as a lack or decrease in salivary function. Many bottled waters are not neutral in pH the same as many beverages that have various levels of pH can cause damage to tooth structure.