Exploring The World Of DentistryExploring The World Of Dentistry

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Exploring The World Of Dentistry

Going to the dentist was always a bit of a thrill for me. I'm not quite sure if it was my mother's promise to pay me $5 for each cavity free visit or the awesome toys my dentist kept in the waiting room that led to my initial love of dentistry, but one thing is for sure. My early love of dentistry has helped me to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile throughout my entire life. I am convinced that the more we know about dentistry and how it can impact our lives, the more likely we will be to develop good oral hygiene habits. That is why I have decided to start this blog so that everyone can have access to the latest information in the world of dentistry.



Three Signs You May Require Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is a fairly common dental procedure that, as its name would suggest, consists of removing a tooth from your mouth. This can be done for a variety of reasons, but for the most part is done to prevent pain and discomfort in the patient. Understanding some of the signs that may indicate that you need to consult with a dentist about a tooth extraction can help you get a jump on the procedure before it turns into a real dental health problem. Read More 

Applications To Replace Lost Teeth And Preserve Your Chewing Abilities

Losing one or more teeth can make it difficult for you to feel good about your appearance. In addition, depending on the location and number of the lost teeth, the loss can affect your ability to chew your food effectively.  Still, missing teeth do not have to negatively affect your appearance or your digestive process. There are multiple dental applications available to replace lost teeth and preserve your chewing abilities. Here are a few of them: Read More 

2 Signs Of Periodontal Disease

A lot of people have gum disease and may not even realize it. Gum disease can lead to you having problems with eating and even with losing teeth. So, what are some signs that you should look out for when it comes to periodontal disease? Bleeding When Brushing People get used to seeing their gums bleeding a little when they brush their teeth or seeing a tinge of pink on their toothbrush. Read More 

Preparing For Your Root Canal

Caring for your teeth properly often means investing in dental procedures that can correct damage and decay. When decay has affected the nerve of a tooth, a root canal is required to help save the tooth and prevent the spread of decay to neighboring teeth. Root canals get a bad rap, but these procedures don't have to be painful. Proper preparation can help to ease any pain and discomfort you may feel when undergoing a root canal in the future. Read More 

Time To Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed? 4 Tips To Help You Get Ready For The Procedure

If your dentist has decided that the time has come to have your wisdom teeth removed, you're going to need some advance preparation. Waiting until the day of your surgery to prepare for the recovery is never a good idea, especially when it comes to having your wisdom teeth extracted. Your dentist will provide you with a prescription for pain relievers, and you may also be given an antibiotic to ward off infection, but there are still some things you should do to prepare for your recovery. Read More