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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.


Foods And Drinks You May Be Surprised To Learn Are Detrimental To A Child’s Teeth

If you are the parent of a young child, you may be concerned about the preservation of their oral health. Teeth of any age are susceptible to tooth decay. Thus, a child's primary teeth may develop cavities just as adult teeth do. Still, parents may feel that regular visits to the dentist, combined with good oral hygiene, are enough to protect their youngsters' teeth from damage. Nevertheless, there are other factors, such as diet, that impact pediatric oral health. Read More 

Understanding Fixed And Removable Bridges

If you have one or more teeth missing from the same palate, your dentist may suggest a dental bridge. The device bridges the space left by the missing teeth, alleviating the gap in the mouth. A dental bridge may be fixed or removable. Fixed bridges are permanent appliances, while removable bridges are not. Here is a bit of information about fixed and removable dental bridges to help you better understand them. Read More 

5 Reasons To Consider Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry is a dental specialty that focuses on the repair, replacement, and restoration of teeth. It's used to treat teeth affected by disease, damage, or decay. The aim is to restore the function and health of teeth with restorations such as fillings, crowns, bridges, dental implants, and veneers. These restorations can help preserve original teeth by repairing them or they can replace missing teeth. They also help improve the appearance and bite function of patients who are missing one or more teeth. Read More 

Should You See A General Dentist Or An Orthodontist?

It is easy to confuse one for the other since both are dental specialists. Both offer dental services, but there are differences in their areas of specialization. Some who practice general dentistry also offer some orthodontic services. This does not mean that they are orthodontists. Who Is a General Dentist?  Typically, a general dentist will go through dental school, graduate, and obtain a license to practice dentistry. Once they have a license, general dentists can provide oral hygiene services such as root canals, crowns, tooth decay, teeth whitening, and bridges. Read More 

What You Need to Know Before Your First Root Canal

When you get the news you need a root canal, your initial reaction might be to panic. Root canals can be great to restore the health of your teeth, but chances are you are not keen on having the procedure done. Thankfully, root canals are not as terrible as you might believe. Here are some things you should know before your first root canal: You Should Not Experience Much Pain Read More