2 Tips To Prevent Bone Atrophy While Wearing Dentures
1 March 2016
Bone atrophy occurs when your jaw bone begins to shrink in size. Your jaw bone can easily begin to erode because of any added stress. Your jaw bone will also quickly shrink if it is constantly experiencing any extreme force. This process is common in denture wearers because the dentures add an added layer of stress to the bone in the mouth. Therefore, if it is not caught and prevented early on, this can lead to a number of dental problems down the line.
Lost A Tooth? Here's Why It's Important To Replace It Soon
10 February 2016
If you've lost a tooth or had to have one pulled, it's important to have it replaced – and soon. Here's a look at why prompt replacement is so important, and what your options include.
Why must you replace a tooth quickly?
The roots of your tooth nestle within your jaw bone. Their presence stimulates blood flow to the jaw bone, essentially keeping that bone alive. When the tooth is removed and there is no nerve to stimulate the bone, the bone tends to break down and dissolve over time.
Helpful Information About Dealing With Molar Cavities & An Abscess
19 January 2016
Do you avoid chewing on one side of your mouth because your molars are sensitive and there is a lump on your gums? It is a good idea to see a dentist as soon as you are able to make an appointment in case you have a cavity and abscess. In this article, learn what kind of dental treatment you might need if you have a cavity and abscess.
Why is Prompt Dental Treatment Needed for a Cavities & an Abscess?
3 Precautions To Keep Your Child's Teeth In Great Shape
30 December 2015
As a parent, it can be difficult to protect your little one's teeth from decay. However, there are precautions that you can take to help keep your child's teeth in great shape. Here are a few:
Carbonated beverages are acidic. In fact, the pH of Coke is around 2.5.
Generally, pH values range between 0 and 14. The most acidic substances have the lowest pH, and the most alkaline liquids have a pH closer to 14.