Dentistry and Oral Care Blogs
Why Today’s Dentures are Not Your Grandma’s
False teeth have been around for literally hundreds of years. The first known attempts at creating dentures occurred around 700 B.C. as far as anthropologist can tell. At that time animal teeth or those from other humans were used to make them. Tooth decay was not as rampant in ancient history as it is now.
How Best to Give Your Crowns Longevity
Dental crowns are an investment in your smile and in your oral health. Pearl Dentistry . They protect the tooth and add stability and strength to a tooth that otherwise may be further damaged and eventually broken off. Not only does the crown restore health to the tooth, it also restores your smile. The Lifespan of the Dental
Whenever you mention flossing, you’re sure to get a variety of reactions. Some dentists think flossing is pointless, and because patients don’t know how to do it correctly, they’re damaging their teeth and gums. Other dentists acknowledge that flossing can seem unimportant to their patients, but they want to make sure their patients understand why … Continue reading “Gotta Floss!”
If your teeth are missing or damaged, there’s help. It used to be that bridges and dentures were the only things available, and they didn’t always work so well. Now, you can get dental implants. What are dental implants? They’re as they sound; replacement tooth roots that provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth that … Continue reading “Back To Beautiful Smiles”
Root canals aren’t fun. Everybody knows that. What is a root canal, though? Whenever you tell people you have to get one, they’ll shudder or sympathize, but not necessarily know what it is. Essentially, it’s a procedure to save extremely damaged teeth. It’s a recommended treatment for teeth with severe nerve infection, or pulp damage. … Continue reading “Don’t Stess Over Dentists”