Why You Can't Get Dental Implants If You Have Periodontitis

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Gum disease is an oral condition that attacks the gum and bone tissue surrounding the roots of your teeth. Early gum disease or gingivitis causes minor damage to gum and bone tissue. But over time, gingivitis can worsen as the disease creeps deeper under the gum tissue. The condition then becomes periodontitis or periodontal disease. Since periodontitis causes gum recession, loose teeth and later, tooth loss, many patients wonder if it is possible for them to replace their teeth with dental implants.

8 September 2022

3 Types of Tooth Pain

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If you have tooth pain in one or more of your teeth, then you might not yet know what the problem is. While a toothache is a sign of a problem, not all dental pain has the same source or needs the same treatment. Read on to find out more about three common types of tooth pain. 1. Sensitivity If you have tooth sensitivity, then your teeth will usually hurt when you eat or drink something hot or cold.

20 July 2022

What Are the Benefits of Using an Emergency Dentist?

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In a dental emergency, swift treatment can save a tooth or prevent severe infection from occurring. Some people choose to put off dental treatment. But delaying emergency dental care could worsen your dental injury further. Calling an emergency dentist when you have a severe dental injury or condition offers many benefits. Your dentist can assess the problem straight away Some dental conditions are difficult to assess without a dentist's help. Unless you understand what the dental condition is, you can't treat the problem effectively.

12 May 2022

Essential Flossing Tips for Healthier Gums

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If you're not already flossing your teeth, now is a great time to start. Flossing regularly and with the right technique can remove food particles that encourage bad bacteria to grow. Overall, it's an excellent habit to adopt when you want to keep your gums healthy. Here are some tips for making your flossing a success.  Achieve Consistency As with any new habit, it takes a while to settle into flossing if you don't already do it.

1 April 2022

4 Reasons Your Teeth Are Changing Colour

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Are you noticing that your teeth are changing colour? You're not alone. Many people notice their teeth changing colour, and there is usually a reason why. This article will discuss four of the most common reasons your teeth might be changing colour. Keep reading to find out more! 1. Poor oral hygiene habits A common reason for teeth changing colour is poor oral hygiene habits such as not brushing frequently enough or well enough.

15 February 2022

How Changing Your Diet Can Improve Your Oral Health

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The things you eat and drink every day impact your oral health. Your overall oral health can be influenced by what types of food you eat, when you eat it and how much you eat. Below is a guide to some dietary changes you can make to improve your oral health. Limit snacking between meals When people snack throughout the day, their mouths are in constant contact with sugars that gradually wear away at the tooth enamel.

15 December 2021

What Happens If You Damage a Tooth While Wearing Braces?

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Orthodontics corrects problems with your teeth, and it shouldn't create them. But it's certainly possible for you to experience dental trauma while wearing your braces, even if the trauma is unrelated to the fact that you have braces. What happens if you suffer an accident that damages your teeth while you're wearing braces? Avoid Potential Accidents In the first place, you need to do everything within your power to avoid potential accidents during your orthodontic treatment.

26 October 2021