3 Things To Know If Your Dentist Recommends A Crown Instead Of A Filling

When a tooth contains a lot of decay, you will have the opportunity to save the tooth by visiting a dentist. Unfortunately, though, your dentist may tell you that a dental filling will not be sufficient for fixing and saving the tooth. Instead of using a filling, the dentist might recommend using a dental crown. If you are in this situation and not sure if you really want to go this route, there are three important things you should know. Read More 

Long Term Solutions To Dental Sensitivity

Around 40 million adults suffer from tooth sensitivity issues. These problems cause sudden sensations to cascade through the mouth when you subject your teeth to extremely cold or hot substances. The sensations are often sharp and painful, and most people avoid both high and low temperature foods to avoid this discomfort. However, this is not a long term solution to the issue. If you are looking for long term relief, then read on. Read More 

Returning From An Overseas Peace Corps Assignment? What Dental Issues May You Be Facing?

If you've recently returned to the U.S. from an overseas assignment as a Peace Corps volunteer, you may still be catching up on all the tasks and paperwork you missed while you were away. Although seeking dental treatment shortly after your return may have fallen low on your list of priorities, having a checkup (and any necessary repair work performed) when you get back is crucial to safeguarding your oral health. Read More 

3 Conditions That Must Be Present For Cavities To Form

If you want to keep your teeth healthy and strong, your main goal should be to prevent cavities from forming. Cavities not only destroy teeth, but they can also lead to problems with your gums. The best way to prevent cavities from forming is to understand the way they develop. There are three main conditions that must be present for cavities to form, and you may be able to prevent cavities by understanding these conditions. Read More 

4 Things You Need To Know About Periodontal Flap Surgery

Periodontitis is a severe form of gum disease that damages the tissues that support your teeth, such as your ligaments and bones, in addition to your gums. If your dentist has diagnosed you with this condition, you will need to start treatment right away. One treatment that your dentist may recommend is periodontal flap surgery. Here are four things you need to know about it. Why is this surgery performed? Read More