Exploring The Effects of Gum Disease

Why You Need the Right Dentist for Your Kid With Hearing Impairment

If you have a child with hearing impairment, they may have a difficulty communicating with their dentist during examinations and treatments. Communication difficulties will arise if the dentist can't understand the child's expressions and the child can't hear the dentist. Here are a few mistakes that may complicate the issue even further: Over Focusing on the Interpreter A common solution for the miscommunication problem is to bring an interpreter, who may be a family member or a professional interpreter, to help the dentist and child communicate.   Read More...

Crown Sensitivity: A Look At This Common Side Effect

After you have your new crown put into place, you may spend some time admiring the appearance of your newly improved tooth in the mirror. A dental crown will protect your tooth from damage for years to come and will likely allow you to keep that tooth in your mouth when it otherwise might have been lost. But there is one worrying symptom that might appear in the meantime: crown sensitivity.   Read More...

Risks Of Leaving A Food Trap Untreated In Your Mouth

A food trap is a term that refers to a place in your mouth, in between two teeth, where food always gets trapped. This trap can be annoying, because you might have to floss after each meal, and it can also be painful if you have to floss too often. In addition, failing to get this fixed can lead to the following risks. Sore gums The first problem you are likely to incur is sore gums.   Read More...

Tips For Choosing Between Traditional Lab And Same Day Dental Crowns

When a tooth is very decayed or broken or a root canal is needed, a crown may be necessary to repair the damage. While traditionally this meant going to the dentist once to prepare the tooth, make the impressions, and get a temporary crown and a second time about a month later to have the permanent crown placed, it's now possible to get same day dental crowns from some dentists.   Read More...

Tips to Make Healing After Your Gum-Tissue Graft Surgery Easier

It's common for people to not notice their gums receding until it becomes a problem because it's such a gradual process. However, when your gums recede to the point that the root of the tooth starts to become exposed, your teeth may become overly sensitive, and the bone supporting your teeth could become damaged. To correct receding gums, you need to have oral reconstructive surgery—specifically gum-tissue graft surgery. The process and recovery can be difficult for some people to deal with, but following these tips makes it easier.   Read More...