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Tips For Dealing With A Major Toothache

If you have suddenly found yourself with a major toothache, you may want to do everything you can in order to ease some of that pain. To do that, you will need to take a few moments of your time to consider making use of the following suggestions. Rinse With Salt Water Add a teaspoon of salt to cup of warm or hot water. Make sure that the water is warm enough to dissolve the salt, but not too hot that it would burn the inside of your mouth. Read More 

Dental Restorations: 2 Reasons To Replace Your Old Composite Fillings

If your old composite dental fillings appear in good shape, you might not think it's necessary to replace them with new restorations. Although composite fillings make excellent restorations, they can wear down from old age. In addition, decay can develop inside your filled teeth or below your gumline. Without a thorough dental exam, you may not even know that you have decay in your filled teeth. Here are reasons to replace your old restorations with new ones. Read More 

Four Advances In Dental Implant Technology You Should Know About

If you're like many people, you think of dental implants as a  time-consuming and possibly even painful process. After all, the traditional process involves three separate stages -- first the implants themselves, then the post, finally, the crown -- and this procedure can take up to a year in some cases, with infection and other potential side effects frequently being part of the picture. However, recent technology has changed significantly in ways that make the process much easier for patients. Read More 

What Can Cause Porcelain Dental Veneers To Crack?

Today, people have more options than ever to correct issues with their teeth. What used to take several years to fix can sometimes be done in one office visit. This is mainly due to advancements in cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain dental veneers are one procedure that is sought out by individuals who want to correct issues with their teeth. Veneers can correct a variety of issues such as stained teeth, chipped teeth, misaligned teeth, and gaps. Read More 

Persistent Gum Disease? You May Need A Root Scaling Procedure

Redness, soreness, and bleeding -- these are all signs of gum disease. In many cases, you can clear up gum disease on your own with some more vigilant brushing, flossing, and mouthwash use. But if you've been great about your dental hygiene for a couple of weeks and your gum disease symptoms are not subsiding, you may need professional treatment. Often, the first treatment your dentist will recommend will be a root scaling procedure. Read More