Exploring Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

4 Reasons To Fill A Cavity In A Primary Tooth

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One of the primary causes of tooth decay is the presence of Streptococcus mutans, an oral bacterium often found in the mouth of adults. However, the cavity-causing bacteria can easily be transmitted from a parent to his or her child. One study suggests that the likelihood of your child being infected with a cavity-causing Streptococcus bacterium increases with age. Around 30 percent of three-month-old babies are infected, but more than 80 percent of 24-month-old toddlers host the bacteria. Read More»

How To Keep Dental Veneers In Good Shape Even If You Grind Your Teeth

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Some people with bruxism worry that they won’t be able to get veneers or that they’ll become damaged and require frequent, expensive replacement. It’s true that people who grind their teeth have to take some extra care with their veneers; however, it’s definitely possible to have bruxism and still keep your veneers in good shape for years to come. How can you make them last as long as possible? Bite Guard Read More»

3 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help Preserve Your Child's Smile

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It’s easy to think of a cosmetic dentist as someone who fixes cosmetic problems with your teeth – like chips, cracks, or stains – rather than as someone who prevents cosmetic problems from happening in the first place. But the truth is that taking your child to a cosmetic dentist early on can help ensure that their smile never needs to be fixed in the first place. Take a look at a few ways that your cosmetic dentist can help preserve your child’s smile for the future. Read More»

Avoiding A Teeth Cleaning Because Of Finances? It May Be More Affordable Then You Think

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If you don’t go to the dentist because you don’t have dental insurance but you know you’re past due for a teeth cleaning, putting off a dental visit could have long term health effects. Going to the dentist is something that should be done at least annually, and your overall health could be suffering because your lack of oral care. Here are a few things to consider if you haven’t been to the dentist in years, when you try to make excuses why you haven’t gone. Read More»

5 Things To Do After A Dental Extraction

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Dental extractions are unavoidable and necessary for a number of reasons. You may need to have your wisdom teeth removed, for example, since wisdom teeth are difficult to brush and keep clean and cause shifts and changes in your mouth that can be damaging. You may also need to have a tooth that has suffered from decay removed before the decay spreads to other areas of the mouth. Once you have a dental extraction performed, you will want to do these five things afterwards: Read More»