Teeth can form cavities when sugar combines with bacteria in the mouth to form acid, which weakens the enamel when proper flossing and brushing is not done to remove it. These cavities can continue to grow in size, and even become painful, if not detected and ‘filled’. In our office, we offer tooth-colored restorations rather than the traditional silver amalgam filling. These restorations are strongly bonded, wear-resistant composite fillings that are able to restore decayed teeth. Read more
If taking a bite of ice cream or having a sip of a hot cup of coffee causes you pain then you might have sensitive teeth. Sometimes the painful sensation is a result of a cavity or crack, but more often than not it is caused by worn enamel or an exposed tooth root. One of the best ways you can prevent your teeth from being sensitive is it to make sure you are brushing correctly. Brushing too vigorously can retract the gums and expose the sensitive part of the tooth making to the tooth even more sensitive. If you have sensitive teeth your dentist will have a number of treatment options for you. Your dentist may provide or inform you of desensitizing toothpaste, it will over a few brushes, help block the transmission of painful sensations from the tooth’s surface to the root. There are also several in-office treatments that may be useful to strengthen your enamel. If you [...]
Missing teeth can cause serious problems, and not just with your appearance. The shape of your face and jaw can change, your remaining teeth can drift out of place, and you may have trouble eating certain foods or speaking clearly. Dental implants are permanent replacements that mimic the look and feel of natural teeth. They enhance the appearance of your smile and improve speech and they are an ideal replacement for loose- fitting dentures. Dental implants can give you the confidence and healthy smile you have always wanted. Call us today to book a consultation to find out if they are right for you!
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