Dental implants are the permanent replacment of missing teeth with artificial teeth or dentures that are attached to metal anchors, usually made of titanium, and have been surgically inserted inside the jawbone.
General anesthesia is way of effectively sedate a patient “unconsciousness” to complete dental treatment.
After Tooth Extractions Care
What should I do the same day of the extractions? Do not rinse your mouth. Do not use a straw, spit, or smoke. Some bleeding is to be expected following extractions. If persistent bleeding occurs, place gauze over bleeding and bite down firmly for one-half hour, repeat if necessary and contact your dentist if bleeding continues.
Dry socket is not an infection, but a common cause of pain after extraction. It is associated with the partialy or completely lost blood clot inside the tooth socket and the exposure of the bone socket, which is extremely sensitive causing a dull, aching and sometimes throbbing pain (which might radiate to the ear).
Composite White Fillings
Composite bonding is an esthetic way to restore and treat teeth. Available in variety of colors and shades, composite bonding can be made to look like your natural tooth.
Unless there is a problem or complain from the child, the first dental visit should be between age 1-2. It is an important visit where parents learn the appropriate way of maintaining a child's oral health.
Headgear is an orthodontic appliance that will create a polling or pushing force on the upper jaw and teeth to guide them into position.
Canker sores are ulcers of the mouth that affect millions of Americans every year causing pain and discomfort. The cause of canker sores is unknown but several factors have been identified. Normally, the canker sores heal after 7-10 days.
Snoring is a common problem that people might not be aware of. It can defined as a loud breathing sound during sleep that is caused by the vibration of the soft palate (the soft part of the roof of the mouth).
Immediate dentures are dentures constructed before all the teeth are extracted and placed immediately after removal of the remaining teeth. In most cases, the remaining teeth are the front teeth.