Build Stronger Teeth

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Build Stronger Teeth

Everyone knows the basics of good dental care. Brush your teeth after every meal, floss every day, see your dentist at least twice a year. It sounds simple. But what if you still don’t have strong, healthy teeth? Weak enamel can be a genetic weakness, or it can be caused by other conditions, like Celiac disease. I’ve always had weak enamel, so I started looking into ways that I could increase the strength of my teeth, and found that dietary changes could make a big difference. I started this blog to share my experience, and to talk about other ways you can make your teeth stronger and healthier. There are lots of things that you can do to improve your dental health. You just have to find them.

What Does An Oral Surgeon Do?

An oral surgeon is a specialized type of dentist who works in the field of oral surgeon work. This can include more intensive dental work or work where the patient has to be exclusively put under general anesthesia before they can be worked on. You may go your entire life without having to go to the oral surgeon, or you may face having some oral surgery in the future. A common type of oral surgery is wisdom teeth removal. Read More 

Why Have A Dental Cleaning Before Your Braces Are Fitted?

If you're about to start orthodontic treatment, then your orthodontist might ask you to schedule a teeth cleaning treatment with your dentist before they fit your braces. Why is it a good idea to have your teeth professionally cleaned at this stage? Get Tooth Surfaces in the Right Shape You might have a good dental hygiene routine; however, your teeth and gums could still benefit from a professional cleaning before braces. Read More 

Why Does A Lost Dental Filling Sometimes Hurt?

A lost filling isn't always a dental emergency—but when it is, you're definitely going to know about it. Sometimes when a filling detaches from a tooth, there can be immediate (and distinctive) pain. But why can a lost filling inflict so much pain on your poor tooth, and what needs to be done about it? Three Layers You can think of your teeth as having three layers. There's the tough, highly-mineralized enamel on the outside, with strong dentin (which forms the bulk of the tooth's overall structure) beneath the enamel. Read More 

Is A Root Canal Retreatment Worth It If Your Tooth Gets Another Infection?

Root canal therapy is a great treatment option to clear diseased dental pulp and prevent the loss of a tooth. WebMD says that root canal therapy has a 95 percent success rate, and the effects of the treatment can last a lifetime. However, in a few instances, the first root canal may not heal properly, and a patient may need a second root canal to reap the oral health benefits. Take a look at why retreatment may be necessary and what it entails. Read More 

Dental Implant Procedure: What To Expect When Getting A Dental Implant

Dental implants are the artificial tooth roots used to support an artificial tooth (dental crown). Getting a dental implant in place of a missing tooth provides several benefits, such as:  Preventing jaw bone deterioration  Preventing the shifting of adjacent teeth But, installing a dental implant is a lengthy process that takes several months. Thus, if you plan on getting a dental implant, here is what you should expect.  Read More